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US Domestic Raw Steel Production down Nearly 5% To 1,642,000 Net Tons

Domestic raw steel Production was 1,726,000 net tons in the week ended August 27, 2015 while the capability utilization then was 72.2 percent.

Note: The output data are not available as the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) has stopped releasing such data since March 2016.

  • Major Regions Iron Ore Price (Weekly)
  • Imported Iron Ore Spot Price (Weekly)
  • Iron Ore Output by Region (Monthly)
  • Iron Ore Import Volume (Monthly)
Products Prices Average Change Unit Date Trend
India(India(63.5%, FOB)) 43-44 44.4 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
India(63.5%, CIF) 51-52 52.4 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Australia(61.5%, FOB) 46-47 47.45 -2.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Australia(61.5%, CIF) 50-51 51.45 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Brazil(65%, FOB) 45-46 46 -4.5 USD/mt 3-month old
Brazil(65%, CIF) 54-55 55 -4.5 USD/mt 3-month old

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Products output Change Unit Date Trend
Beijing 78.30 -5.40 10,000mt 3-month old
Tianjing 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Hebei 3036.74 -209.43 10,000mt 3-month old
Shanxi 377.44 -26.03 10,000mt 3-month old
Inner Mongolia 327.41 -22.58 10,000mt 3-month old
Liaoning 765.75 -52.81 10,000mt 3-month old
Jilin 90.92 -6.27 10,000mt 3-month old
Heilongjiang 15.47 -1.06 10,000mt 3-month old
Shanghai 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Jiangsu 7.49 -0.52 10,000mt 3-month old
Zhejiang 3.67 -0.26 10,000mt 3-month old
Anhui 316.83 -21.85 10,000mt 3-month old
Fujian 132.53 -9.14 10,000mt 3-month old
Jiangxi 161.63 -11.14 10,000mt 3-month old
Shandong 103.92 -7.16 10,000mt 3-month old
Henan 114.31 -7.88 10,000mt 3-month old
Hubei 201.84 -13.92 10,000mt 3-month old
Hunan 46.59 -3.22 10,000mt 3-month old
Guangdong 70.95 -4.90 10,000mt 3-month old
Guangxi 22.96 -1.58 10,000mt 3-month old
Hainan 31.51 -2.18 10,000mt 3-month old
Chongqing 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Sichuan 1509.79 -104.12 10,000mt 3-month old
Guizhou 29.87 -2.06 10,000mt 3-month old
Yunnan 111.84 -7.72 10,000mt 3-month old
Tibet 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Shaanxi 145.10 -10.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Gansu 91.01 -6.28 10,000mt 3-month old
Qinghai 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Ningxia 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Xinjiang 30.16 -2.08 10,000mt 3-month old

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Products Prices Average Change Unit Date Trend
India(India(63.5%, FOB)) 43-44 44.4 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
India(63.5%, CIF) 51-52 52.4 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Australia(61.5%, FOB) 46-47 47.45 -2.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Australia(61.5%, CIF) 50-51 51.45 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Brazil(65%, FOB) 45-46 46 -4.5 USD/mt 3-month old
Brazil(65%, CIF) 54-55 55 -4.5 USD/mt 3-month old

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Products output Change Unit Date Trend
Beijing 78.30 -5.40 10,000mt 3-month old
Tianjing 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Hebei 3036.74 -209.43 10,000mt 3-month old
Shanxi 377.44 -26.03 10,000mt 3-month old
Inner Mongolia 327.41 -22.58 10,000mt 3-month old
Liaoning 765.75 -52.81 10,000mt 3-month old
Jilin 90.92 -6.27 10,000mt 3-month old
Heilongjiang 15.47 -1.06 10,000mt 3-month old
Shanghai 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Jiangsu 7.49 -0.52 10,000mt 3-month old
Zhejiang 3.67 -0.26 10,000mt 3-month old
Anhui 316.83 -21.85 10,000mt 3-month old
Fujian 132.53 -9.14 10,000mt 3-month old
Jiangxi 161.63 -11.14 10,000mt 3-month old
Shandong 103.92 -7.16 10,000mt 3-month old
Henan 114.31 -7.88 10,000mt 3-month old
Hubei 201.84 -13.92 10,000mt 3-month old
Hunan 46.59 -3.22 10,000mt 3-month old
Guangdong 70.95 -4.90 10,000mt 3-month old
Guangxi 22.96 -1.58 10,000mt 3-month old
Hainan 31.51 -2.18 10,000mt 3-month old
Chongqing 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Sichuan 1509.79 -104.12 10,000mt 3-month old
Guizhou 29.87 -2.06 10,000mt 3-month old
Yunnan 111.84 -7.72 10,000mt 3-month old
Tibet 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Shaanxi 145.10 -10.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Gansu 91.01 -6.28 10,000mt 3-month old
Qinghai 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Ningxia 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Xinjiang 30.16 -2.08 10,000mt 3-month old

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Products Prices Average Change Unit Date Trend
India(India(63.5%, FOB)) 43-44 44.4 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
India(63.5%, CIF) 51-52 52.4 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Australia(61.5%, FOB) 46-47 47.45 -2.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Australia(61.5%, CIF) 50-51 51.45 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Brazil(65%, FOB) 45-46 46 -4.5 USD/mt 3-month old
Brazil(65%, CIF) 54-55 55 -4.5 USD/mt 3-month old

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Products output Change Unit Date Trend
Beijing 78.30 -5.40 10,000mt 3-month old
Tianjing 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Hebei 3036.74 -209.43 10,000mt 3-month old
Shanxi 377.44 -26.03 10,000mt 3-month old
Inner Mongolia 327.41 -22.58 10,000mt 3-month old
Liaoning 765.75 -52.81 10,000mt 3-month old
Jilin 90.92 -6.27 10,000mt 3-month old
Heilongjiang 15.47 -1.06 10,000mt 3-month old
Shanghai 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Jiangsu 7.49 -0.52 10,000mt 3-month old
Zhejiang 3.67 -0.26 10,000mt 3-month old
Anhui 316.83 -21.85 10,000mt 3-month old
Fujian 132.53 -9.14 10,000mt 3-month old
Jiangxi 161.63 -11.14 10,000mt 3-month old
Shandong 103.92 -7.16 10,000mt 3-month old
Henan 114.31 -7.88 10,000mt 3-month old
Hubei 201.84 -13.92 10,000mt 3-month old
Hunan 46.59 -3.22 10,000mt 3-month old
Guangdong 70.95 -4.90 10,000mt 3-month old
Guangxi 22.96 -1.58 10,000mt 3-month old
Hainan 31.51 -2.18 10,000mt 3-month old
Chongqing 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Sichuan 1509.79 -104.12 10,000mt 3-month old
Guizhou 29.87 -2.06 10,000mt 3-month old
Yunnan 111.84 -7.72 10,000mt 3-month old
Tibet 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Shaanxi 145.10 -10.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Gansu 91.01 -6.28 10,000mt 3-month old
Qinghai 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Ningxia 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Xinjiang 30.16 -2.08 10,000mt 3-month old

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Products Prices Average Change Unit Date Trend
India(India(63.5%, FOB)) 43-44 44.4 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
India(63.5%, CIF) 51-52 52.4 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Australia(61.5%, FOB) 46-47 47.45 -2.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Australia(61.5%, CIF) 50-51 51.45 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Brazil(65%, FOB) 45-46 46 -4.5 USD/mt 3-month old
Brazil(65%, CIF) 54-55 55 -4.5 USD/mt 3-month old

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Products output Change Unit Date Trend
Beijing 78.30 -5.40 10,000mt 3-month old
Tianjing 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Hebei 3036.74 -209.43 10,000mt 3-month old
Shanxi 377.44 -26.03 10,000mt 3-month old
Inner Mongolia 327.41 -22.58 10,000mt 3-month old
Liaoning 765.75 -52.81 10,000mt 3-month old
Jilin 90.92 -6.27 10,000mt 3-month old
Heilongjiang 15.47 -1.06 10,000mt 3-month old
Shanghai 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Jiangsu 7.49 -0.52 10,000mt 3-month old
Zhejiang 3.67 -0.26 10,000mt 3-month old
Anhui 316.83 -21.85 10,000mt 3-month old
Fujian 132.53 -9.14 10,000mt 3-month old
Jiangxi 161.63 -11.14 10,000mt 3-month old
Shandong 103.92 -7.16 10,000mt 3-month old
Henan 114.31 -7.88 10,000mt 3-month old
Hubei 201.84 -13.92 10,000mt 3-month old
Hunan 46.59 -3.22 10,000mt 3-month old
Guangdong 70.95 -4.90 10,000mt 3-month old
Guangxi 22.96 -1.58 10,000mt 3-month old
Hainan 31.51 -2.18 10,000mt 3-month old
Chongqing 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Sichuan 1509.79 -104.12 10,000mt 3-month old
Guizhou 29.87 -2.06 10,000mt 3-month old
Yunnan 111.84 -7.72 10,000mt 3-month old
Tibet 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Shaanxi 145.10 -10.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Gansu 91.01 -6.28 10,000mt 3-month old
Qinghai 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Ningxia 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Xinjiang 30.16 -2.08 10,000mt 3-month old

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Products Prices Average Change Unit Date Trend
India(India(63.5%, FOB)) 43-44 44.4 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
India(63.5%, CIF) 51-52 52.4 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Australia(61.5%, FOB) 46-47 47.45 -2.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Australia(61.5%, CIF) 50-51 51.45 -3.75 USD/mt 3-month old
Brazil(65%, FOB) 45-46 46 -4.5 USD/mt 3-month old
Brazil(65%, CIF) 54-55 55 -4.5 USD/mt 3-month old

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Products output Change Unit Date Trend
Beijing 78.30 -5.40 10,000mt 3-month old
Tianjing 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Hebei 3036.74 -209.43 10,000mt 3-month old
Shanxi 377.44 -26.03 10,000mt 3-month old
Inner Mongolia 327.41 -22.58 10,000mt 3-month old
Liaoning 765.75 -52.81 10,000mt 3-month old
Jilin 90.92 -6.27 10,000mt 3-month old
Heilongjiang 15.47 -1.06 10,000mt 3-month old
Shanghai 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Jiangsu 7.49 -0.52 10,000mt 3-month old
Zhejiang 3.67 -0.26 10,000mt 3-month old
Anhui 316.83 -21.85 10,000mt 3-month old
Fujian 132.53 -9.14 10,000mt 3-month old
Jiangxi 161.63 -11.14 10,000mt 3-month old
Shandong 103.92 -7.16 10,000mt 3-month old
Henan 114.31 -7.88 10,000mt 3-month old
Hubei 201.84 -13.92 10,000mt 3-month old
Hunan 46.59 -3.22 10,000mt 3-month old
Guangdong 70.95 -4.90 10,000mt 3-month old
Guangxi 22.96 -1.58 10,000mt 3-month old
Hainan 31.51 -2.18 10,000mt 3-month old
Chongqing 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Sichuan 1509.79 -104.12 10,000mt 3-month old
Guizhou 29.87 -2.06 10,000mt 3-month old
Yunnan 111.84 -7.72 10,000mt 3-month old
Tibet 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Shaanxi 145.10 -10.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Gansu 91.01 -6.28 10,000mt 3-month old
Qinghai 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Ningxia 0.00 0.00 10,000mt 3-month old
Xinjiang 30.16 -2.08 10,000mt 3-month old

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China Iron Ore Weekly 20160830
China Iron Ore Weekly 20160830
As of August 30, 21 provinces, such as Hebei and Jilin, had released lists of steel plants required to remove outdated capacity, involving 42 million mt of iron smelting capacity and 75 million mt of
China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20160823
China Iron Ore Weekly Monitor 20160823
Some steel mills along the Yangtze River have received notice to restrict production.

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China Iron Ore Weekly 20160830

As of August 30, 21 provinces, such as Hebei and Jilin, had released lists of steel plants required to remove outdated capacity, involving 42 million mt of iron smelting capacity and 75 million mt of

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CNY Base Rate

100 units of foreign currencies in CNY

Name Buying Rate Selling Rate Middle Rate
USD 666.43 669.1 668.12
HKD 85.93 86.25 86.15
100JPY 651.47 656.05 655.57
EUR 743.47 748.69 747.49
GBP 870.36 876.48 875.43
Date: 2016-08-30

Source: spot exchange rate at UTC 10:55 am every day on the website of Bank of China