A total of 89
vessels carrying 14.53 million mt of iron ore arrived at major Chinese ports
during August 16-22, SMM estimates. This was down 280,000 mt from the prior
week, but up 1.34 million mt from the same period last year.
The amount of
arrivals in China’s top steelmaking city of Tangshan increased, while those in
For the same week,
iron ore deliveries leaving Australian ports expanded 1.47 million mt from the
prior week to 17.79 million mt, rising 5.47 million mt from the same period
departed Brazilian ports were estimated to fall 550,000 mt from the prior week
to 7.04 million mt.