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East China cities quarantine arrivals as virus spreads in South Korea, Japan

25 Feb 2020

BEIJING The eastern Chinese city of Qingdao is imposing a 14-day quarantine on all arrivals, state media reported on Tuesday, as China moves to address the threat of a rise in coronavirus cases in neighboring South Korea and nearby Japan.

UPDATE 2-East China cities quarantine arrivals as virus spreads in S. Korea, Japan

25 Feb 2020

* SKorea has almost 1,000 coronavirus cases; Japan cases up (Recasts with Qingdao measures)

RPT-Top China steelmakers Baowu, Shagang see Q1 output down due to virus outbreak

24 Feb 2020

* Industry association expects mills' performance to fall in H1

Top China steelmakers Baowu, Shagang sees first-quarter output down due to virus outbreak

22 Feb 2020

BEIJING China's biggest steel producer, China Baowu Steel Group, expects output to fall 5% in the first quarter of 2020 due to coronavirus disruptions, a company official said on Saturday.

REFILE-Top China steelmakers Baowu, Shagang sees Q1 output down due to virus outbreak

22 Feb 2020

* Industry association expects mills' performance to fall in H1

China hikes H1 rare earth output quota as industry grapples with virus

19 Feb 2020

BEIJING China has raised its output quota for rare earth minerals in the first half of 2020 by 10% from a year earlier, a government notice showed on Wednesday, looking to step up production after a coronavirus outbreak disrupted activity in the sector.

Coronavirus outbreak dents impact of China's scrap metal tax relief

19 Feb 2020

BEIJING China's exemptions on import duties for U.S. copper and aluminum scrap will not massively increase shipments of the material as metal demand has dropped because of the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

China's copper imports and aluminium consumption to drop again in 2020 -Antaike

18 Feb 2020

* China's 2020 refined copper imports forecast to fall by 12.7%

China's metal exporters hit by cancellations, damage claims amid virus - trade group

18 Feb 2020

BEIJING Some overseas buyers of Chinese metal products have stopped accepting shipments amid the coronavirus outbreak, while others are seeking damages over delays, a China trade body said on Tuesday.

China steel body seeks help with transport as virus leaves mills stranded

13 Feb 2020

BEIJING China's steel industry body has asked the government for help in overcoming transport disruptions caused by curbs aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus, as steelmakers struggle to bring in raw materials for their plants or ship out products.

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