Port Hedland iron ore shipment to China down 8.3% in November

Iron ore shipments to China from Port Hedland totalled 16.2 million tonnes in November, down 8.3% from levels seen in October, data from the Port Hedland Port Authority showed.

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China received 17.6 million tonnes of iron ore from the Australian port in October.

Japan imported 2.5 million tonnes of iron ore from Port Hedland in November, up from 1.4 million tonnes in October, according to the data released on Wednesday December 5.

South Korea saw 2.4 million tonnes of shipment in November, compared with 2 million tonnes the month before.

Taiwan’s imports went up to 453,300 tonnes, from 312,496 tonnes in October.