Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports in January
Coal, Iron Ore
From a record 43.9 Mt in December, iron ore exports from Port Hedland retreated to 40.3 Mt in January, however they were still up by 6.5 Mt year-on-year, according to port authority data.
Similarly, coal shipments from the six Queensland ports of Gladstone, Dalrymple Bay, Hay Point, Weipa, Abbot Point and Mackay fell from a combined 23.27 Mt in December, an all-time high, to 20.3 Mt in January. In this instance exports were down slightly year-on-year.