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China manganese: Export trades thin; tightening supply may support offers
November 27, 2015
Spot export trading in Chinese electrolytic manganese metal (EMM) on a FOB basis continued to be extremely thin due to the absence of buying interest, while offers generally remained though tightening supply may lend some support, market sources said Friday.
Are the BRICs still building or crumbling?
November 26, 2015
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Steel Raw Material Outlook
November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 - Read highlights of the latest Platts steel raw materials news and pricing analysis, focusing on the global iron ore, coking coal, scrap and ferroalloys markets.

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