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Port Hedland 2019 iron ore exports largely steady on year

Dienstag, 21 Januar 2020

The Port of Port Hedland shipped 515.7 million mt of iron ore in 2019, just 0.5% lower year on year.

According to data released by the Pilbara Ports Authority, the port shipped 47.4 million mt of iron ore during the last month of the year, up 3.5% year on year and 9.4% higher than November.

The Port of Port Hedland is one of the world's largest iron ore ports and the biggest in Australia.

As is the norm, the majority of iron ore exports — 41.4 million mt — were sent to China in December, up 10.8% on the year and 12.2% above November’s volume.

This brought total 2019 iron ore shipments to China from Port Hedland to 436.7 million mt, 3.4% higher than in 2018.

According to the statistics, the port also exported 42.9 million mt of iron ore to South Korea in 2019, down 15.8% year on year, and 23.1 million mt to Japan, up 4.6%.

Other notable destinations in 2019 included Taiwan (6.1 million mt, up 11.7%) and Indonesia (4.2 million mt, up 9%).

Smaller destinations were other Australian ports (1.2 million mt), Europe (372,640 mt), the UK (236,384 mt), Malaysia (216,490 mt), India (186,874 mt), the Philippines (172,880 mt), Turkey (164,592 mt), Vietnam (83,688 mt) and Singapore (76,956 mt).

S&P Global Platts 62% Fe Iron Ore Index had a tumultuous year, starting at its lowest point of $72.35/dmt and rising to an intra-year high of $126.35/dmt on July 3, before falling back down to $78.45/dmt in November. It ended 2019 at $91.95/dmt, 27% higher than at the start of January.

-- Jacqueline Holman

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