Strengthening Ties with Chinese Industry Leaders
Rio Tinto has announced new commercial agreements with leading Chinese metal companies to supply copper concentrate and bauxite, signifying a deepening of ties with key players in the Chinese market.
The signed agreements entail Rio Tinto providing copper concentrate to Jinchuan Group and Baiyin Nonferrous Group, both major entities in China’s metal industry. Additionally, the Aluminum Corporation of China, or Chinalco, will receive both copper concentrate and bauxite under this new set of agreements.
A Focused Strategic Approach
By securing these supply deals during the Sixth Import and Export Fair, Rio Tinto demonstrates its focus on the Chinese market. The agreements are expected to ensure a consistent supply of raw materials to China, meeting the demand of its rapidly growing infrastructure and technology sectors. The move further positions Rio Tinto as a strategic partner within China’s metal industry ecosystem.
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