New Covid-19 cases disrupt Chinese mineral logistics

By Davide Ghilotti, Carrie Shi, William Clarke, Jon Stibbs
Published: Thursday, 14 January 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic is once again disrupting logistics in China, with authorities reporting the first death in the country since the spring of 2020.

A local outbreak of the Covid-19 virus in Hebei province, near Beijing, was affecting the transport of a number of minerals and metals, Fastmarkets heard on Thursday January 14.

Chinese authorities first placed travel restrictions on Hebei on January 6. At the time of publication, the provincial capital of Shijiazhuang...

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