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Iron ore enters festive season with little to celebrate as prices dip to historic lows

With Hongmei Li

December 01, 2015 08:02:38 EST (3:21)

Seaborne iron ore prices hit $42.50/dmt CFR North China on November 30, the lowest ever recorded since Platts started assessing it in 2008. In this video, Platts senior editor for steel Hongmei Li takes a closer look at how the slowdown in China's economic growth is affecting the iron ore and steel markets, the winter season's impact on production, as well as the market's expectation on prices as the year comes to a close.

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