Brazilian iron ore exports down 17% in June on Vale output restrictions

Brazilian iron ore export volumes fell again in June amid Vale’s constraints on output, according to data from the country’s ministry of economy published on Monday July 1.

The country exported 29.4 million tonnes of iron ore in June, down by 16.7% from 35.3 million tonnes in the corresponding month if last year and 1.4% lower than 29.8 million tonnes of exports in May 2019. There was one less working day in the month, on an annual comparison, which also influenced the size of the decline. Daily exports averaged...

Published

Renato Rostás

July 02, 2019

14:42 GMT

São Paulo