Pellet feed - a small market with big potential

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02 December 2014

Pellet feed - a small market with big potential

Report summary

Pellet feed is a small but fast growing segment of the iron ore market: global trade is approximately 90Mtpy representing just 6% of the total iron ore market.  But trade in pellet feed is forecast to grow at a trend rate of over 10% pa over the next five years, versus growth of just 3% pa for the overall iron ore market.  In this Insight we provide a brief overview of demand, supply and pricing of traded pellet feed.

Table of contents

  • Executive Summary
  • What is pellet feed?
  • Demand for seaborne pellet feed - China dominates.
  • The rise of demand from Middle East
    • Anglo American (Minas-Rio)
    • Ansteel (Karara)
    • CITIC Pacific (Sino Iron)
  • Pellet feed pricing

Tables and charts

This report includes 6 images and tables including:

  • Chart 1: Pellet production and net exports in 2013 - top 10 producers accounted for 93% of global production...
  • Chart 2: ...among which only China requires imported pellet feed.
  • Chart 3: The import dependency of pellet feed is expected to rise to 50%.
  • Major pellet feed suppliers in the seaborne market
  • Chart 4: Pellet feed pricing before 2009
  • Chart 5: Pellet feed pricing since 2013

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