China's manganese ore imports down nearly a fifth in March

Chinese manganese ore imports dropped 18.9% in March, as persistently weak market of manganese alloys persuaded buyers to cut purchase volumes.

Manganese ore and concentrate imports were at 992,038 tonnes in March, 231,833 tonnes less than in February, according to figures from China customs.

"Though the prices of manganese ore are at low levels, local market...

Published

Rena Gu

April 27, 2012

02:00 GMT

Shanghai