List of countries by iron ore production - Wikipedia
This is a list of countries by iron ore production based on US Geological Survey data The mine production estimates for China are estimated from the National Bureau of Statistics China's crude ore statistics, rather than usable ore ,
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Distribution of Iron and Steel Industry in Major Countries ,
It becomes clear from the table that China is the leading producer of iron and steel in the world, which accounts for about 239 per cent production of pig iron and 17 per cent of crude steel of the world’s production
Today, in terms of raw materials is estimated that the global steel industry uses on average 2 billion tonnes of iron ore, 1 billion tonnes of metallurgical coal and 520 million tonnes of recycled steel to produce 16 billion tonnes of crude steel, a year
Source Note: Mine production for China is based on crude ore, rather than usable ore, which is reported for the other countri Despite being the largest producer of iron ore, China is also the world’s largest importer of iron ore