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Few positive signs for steel and iron ore at mid-year point

With Paul Bartholomew

June 12, 2015 07:00:48 EST (5:13)

The steel market's weakness continues to weigh on both iron ore demand and prices. As the first half of the year comes to a close, Paul Bartholomew, Platts managing editor for steel and steel raw materials, looks at the sentiment of the Chinese steel market, the volume of exports coming out of Port Hedland in Australia which could put pressure on prices, as well as Vale's breakthrough in landing its giant ore carriers in China.

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