China ranks as top importer of Iran’s iron ore
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.16
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
China has imported about 10.3 million tons of iron ore from Iran since March 20, accounting for 95 percent of the Islamic Republic’s exports of the mineral over the seven-month period.
According to the latest statistics by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, the country’s exports of iron ore to China over the mentioned period valued at $571.461 million.
The report further mentioned that Iran in total exported 10.8 million tons of iron ore over the seven-month period valued at $592.8 million.
Some 15 countries including Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Slovenia, Afghanistan, Germany, the UAE, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Russia and Japan were among the main importers of Iran’s iron ore.
Iran’s iron ore in this period valued at $55.37 per ton on global markets.