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The full China iron ore cost curve

The full China iron ore cost curve

Report summary

Wood Mackenzie has expanded coverage across the entire China iron ore cost curve through the segmentation of the Chinese iron ore industry. Our analysis shows the weighted average ex-mine total cash costs at US$92/dmt in 2014 (62% Fe equivalent), with a total marketable production capacity of 420 Mtpa. The 90th percentile cost for all China production sits at US$126.9/dmt (62% Fe equivalent).

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  • The full China iron ore cost curve PDF - 1.91 MB 5 Pages, 0 Tables, 4 Figures
  • China Cost Curve.xls XLS - 267.00 KB


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  • Executive summary
  • 2014 China ex-mine total cash cost curve
  • Mine segmentation

In this report there are 4 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • 2014 China ex-mine total cash cost curve
    • 2014 China ex-mine total cash cost curve - US$/dmt 62% Fe equivalent
    • 3rd & 4th quartile provincial breakdown
    • The full China iron ore cost curve: Image 3
  • Mine segmentation
    • Geographic segmentation of Chinese iron ore industry
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