PRICING NOTICE: Delayed publication of iron ore indices

Fastmarkets published its iron ore daily indices 79 minutes later than scheduled and its iron ore weekly indices 130 minutes later than scheduled on Friday September 27 due to technical problems.

The following indices were published in Fastmarkets’ price book later than scheduled:

Iron ore 58% Fe fines, cfr Qingdao, $/tonne

Iron ore 62% Fe fines, cfr Qingdao, $/tonne

Iron ore 65% Fe fines, cfr Qingdao, $/tonne

Iron ore 62 Fe low-alumina fines, cfr Qingdao, $/tonne

Iron ore 65% Fe blast furnace pellet, cfr Qingdao, $/tonne

Iron ore 66% Fe concentrate, cfr Qingdao, $/tonne

These indices have now been published and are available in Fastmarkets’ price book.

For more information or to provide feedback on the delayed publication of this price or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter for these indices, please contact Deepali Sharma by email at Please add the subject heading ‘FAO: Deepali Sharma Re: Fastmarkets’ Iron Ore’

To see all Fastmarkets’ pricing methodology and specification documents, please go to

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