Ukraine ups iron ore exports 9% in 9 mths
KYIV. Oct 19 (Interfax) - Ukraine raised iron ore exports tentatively 9.1% year-on-year in January-September to 19.146 million tonnes, Ukrrudprom, the association of Ukrainian mining enterprises, told Interfax.
Iron ore concentrate exports soared 62.2% to 8.405 million tonnes and pellets were up 3.8% to 6.987 million tonnes, however sinter ore exports fell 34.9% to 3.626 million tonnes.
Iron ore imports grew 16.6% year-on-year to 3.091 million in the nine months.