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    Port Hedland iron ore exports increase 4.3% during May 2022

    Port Hedland iron ore export volumes rose by 4.3% during May 2022, with increases in business with key Chinese and Japanese partners.

    Sales to China were up by 2.5% month-on-month at 40,451,705 tonnes. The figure represented a 0.7% increase in tonnage compared to the same month in 2021.

    Sales to Japan increased by 54% month-on-month to 2,644,677 tonnes, while shipments to South Korea dropped by 9.5% to 2,805,564 tonnes.

    Port Hedland Export Data – May 2022. Data source: Pilbara Ports Authority
    Port Hedland Export Data – May 2022. Data source: Pilbara Ports Authority

    Spodumene concentrate exports saw a 37.5% month-on-month increase to 54,540 tonnes, while copper concentrate exports declined by 37% to 10,502 tonnes.

    Manganese ore exports resumed at the port during May, with a total of 107,252 tonnes shipped to China.

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    • Delayed Prices (USD) - Last Updated 01-07-2022
    • Gold $1,819.00
    • Silver $20.75
    • Platinum $916.00
    • Palladium $1,898.00
    • Dalian Iron Ore i2209 $121.63
    • Aluminium $2,491.00
    • Cobalt $72,460.00
    • Copper $8,365.50
    • Lead $1,971.00
    • Nickel $23,158.00
    • Tin $26,800.00
    • Zinc $3,333.00