China says non-ferrous metal output slowed in November last year

China’s production of 10 major non-ferrous metals in November grew at a slower pace than a year ago, Xinhua news agency quoted the top economic planner as saying.

Output of non-ferrous metals grew 1.4 percent year on year in November, down by 6.5 percentage points from the growth posted last November, the National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement.

In the first 11 months, combined production rose 7.5 percent to 47.05 million tonnes, the statement said.

The 10 major non-ferrous metals include copper, aluminum, lead, zinc, nickel, stannum, antimony, mercury, magnesium and titanium.

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