NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- China's steelmaking industry, so tightly linked to the share-price valuations of mining concerns and dry-bulk shipping lines, has transmitted a few worrisome signals of late, at least according to some observers.At issue is the amount of iron ore that has accumulated in stockpiles at Chinese ports over the last few months. The total amount reached 80 million metric tons this week, according to Jeffrey Landsberg, an independent analyst and data cruncher who specializes in studying the dry-bulk shipping trade. That's near an all-time record amount.
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