Marine export of iron ore to China from Ukraine has grown 2,5 times for 2009

Category: Industry
Published on Monday, 22 February 2010 02:00
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According to customs of the Peoples Republic of China, in 2009 Ukraine imported to China 11,58 million sea t of iron ore that is 2,5 times more than in 2008. Nevertheless, the Ukrainian stake in of Chinese import of iron ore in total amount makes only 1,84 %.
Also deliveries of ore from the republic of South Africa and Canada are showing over 2 times increase- by 140 % and by 130 % accordingly, up to 34,12 million t and 8,65 million t .
The largest suppliers of ore to China in 2009 were Australia, Brazil and India. Thus Australia has increased import of iron ore to the Peoples Republic of China by 42,6 % - to 260 million t. Brazil has increased the export by 41,5 % - to 140 million t. These two countries are making 64,4 % of all Chinese import of iron ore. Deliveries from India have increased by 18 % - to 110 million t (17,1 % in total amount).
As a whole import of iron ore by China has increased by 41,6 % in 2009 and has reached the performance in 630 million t, here the stake of state enterprises makes 64,4 % of all import. Thus Chinese metal plans have smelted 692,4 million t for 2009 which is 18,5 % more than in 2008.