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Managing credit risk for global commodity producers

Managing credit risk for global commodity producers

of iron ore or coal purchased when prices were at their ... in South Africa, Australia and the UK. Credit ratings The international rating agencies: Moodys and Standard & Poors (S&P) provide capital markets with the most ... or looming loan repayments which were perceived to be

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The Society for Conservation Biology

The Society for Conservation Biology

Oct 28, 2013 In the Republic of Guinea, for example, the Mount Nimba Biosphere Reserve, a World Heritage Site, was downsized by 1,550 ha to allow for iron-ore prospecting. Further, some 44% of Africa's major metal mines are inside or within 10 km of a protected area, considerably more than the 25% in both Asia and South America (Dur n et al. 2013).

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FOCUS Can China really move away from financial

FOCUS Can China really move away from financial

Jun 18, 2021 High iron ore prices have been a key sore point for Chinese steelmakers, which frequently see margins eroded by the cost of steelmaking raw materials. Hot metal costs increased by $66.34 per tonne on a daily average basis in May to $524.40 per tonne, according to Fastmarkets data. This caused the hot metal to hot-rolled coil spread in eastern...

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China holds steady but India looms as big buyer iron ore buyer

China holds steady but India looms as big buyer iron ore buyer

Jan 18, 2012 Already Indian steel companies are importing ore from South Africa and Mozambique, according to media reports, because of the sudden emergence of a severe supply shortfall. ... after world iron ...

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Australia's spot as China's top source for iron ore under

Australia's spot as China's top source for iron ore under

Jul 25, 2020 Australia's share of China's iron ore imports may be at risk following the opening of four new ports that can operate berths for extra-large ships, opening up new possibilities for greater imports ...

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News24 South Africa's leading source of breaking news

News24, South Africa's premier news source, provides breaking news on national, world, Africa, sport, entertainment, technology & more.

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Copper The Most Critical Metal FNArena

Copper The Most Critical Metal FNArena

Dec 16, 2020 The country's manufacturing PMI for November, seen as a leading indicator of copper usage, rose to 52.1 while the Caixin manufacturing PMI, which includes both large and small firms, jumped to a 10-year high of 54.9. The construction index leapt from 59.8 in October to 60.5. Iron ore has also been on a tear of late.

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Trump's Trade War Reaches Into Depths of Chile's Copper

Trump's Trade War Reaches Into Depths of Chile's Copper

Sep 02, 2018 The economic slowdown in China and the U.S.-led trade war is pulling down copper prices, hurting a country far from both Washington and Beijing.

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What impact will Brexit have on Africa ACCA Global

What impact will Brexit have on Africa ACCA Global

This article was first published in the October 2017 Africa edition of Accounting and Business magazine.. The UK’s departure from the European Union (EU) and last year’s US presidential elections are warning signs that parts of the world are shifting from the globalisation predicted by management guru Kenichi Ohmae in the 1980s, towards nationalism and a predilection for protectionism.

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Container rates alert Xeneta tracks slight decline in

Container rates alert Xeneta tracks slight decline in

After an unexpected leap in long-term contracted ocean freight rates in May, June was a calmer month for the container industry, with a slight decline of 1.7% in global rates. According to the ...

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World Economy International Business amp Finance News

World Economy International Business amp Finance News

The potential collapse of a Chinese property development giant could have severe consequences for iron ore prices and the Aussie economy. Australian Economy Stark warning on China ‘cold war’

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Copper the most critical metal MINING.COM

Copper the most critical metal MINING.COM

Dec 06, 2020 Iron ore has also been on a tear of late. The steelmaking ingredient hit $132.13 a tonne last Tuesday, a six-year high. The numbers are so good, some market observers are …

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Market Quick Take May 20 2021 Saxo Group

Market Quick Take May 20 2021 Saxo Group

May 20, 2021 Australia is China’s number one source for iron ore imports. The Australian jobs data overnight was mixed, with strong +34k growth in full time positions a positive, but the drop in the participation rate of 0.3% exceeding the 0.2% drop in the unemployment rate to 5.5%. Some volatility should be expected in the Australia jobs market after the ...

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Myanmar Rare Earth Metals Newswire EIN Presswire

Myanmar Rare Earth Metals Newswire EIN Presswire

Jul 22, 2021 Vedanta Zinc International adds a new product line to expand its Black Mountain operations. Vedanta Zinc International (VZI) (www.Vedanta-ZincInternational.com) announced that it started a new Iron Ore product line this year. It will be scaling up iron ore production at its Black Mountain Mine (BMM) operations in Aggeneys, Northern Cape, South …

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Australia shares end lower as lockdown fears loom over

Australia shares end lower as lockdown fears loom over

Jul 15, 2021 The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.26% to end at 7,335.9, with only heavyweight gold and iron ore miners in the black. Local media reported that Melbourne would follow Sydney into a lockdown, as the outbreak of the highly contagious Delta variant threatens to take hold in the Victorian capital.

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News South African African International Videos

Polity.org.za offers a unique take on news, with a focus on political, legal, economic and social issues in South Africa and Africa, as well as international affairs. Polity strives to provide our readers reliable and objective reporting on important issu

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Why the future is bright for nickel exploration BNN

Why the future is bright for nickel exploration BNN

Feb 16, 2021 A BC Rail Line is located approximately 12 km to the south. Nickel 100 Group: Nickel-cobalt-chromium mineralization has not been well-explored, but the presence of awaruite has been documented. Geologist, Ursula Mowat completed a preliminary field work program over the area in 2004, and confirmed the presence of elevated nickel, cobalt ...

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FTSE 100 hits two week high as Ukraine tensions ease and

FTSE 100 hits two week high as Ukraine tensions ease and

Jul 22, 2014 Anglo American added 55p to 1600.5p after one of its main profit generators, Kumba Iron Ore in South Africa, reported better than expected results. A fall in iron ore export prices …

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Logistics cost amp infra bottlenecks blunt Indian mining

Logistics cost amp infra bottlenecks blunt Indian mining

Sep 04, 2018 The royalty charged on iron ore is 15 per cent, the highest in the world. Australia has 6.5-7.5 per cent while Brazil has two per cent. It is 0.5-7 per cent in South Africa and 0.5-4 per cent in China. In addition, Indian mining entities also must contribute to their District Mineral Foundation and National Mineral Exploration Trust. With ...

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Labor's buoyant budget built on house of cards

Labor's buoyant budget built on house of cards

Sep 30, 2010 Inflation is a looming threat, with the nation's CPI growing by 3.5 per cent year on year - a 22-month high - just last month. Chinese policy-makers are well aware of the dangers this poses and ...

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How global growth and infrastructure are driving commodities

How global growth and infrastructure are driving commodities

Feb 23, 2018 The optimism was spurred by global demand for raw materials ahead of the annual Chinese New Year holiday. Copper rose above $3.24 a pound, nickel was at 14,100 a tonne, the highest since May 2015, and zinc hit a near-decade high of $3,567 a tonne. Even the iron ore price which many expect to pull back, rose to a five-week best of $78.25 a tonne.

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Stocks cautious on trade Syria anxiety dollar near six

Stocks cautious on trade Syria anxiety dollar near six

Apr 13, 2018 While the figures pointed to robust demand from the world's top consumer of crude, copper and iron ore, they left the country with a rare trade deficit of $4.98 billion for the month, the first ...

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COVID's Aftershocks The biggest jump in food prices in a

COVID's Aftershocks The biggest jump in food prices in a

Jun 04, 2021 Producer price inflation hit its highest point since the 2008 global financial crisis, with Bloomberg warning that this could be “profoundly destabilising” for commodity-dependent countries. Since last year, copper and iron ore are up 30%, crude oil …

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China to dump Australian iron ore as it looks to Africa

China to dump Australian iron ore as it looks to Africa

Jul 09, 2020 If our dull policy makers bothered to try and understand China it would have become apparent ages ago that China was looking at both Africa and South America for iron ore …

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Material Matters China Coal And Iron Ore FNArena

Material Matters China Coal And Iron Ore FNArena

Jun 15, 2021 Goldman Sachs reiterates a Buy rating for BHP Group for high-grade iron ore exposure and a Sell rating for low-grade producer Fortescue Metals. Find out why FNArena subscribers like the service so much: Your Feedback (Thank You) – Warning this story contains unashamedly positive feedback on the service provided.

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S. Africa sees surprise sharp downturn Yahoo News

S. Africa sees surprise sharp downturn Yahoo News

Jun 08, 2016 Mining and quarrying -- which contribute around eight percent to GPD -- fell by 18.1 percent in the last quarter, due to lower production of platinum and iron ore. South Africa, which expanded by an average 5.0 percent between 2004 and 2007, has been hit by weak international commodity prices and the economic slowdown in China.

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Why Labour's polling is at a record high according to

Why Labour's polling is at a record high according to

Jul 26, 2020 Iron ore price surge drives warning over labour shortage. ... National says the looming prospect of NZ First not being a part of a potential Labour-led Government after the election will mean ...

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Petra Diamonds appoints new CEO share price rises

Petra Diamonds appoints new CEO share price rises

Feb 18, 2019 Prices of key steelmaking ingredients iron ore and coking coal, as well as steel products such as rebar and hot-rolled coil, all swooned more than …

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The Crisis in Zimbabwe How the U.S. Should Respond The

The Crisis in Zimbabwe How the U.S. Should Respond The

Mar 23, 2007 South Africa has been struggling to cope with an estimated 3 million Zimbabweans believed to be in the country and deported an average of 12,000 Zimbabweans per month in 2006. [41] Recommendations

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Raytheon CEO to become chairman as well MSN

Raytheon CEO to become chairman as well MSN

Apr 27, 2021 Raytheon Technologies chief executive Greg Hayes is adding the chairman’s role to his job title now that executive chairman Tom Kennedy has announced his …

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Australia pays heavy price for being RT International

Australia pays heavy price for being RT International

Dec 15, 2020 China is a giant buyer in a global buyer’s market. And Australia stands to be the sole loser in any trade dispute. Under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, Beijing is shifting to a “diversification strategy”. A key objective is to reduce China’s dependence on sole suppliers and in particular reliance on Western-aligned economies.

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FOX 5 New York

New York news, weather, traffic and sports from FOX 5 NY serving New York City, Long Island, New York, New Jersey and Westchester County. Watch breaking news live and Good Day New York.

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Iron Ore PRICE Today Iron Ore Spot Price Chart Live

Iron Ore PRICE Today Iron Ore Spot Price Chart Live

Jul 13, 2021 Iron Ore Price: Get all information on the Price of Iron Ore including News, Charts and Realtime Quotes. ... Goldman Sachs names 31 stocks to buy as the economy reopens despite the looming threat ...

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