China’s September iron ore imports rise to near record
China’s iron ore imports rose by 8.2pc to 108.55mn t in September from August, the second-highest on record, preliminary customs data showed today.
September imports rose by 9.2pc from a year earlier and were shy of July’s record 112.65 mn t.
January-September iron ore imports increased by 10.8pc to 868.46mn t from the same period in 2019.
Brazil’s iron ore exports rose to a two-year high in September on Asian demand.