Why China needs Australian iron ore

Iron ore price (Fe content 62%, CIF China) in 2020 is expected to average at US$80/ton, down by 15% y-o-y, on the back of a bearish outlook for demand in 1H20. Of note, iron ore price had fallen 16% to as low as US$81.8/ton on 4 Feb from US$97.2/ton on 21 Jan. Due to heavy rain in Brazil, iron ore prices have rebounded to US$93/ton and waned to ...

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Resources and Energy Overview. Australia's resource and energy export earnings are forecast to reach a record high $278 billion in 2018–19. The prices of Australia's major resource commodities have recently hit 7-year highs, but are likely to drift lower after 2018–19 due to softer demand and rising supply.; Supply problems — primarily in other producing nations — have pushed up ...

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Iron ore. Australia's iron ore export earnings are set to exceed $100 billion in 2019–20, driven by higher prices. Iron ore prices remain at unusually high levels as a result of persistent supply disruptions in mid-to-late 2019. In 2020, the iron ore price is forecast to average about US$78 a tonne free on board (FOB) Australia.

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Aug 08, 2018· Nickel miners are a lot more optimistic about the market than they have been in a long time thanks to strong demand for stainless steel and lithium-ion batteries to power electric cars. Rising demand, accompanied by declining stockpiles and a lack of new mines coming into production, saw the price of the base metal hit a three-and-a-half year ...

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Jun 29, 2020· The Australian's Dennis Shanahan says the demand for Australian iron ore has risen in China at a time when worsening relations between the two nations has continued since the start of the ...

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Mar 11, 2019· Ben Young, frank green chief executive officer, is calling out to Australian manufacturers to help create stainless-steel reusable cups nationally. Frank green, an Australian Made licensee, currently produces all of its plastic reusable cup products in Australia through a local manufacturer.

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Jan 29, 2020· Iron ore had a stellar 2019, reaching a five-year high of $125 per ton in July on the back of Vale SA's Brumadinho mining dam disaster and Cyclone Veronica, which struck Western Australia …

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Key points: Falling iron ore and coal exports in July point to Australia's trade surplus peaking at $8b; Prices and volumes have slipped further since as demand from Chinese steel mills has weakened

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Aug 06, 2019· The head of Australian iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group says the gathering storm around global trade has not yet affected the Chinese demand for the key steel-making commodity.

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May 14, 2020· But one major obstacle undermines China's threat to replace Australian iron ore with Brazilian: there simply isn't enough of the core commodity used to make steel to meet China's demand.

Iron ore: supplying high

Australia is a signifcant producer and exporter of a wide range of commodities, and is well placed to beneft from the rise in demand for steel and energy. The country is endowed with reserves of coal, iron ore, bauxite, copper and gold that rank in the top six worldwide (Geoscience Australia 2010).

Australia's bulk commodity forecasts for 2019

Mar 13, 2019· In his view, this means that supply markets are likely to diverge and split between stainless steel, a sector that consumes 72% of global nickel production, and EV demand, which currently accounts ...

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China's demand for Australian iron ore and coal has surged amid the coronavirus pandemic despite rising animosity between the two countries. The surge illustrates a two-track trade relationship developing between the economies: imports critical to China's infrastructure stimulus are climbing while trade bans are imposed on beef, barley and education, which can be sourced from elsewhere.

Australia's bulk commodity forecasts for 2019

Jun 04, 2020· The flurry of corporate activity among nickel mining companies, coupled with hints of hidden stockpiling in China and the combination of stronger than expected demand from stainless …

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Australia accounts for over 60% of the iron ore China imports. Yet the recent GDP numbers illustrate the weakened state of China's economy, to which Australia's iron ore industry is exposed.

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demand growth, strong supply side prospects, and falling iron ore prices that attempts were recently made at the highest levels of Australian government to initiate a public inquiry into whether constraining Australian iron ore supplies might be in the national interest.

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Australian iron ore production and price [29] In year 2013, Australia produced 609 million tonnes of iron ore. Most of the production takes place in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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Jun 29, 2020· The Australian's Dennis Shanahan says the demand for Australian iron ore has risen in China at a time when worsening relations between the two nations has continued since the start of the ...

China trade:Demand for Australian coal and iron ore surges

2 · Analysts said demand for Australia iron ore would remain robust until mid-2021 due to a shortage of supply from Brazil, low Chinese iron ore inventories …

Australian iron ore under pressure as demand for steel weakens

Iron Ore (62% Fe CFR Futures) prices have been on a rising trend from the start of the year 2019. On January 1, 2019, iron ore price was at US$71.06 per tonne and on July 16, 2019, it rose to US$121.14 per tonne, reflecting an increase of 70.5% on a year-to-date basis.

What's Happening With Iron Ore Price, Demand and Supply?

May 14, 2020· Analysts at Goldman Sachs have been looking over the iron ore market amid the weakening demand backdrop for the steel making ingredient. The good news for iron ore producers such as BHP Group Ltd ...

Fortescue backs Chinese demand amid iron ore slide

Via Westpac: Chinese steel, iron ore and coal. Chinese environmental policies have boosted the demand for higher grades of iron ore but in the long run they may drive a structural shift in demand.

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The global stainless steel market size was valued at USD 111.4 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to witness a CAGR of 6.3% in terms of revenue from 2020 to 2027. Rising demand from consumer goods is likely to drive market growth as the stainless steel is resistant to corrosion, exhibits high toughness and ductility, and requires low maintenance

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Iron ore is Australia's largest export. Suppose that there was an unexpected decrease in demand for Australia's iron ore exports globally. Explain what this would do to Australian Dollar exchange rates, and how this would impact other exporting industries, other import-competing industries, and …

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May 21, 2020· Australian iron ore could take a hit from new Chinese rules. ... "It is associated with how Australia has acted, and a general decline in demand for steel on the global level."

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Aug 06, 2019· The head of Australian iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group says the gathering storm around global trade has not yet affected the Chinese demand for the key steel-making commodity.