Few disruptions could dump additional 230,000 tonnes onto already oversupplied market this year.
» Demand has held up well. China, responsible for more than 45% of the seaborne trade, imported 9.4 million tonnes of concentrate during the first seven months of the year, a 36% jump on 2015. For the first seven months refined imports are up by nearly one-fifth at 3.1 million tonnes. »