China’s run-of-mine iron ore output rises 1.9% in Q1 [CORRECTED]

China’s domestic iron ore output increased slightly in the first quarter of 2018 amid weaker prices for the material.

The country produced 189.46 million tonnes of run-of-mine (ROM) iron ore in the three months to March 31, up 1.9% year on year, according to the latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics.

March’s output dipped 0.4% on the year to 66.89 million tonnes, with the production rate picking up by 3.1% to 2.16...


July Zhang

April 20, 2018

04:10 GMT