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China’s iron ore imports rebound amid steel output surge, copper imports drop

  • Iron ore imports rebounded from an 18-month-low in April amid a surge of steel output
  • China's copper imports fell nearly 11 per cent in May from a month earlier

China’s iron ore imports rebounded in May from an 18-month-low in April, but were still well below one year earlier,  as disruptions to output in Brazil and Australia hampered shipments.

The world’s biggest iron ore consumer imported 83.75 million tonnes of iron ore last month, 3.7 per cent higher than April but down 11 per cent . . .

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