China, the world’s largest consumer of nickel, imported 16,240 tons of refined nickel and nickel alloy last month, grew 7.96% year-on-year. In the first ten months of 2017, the country imported 171,621 tons, collapsed 48.72% from the corresponding period last year. Import of nickel ores and ferronickel (including nickel pig iron), however, grew significantly to support prices.To subscribe please click here