FOCUS: Export flows from South Africa to falter despite lockdown easing
Published: Wednesday, 20 May 2020
The smooth flow of material from South Africa will remain uncertain for a considerable period even after the country eased its restrictions on activity in response to the Covid-19 virus.
South Africa entered lockdown on March 26, which severely
tightened exports of 37% manganese ore, UG2 chrome ore and
foundry grade chromite, among other materials.
The government has since granted permission for mines to
operate. But strict controls are in place to prevent the spread
of the virus among workers...