Iron-ore exports to China from Port Hedland drop 12% in July

August 8, 2017

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Iron-ore shipments to China from Australia’s Port Hedland terminal dropped 12% to 32.03-million tonnes in July from 36.6-million tonnes in June, port data released on Tuesday showed.

Overall iron ore shipments from the world’s biggest export terminal for the steelmaking raw material dipped to 37.9-million tonnes from 43.1-million tonnes in June, according to the Pilbara Ports Authority.

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