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China’s iron ore imports hit lowest since Feb 2016, copper imports fell as economic slowdown weighs

China’s iron ore imports hit their lowest since February 2016 in June, customs data showed on Friday, as supply declined from top miners in Brazil and Australia.

Arrivals of the steelmaking raw material were 75.18 million tonnes last month, compared to the 83.24 million tonnes imported a year earlier and 83.75 million tonnes in the previous month, showed data released by the General Administration of Customs on Friday.

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