Iron ore exports via Port Hedland up 0.5 percent in Oct from Sept

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 15:12:00 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

In October this year, iron ore shipments from Australia's Port Hedland increased by 2.8 percent compared to October 2018 and by 0.5 percent as compared to September, totaling 42.2 million mt.

According to the information released by Port Hedland Port Authority, in October iron ore shipments made from Port Hedland to China amounted to 35.95 million mt, decreasing by 0.3 percent compared to the previous month and up by 9.6 percent year on year. South Korea and Japan followed China in September, receiving 3.83 million mt and 1.61 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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