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  • Update: Iron Ore Buyers Start Halting Imports April 07, 2010

    Several major Chinese iron ore traders are suspending imports of iron ore from iron ore giants Vale (NYSE:VALE), Rio Tinto (NYSE:RTP, LON:RIO) and BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP), National…

  • CISA Calls for Iron Giant Boycott April 02, 2010

    The China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) and China Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals and Chemicals Importers and Exporters (CCCMC) have stipulated that firms that imported…

  • Rio Tinto Defendants Given 7-14 Years, Say Sources March 29, 2010

    Four employees of British-Australian mining conglomerate Rio Tinto (NYSE:RTP, LON:RIO), including former Shanghai office head and Australian citizen Stern Hu, have received jail…

  • CNOOC, BG Group Ink 20-Yr Natural Gas Deal March 25, 2010

    China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) (NYSE: CEO, 0883.HK) has signed a 20-year contract to purchase liquefied natural gas (LNG) from British natural gas company BG Group…

  • PetroChina Profit Sinks 10%, Weighed by Oil Prices March 25, 2010

    Oil giant PetroChina (NYSE:PTR, 0857.HK, 601857.SH) said its 2009 turnover declined 5% annually to RMB 1.02 trillion in 2009, weighed down by a 38.4% year-on-year decrease in oil…

  • CNPC, Shell Propose Sichuan Gas Project March 24, 2010

    PetroChina (NYSE:PTR, 601857.SH, 0857.HK) parent China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A, LON:RDSA) announced plans on March 23 to jointly…

  • PetroChina, Shell to Buy Aussie’s Arrow for A$3.5b March 23, 2010

    A 50/50 joint venture between a subsidiary of PetroChina (0857.HK, NYSE:PTR, 601857.SH) and Shell Energy Holdings Australia, has entered into an agreement to purchase 100% of the…

  • Vale Seeks to Double Iron Ore Benchmark Price March 19, 2010

    Brazil's Vale (NYSE:VALE) aims to life its 2010 iron ore benchmark price by 90% to 100%, Sina reported citing Luo Bingsheng Vice President of the China Iron and Steel Association…

  • Chalco Gets Nod for RMB 10b Private Placement March 17, 2010

    Aluminum Corporation of China's (Chalco) (NYSE:ACH, 2600.HK, 601600.SZ) has received Chinese regulatory approval to a non-public offering of A-shares, the company announced March…

  • China Customs:  Feb Iron Ore Imports Up 5.6% Y-o-y March 10, 2010

    China imported 49.38 million tons of iron ore in February, up 5.6% year-on-year, according to data released by the General Administration of Customs March 10. February iron ore…