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Raw materials prices strengthened as steel makers restocked
Jan 15,2021 10:59CST
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An SMM survey showed that the average operating rate of BFs at Chinese steel makers inched up 0.4 percentage point on the week to 88.4% as of January 14. This was 0.26 percentage point higher than the same period last year. Some steel makers completed maintenance this week, which contributed to the rise in operating rates. 
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