Original article by Stephen Bartholomeusz
The Age – Page: Online : 20-Aug-21
A convergence of "China-centric" developments have seen the price of iron ore fall by over 30 per cent since its May peak, and some will have long-term impacts on demand for Australia’s most valuable export commodity. One of these developments is China’s commitment to achieve a peak in its carbon emissions by 2030 and to be net zero by 2060. China’s steel industry accounts for 13 per cent of its emissions, so this is one of the main areas of its focus, while it is also seeking to source new supplies of iron ore.