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Bahrain: Iron Ore Imports Up 9%; Pellet Exports Up 24% in Q3CY18

Bahrain: Iron Ore Imports Up 9%; Pellet Exports Up 24% in Q3CY18
Mining News Pro - Bahrain iron ore imports in Q3 CY18 witnessed at 2.28 MnT, up 9% Q-o-Q as against 2.1 MnT in last quarter. However, on yearly basis, imports increased 66% as against 1.37 MnT in Q3 CY17.
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According to Mining News Pro -Bahrain iron ore imports in Q3 CY18 witnessed at 2.28 MnT, up 9% Q-o-Q as against 2.1 MnT in last quarter. However, on yearly basis, imports increased 66% as against 1.37 MnT in Q3 CY17.

Bahrain Imports dropped 11% on monthly basis

In Sep`18, the total imports depicted 11% dip to 0.8 MnT as against 0.9 MnT a month before. On yearly basis, Imports increased almost two folds as compared to 0.41 MnT in Sept`17.

Brazil remains the highest iron ore exporter

In Sep`18, Brazilian exports to Bahrain recorded at 0.48 MnT, down 6% M-o-M, followed by Canada at 0.15 MnT (down 12% M-o-M) and Chile at 0.17 MnT (up 6% on monthly basis).

Bahrain`s Country wise iron ore imports

Country

Sep`18

Aug`18

M-o-M(%)

Brazil

0.48

0.51

-6%

Canada

0.15

0.17

-12%

Chile

0.17

0.16

6%

Turkey

0

0.06

-100%

Grand Total

0.8

0.9

-11%

Quantity in MnT
Source: Bahrain Customs
Provisional Data

Bahrain pellet export surge 24% Q-o-Q in Q3 CY`18

Bahrain pellet exports in Q3 CY18 recorded at 2.23 MnT, up 24% Q-o-Q as against 1.8 MnT in quarter ending June`18. On yearly basis, exports depicted 56% increase as compared to 1.43 MnT in Q3CY17.

On monthly basis, Sep`18 exports recorded at 0.79 MnT, up 25% as against 0.63 MnT in last month.

Saudi Arabia pellets imports increased sharply in Sept`18

In Sep`18, Saudi Arabia stood the largest importer from Bahrain at 0.4 MnT (up 74% M-o-M), followed by UAE at 0.2 MnT. Indian imports of Bahrain pellet stood at 0.12 MnT in Sep`18 against being nil a month before.

Country wise pellet exports Sep`18 v/s Aug`18

Country

Sep`18

Aug`18

M-o-M (%)

Saudi Arabia

0.4

0.23

74%

Oman

0.07

0.19

-63%

United Arab Emirates

0.2

0.2

0%

India

0.12

-

100%

Turkey

-

-

-

Grand Total

0.79

0.63

25%

Quantity in MnT
Source: Bahrain Customs
Provisional Data

 


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