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African Iron Ore Exporters Keep a Wary Eye on China’s Falling Steel Output

File image of the Pilabra iron ore mine in Western Australia.

Iron ore prices are holding steady… for now… but investors are becoming increasingly worried about the impact that the real estate crisis and China’s slowing economy overall may have on-demand later in the year. 

Plus, Chinese officials have tried to limit steep output as part of a broader effort to curb pollution.

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