China slashes chromite imports by one-third in April
Published: Friday, 07 July 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.
China Customs data released in June shows total chromite
imports (across all grades, including metallurgical and
non-met) stood at a mere 724,412 tonnes in...