The largest Iron Ore exporter in the world continues to provide a greater tonnage year on year for the first 9 months of 2012.
|3||SOUTH KOREA||37.3 MT||+2%|
|8||UTD ARAB EMIRATES||0.1 MT||NEW|
We can see that this growth is mainly driven by increased exports to China and this is by far the largest destination for Australian ore. Deliveries to the other large Asian steel producers are fairly stable and a reduction in shipments to Rotterdam is counteracted by some new destinations.