Iron ore exports via Port Hedland down 1.0 percent in September from August

Friday, 09 October 2020 11:06:49 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

In September this year, iron ore shipments from Australia's Port Hedland decreased by 1.0 percent compared to August and were up by 8.5 percent year on year, totaling 45.57 million mt.

According to the information released by Port Hedland Port Authority, in September iron ore shipments made from Port Hedland to China amounted to 39.74 million mt, decreasing by 1.0 percent compared to the previous month and up by 10.3 percent year on year. South Korea and Japan followed China in September, receiving 3.35 million mt and 1.16 million mt respectively.

Port Hedland handles production from mines owned by BHP Billiton, Atlas Iron and Fortescue Metals Group in the iron ore-rich Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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