Links to previous press releases are below.
Japanese iron ore imports dropped 19.4% year-on-year to 8.1 Mt in September, provisional data from the country’s finance ministry show. Receipts in July-September tumbled 29.5% to 21.5 Mt.
Iron Ore Stocks at Chinese Ports Grow
Iron ore stockpiles at 42 surveyed Chinese ports rose by 1.6 Mt in the seven days to 16 October to nearly 121.9 Mt, U-Metal data reveal. This was the highest since late February, but slightly below an average 126.3 Mt held in October 2019.
Chinese crude steel production soared 10.9% year-on-year to 92.6 Mt in September, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This implies a daily rate of 3.09 Mt/day in September, a record...Read More