Chinese consumer demand for gold may reach the highest ever for any country in 2013.
* Chinese copper users may build stocks ahead of Lunar New Year
BEIJING, Dec 11 (Reuters) - China's Shenhua Group, the country's biggest coal producer, has been awarded a license to explore for coal in Russia in a joint venture with the country's En+ Group, the Russian firm said on ...
Despite high emission of greenhouse gas, China's use of coal is predicted to reach 4.8 billion metric tons per year by 2020.
* Zinc, tin, nickel output up on month; lead down (Adds comment, other metals)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The prices of gold and silver haven't performed well during the past several weeks. Their recovery earlier this week didn't put much of a dent in gold and silver's big losses of recent weeks.