Brazil nearly doubles iron ore exports to Europe in January

Brazilian iron ore exports to the European Union almost doubled in January 2013 compared with the corresponding month in 2012.

Paragraph entered by Atlantic migration, in order for SteelFirst articles to display correctly on Metal Bulletin.

Exports were at 4.11 million tonnes, against 2.1 million tonnes a year earlier, according to Brazilian customs data.

The country’s major iron ore consumer, China, increased its imports by 33.2% year-on-year in January, from 10.03 million tonnes to 13.36 million tonnes.

Iron ore exports to Japan rose by 5.8% in the same comparison, from 2.05 million tonnes to 2.17 million tonnes.

Brazil’s total iron ore exports came to 24.65 million tonnes in January, up from 18.18 million tonnes in the same month in 2012.

What to read next
Chromite prices rose further in the two weeks to Tuesday May 31 on support from cost pressures and logistical issues in South Africa
UG2/MG chrome ore prices experienced major declines in the week to Tuesday July 12, dropping by $15 per tonne week on week, as the market saw the beginnings of a break in the continuing stalemate of recent weeks
The European charge and high-carbon ferro-chrome benchmark for the third quarter of 2022 has slumped by 16.7% from the previous quarter’s settlement to $1.80 per lb
Executives at major flat-rolled steel producers in the United States discussed three common themes during their companies’ earnings calls for the second quarter of 2022, sharing views on a potential recession, affects from recent government policy changes and trends in steel raw materials
Following a consultation period and market feedback, Fastmarkets will switch its Houston ferrous scrap price series to a consumer buying assessment on January 1, 2023, from its current methodology as a dealer selling assessment.
Austrian aluminium producer AMAG and German automotive manufacturer Audi have developed a recycled aluminium material for vehicle wheels to be put into series production, it was announced on Wednesday, August 3.
We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.