1 Table of Contents 1
1.1. List of Tables 2
1.2. List of Figures 3

2. Global Iron Ore Mining to 2021 1
2.1. Key Highlights 1

3. Global Iron Ore Mining: Reserves, Production, Consumption, and Trade 2
3.1. Global Iron Ore Reserves by Country 2
3.1.1. Australia 3
3.1.2. Russia 3
3.1.3. Brazil 3
3.1.4. China 4
3.2. Historical and Forecast Production 4
3.2.1. Production by country 8
3.3. Active Mines 16
3.4. Exploration Projects 23
3.5. Development Projects 29
3.6. Historical and Forecast Consumption 38
3.7. Major Exporters and Importers 40
3.8. Factors Affecting the Demand for Iron Ore 42
3.8.1. Demand from China's steel industry 42
3.8.2. Demand from India's steel industry 43

4. Global Iron Ore Mining: Major Producers 44
4.1. Vale SA 44
4.2. Rio Tinto Plc 46
4.3. Anglo American Plc 47
4.4. BHP Billiton Ltd 49

5. Appendix 51
5.1. Abbreviations 51
5.2. Methodology 51
5.2.1. Coverage 51
5.2.2. Secondary Research 51
5.3. Contact Us 52
5.4. Disclaimer 52

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Global Iron Ore Mining - Crude Ore Reserves and Iron Content by Country (million tonnes), 2017 3
Table 2: Global Iron Ore Mining - Top 10 Producing Countries and Their Global Share, 2016 4
Table 3: Global Iron Ore Mining - Total Number of Mine/Projects Commenced During the Review Period by Country, 2000-2015 5
Table 4: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production (million tonnes), 2000-2021 7
Table 5: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production by Country (million tonnes), 2000-2021 9
Table 6: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production in Australia (million tonnes), 2000-2021 11
Table 7: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production in Brazil (million tonnes), 2000-2021 13
Table 8: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production in India (million tonnes), 2000-2021 15
Table 9: Global Iron Ore Mining - Active Mines in Asia-Pacific, 2017 16
Table 10: Global Iron Ore Mining - Active Mines in Asia-Pacific, 2017 (Contd.1) 17
Table 11: Global Iron Ore Mining - Active Mines in Europe, 2017 17
Table 12: Global Iron Ore Mining - Active Mines in Middle East and Africa, 2017 18
Table 13: Global Iron Ore Mining - Active Mines in Former Soviet Union, 2017 19
Table 14: Global Iron Ore Mining - Active Mines in the North, South and Central America, 2017 20
Table 15: Global Iron Ore Mining - Active Mines in the North, South and Central America, 2017 (Contd.1) 21
Table 16: Global Iron Ore Mining - Active Mines in Oceania, 2017 21
Table 17: Global Iron Ore Mining - Active Mines in Oceania, 2017 (Contd.1) 22
Table 18: Global Iron Ore Mining - Exploration Projects in Asia-Pacific, 2017 23
Table 19: Global Iron Ore Mining - Exploration Projects in Asia-Pacific, 2017 (Contd.1) 24
Table 20: Global Iron Ore Mining - Exploration Projects in Europe, 2017 24
Table 21: Global Iron Ore Mining - Exploration Projects in Middle East and Africa, 2017 25
Table 22: Global Iron Ore Mining - Exploration Projects in North, South, and Central America, 2017 26
Table 23: Global Iron Ore Mining - Exploration Projects in Former Soviet Union, 2017 27
Table 24: Global Iron Ore Mining - Exploration Projects in Oceania, 2017 27
Table 25: Global Iron Ore Mining - Exploration Projects in Oceania, 2017 (Contd.1) 28
Table 26: Global Iron Ore Mining - Development Projects in Asia-Pacific, 2017 29
Table 27: Global Iron Ore Mining - Development Projects in Asia-Pacific, 2017 (Contd.1) 30
Table 28: Global Iron Ore Mining - Development Projects in Europe, 2017 31
Table 29: Global Iron Ore Mining - Development Projects in Middle East and Africa, 2017 31
Table 30: Global Iron Ore Mining - Development Projects in Middle East and Africa, 2017 (Contd.1) 32
Table 31: Global Iron Ore Mining - Development Projects in Former Soviet Union, 2017 33
Table 32: Global Iron Ore Mining - Development Projects in North, South, and Central America, 2017 34
Table 33: Global Iron Ore Mining - Development Projects in North, South, and Central America, 2017 (Contd.1) 35
Table 34: Global Iron Ore Mining - Development Projects in Oceania, 2017 36
Table 35: Global Iron Ore Mining - Development Projects in Oceania, 2017 (Contd.1) 37
Table 36: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Consumption vs. World Crude Steel Production (million tonnes), 2000-2021 39
Table 37: Global Iron Ore Mining - Major Exporters of Iron Ore* (million tonnes), 2011-2016 41
Table 38: Global Iron Ore Mining - Major Importers of Iron Ore* (million tonnes), 2011-2016 41
Table 39: Global Iron Ore Mining - Vale SA, Major Projects, 2017 45
Table 40: Global Iron Ore Mining - Rio Tinto Plc, Major Projects, 2017 46
Table 41: Global Iron Ore Mining - Rio Tinto Plc, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1) 47
Table 42: Global Iron Ore Mining - Anglo American Plc, Major Projects, 2017 48
Table 43: Global Iron Ore Mining - Anglo American Plc, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1) 49
Table 44: Global Iron Ore Mining - BHP Billiton Ltd, Major Projects, 2017 50

1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Global Iron Ore Mining - Crude Ore Reserves and Iron Content by Country (%), 2017 2
Figure 2: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production (million tonnes) vs. Number of Operating Mines, 2000-2021 6
Figure 3: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production by Country (million tonnes), 2000-2021 8
Figure 4: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production in Australia (million tonnes), 2000-2021 10
Figure 5: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production in Brazil (million tonnes), 2000-2021 12
Figure 6: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production in India (million tonnes), 2000-2021 14
Figure 7: Global Iron Ore Mining - Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Consumption vs. World Crude Steel Production (million tonnes), 2000-2021 38
Figure 8: Global Iron Ore Mining - World's Top 10 Exporters and Importers of Iron Ore*, 2016 40
Figure 9: Global Iron Ore Mining - China's Crude Steel Production (million tonnes), 2016-2021 42
Figure 10: Global Iron Ore Mining - India's Steel Manufacturing Capacity (million tonnes), FY2016-FY2031 43

Companies Mentioned
- Vale SA
- Rio Tinto Plc
- Anglo American Plc
- BHP Billiton Ltd