Iron ore futures open higher

DALIAN, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Iron ore futures opened higher on Wednesday in daytime trading at the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE).

The most active iron ore contract for May 2021 delivery gained 16.5 yuan (about $2.55) to open at 1,050 yuan per tonne.

As the world's largest importer of iron ore, China opened the DCE iron ore futures to international investors in May 2018.