China's iron ore imports up 9.5% in 2020

China’s iron ore imports increased by 9.5% in 2020 in comparison with 2019, Chinese customs data shows.

The country imported 1.17 billion tonnes of the steelmaking raw material last year, compared with 1.07 billion tonnes in 2019, according to the statistics released on Thursday January 14.

This is despite a 4.5% year-on-year drop in imports in December to 96.74...

Published

Zihao Yu

January 14, 2021

04:43 GMT

Singapore