China slashes chromite imports by one-third in April

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Monday, 12 June 2017

Latest statistics point to a rapid worsening of demand for chromite in China which, against a record month for imports in January, has now halved its monthly imports.

Chinese imports of chromite recorded an abrupt slowdown in April, when shipments of the material entering the country fell by almost one-third on slow buying patterns.

Latest China Customs data shows total chromite imports (across all grades, including metallurgical and non-met) stood at a mere 724,412 tonnes in April, marking...

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