New Minas Gerais Covid-19 lockdown unlikely to affect iron ore output - sources

Mining activities at Minas Gerais are unlikely to be affected despite a newly-imposed Covid-19 lockdown on Thursday March 4, market sources said.

The local authorities in Minas Gerais have issued an initial 15-day lockdown to tackle the spread of the Covid-19 virus, with further evaluation needed to determine whether an extension is needed, local news outlets said
Mining activities will still continue because they are considered essential services, one Singapore-based trader said.

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Alex Theo

Min Li

Zihao Yu

March 04, 2021

10:50 GMT

Singapore, Shanghai