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Chinese Iron Ore Imports by Source

Iron Ore

Chinese iron ore imports from Brazil fell to a four-month low of 13.2 Mt in June, although they were still up 0.9 Mt year-on-year, according to China Customs data. Imports from Australia rose by 3.7 Mt to 49.5 Mt over the same period, meaning that shipments from the two countries accounted for 84% of the 75.0 Mt of iron ore China imported in June. Shipments from South Africa rose year-on-year (+0.4 Mt to 3.7 Mt) while imports from West Africa fell to their lowest level since December 2012 (-1.3 Mt to 1.1 Mt).