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Global iron ore production, gross weight: Drop in 2016

In comparison to the year before iron ore production barely fell by 2.19 percent, revised numbers from U.S. Geological Survey constitute. The indicator diminished negligibly from 2 280 000 thousand tonnes in 2015 to 2 230 000 thousand tonnes prior year, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it dropped by 2.15%. The variable saw a 113.37% rise over the past 19 years. Furthermore, it has had a growth at a 0.02 percent compound average annual growth rate over the five years with a modest overall increase since the start of time series. It averaged 1 723 504.08 thousand tonnes from 1998 to 2016 and it attained its all-time high of 2 330 000 thousand tonnes in 2014 and record low of 1 016 289 thousand tonnes in 1999.

Global iron ore production, gross weight: Drop in 2016
Date Thousand Tonnes Variation
2016 2 230 000.00 -2.19
2015 2 280 000.00 -2.15
2014 2 330 000.00 4.48
2013 2 230 000.00 7.73
2012 2 070 000.00 1.97
2011 2 030 000.00 8.56
2010 1 870 000.00 -15.77
2009 2 220 000.00 0.45
2008 2 210 000.00 8.33
2007 2 040 000.00 11.48

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Iron Ore Production in other Countries

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