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Why Mexican Drug-Traffickers Smuggle Iron Ore to China

The Economist explains why smuggling iron ore to China has become a popular activity for Mexican drug traffickers: IT IS big, bulky, you can’t
March 11, 2014 9:04 PM

Why Is China Importing So Much Iron?

Quartz's Gwynn Guilford reports that China's year-on-year imports surged to 10.9% in July at $168 billion and all because of iron ore
August 11, 2013 5:17 PM

Iron Ore Miners Still Bullish on China Demand

For several years, China has had the world’s largest demand for iron ore, but now BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest miner, has reported
March 20, 2012 3:17 PM