23.5 % increase in Australia’s exports of iron ore in 2014

 

ArabMetal – Australian iron ore exports have made a big jump over 2014, and went to the large share of the Chinese market.

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics data,  «Arab metals» obtained a copy of which, the Australian exports rose by 23.54%. The quantity reached 755.07 million tons, compared to 611.19 million tons in 2013, up by 143.88 million tons.

The largest quantity of Australian iron ore exports went to China. The China's share amounted to 79.15% of the total Australian exports, rose by 29.04% compared to the year 2013, and amounted to 597.65 tons.

Despite rising exports, worth declined by – 10.47% to 60,174 billion dollars, Compared to 67,209 billion dollars in 2013.

 

 

 

 

Quantity and value of Australia's exports of iron ore and the share of China – years 2005 2014

 Year

Value (billion $US)

Change
%

Quantity million tons

Change
%

China

China
share %

2005

8.387

 

239.64

 

117.32

48.96

2006

10.895

29.91

248.35

3.63

128.83

51.87

2007

13.281

21.89

267.20

7.59

142.61

53.37

2008

25.379

91.1

309.47

15.82

183.30

59.23

2009

23.573

-7.11

362.92

17.27

266.78

73.51

2010

44.29

87.88

402.82

10.99

274.49

68.14

2011

66.217

49.51

465.22

15.49

322.72

69.37

2012

56.727

-14.33

523.37

12.5

377.54

72.14

2013

67.209

18.48

611.19

16.78

463.14

75.78

2014

60.174

-10.47

755.07

23.54

597.65

79.15