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Ukrainian iron and steel industry reduced iron ore exports by 8.7% m/m in May

In one month, mining companies of Ukraine shipped 1.52 million tons of ferrous metals to foreign consumers
Ukrainian Railways increased export shipments of ferrous metals by 15% m/m in May

Railway transportation of iron ore for export decreased by 17% m/m
China increased iron ore imports by 7.7% y/y in January-May

In May, Chinese steelmakers increased the import of iron ore by 6.3% y/y
Odesa Prosecutor’s Office handed over 2.5 ths t of Metaloinvest’s seized iron ore to ARMA

At the beginning of the year, the department seized the Russian company's raw materials, which were located at one of the railway stations in the region
Ukrainian Railways transported 1.96 million tons of iron ore in May

Transportation of ferrous metals amounted to 816.3 thousand tons
Ukrainian Railways shipped more than 850 thousand tons of iron ore to Slovakia in May

The recipients of the products are the steel companies of the country – Liberty Ostrava, Třinecké železárne, U.S. Steel Kosice
Iron ore prices fell to $96/t after a week of recovery

The general outlook for the market remains disappointing amid a seasonal slowdown in construction in China over the summer

Izmail MTP transshipped 560,000 tons of pellets by mid-May

Compared to the same period in 2022, the volume of pellet transshipment increased by 83%

Sukha Balka commissioned a unit with reserves of 71,000 tons of iron ore

The new production capacity will be developed during the summer months
The EU reduced imports of iron ore from Ukraine by 9.4% y/y in the first quarter

In March, deliveries of Ukrainian iron ore to EU countries increased by 42.4% m/m, but decreased by 3.1% y/y
BHP Group is considering the possibility of increasing iron ore production

Plans are based on expectations of growth in demand for raw materials and the course for decarbonization
Iron ore prices rose slightly amid increased purchases by steelmakers

Analysts believe that the current rise in commodity prices is just a technical rebound after a long decline

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