Port Hedland Iron Ore Shipments to China Climb in June
Total June iron ore shipments from the world's biggest export terminal for the steelmaking raw material totalled 47.29 million tonnes, compared with 44.97 million tonnes in May, according to the Pilbara Ports Authority.
Port Hedland is used by three of Australia's top four iron ore miners, BHP Billiton , Fortescue Metals Group and Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting.
Rio Tinto uses the nearby Dampier and Cape Lambert ports to ship iron ore.
(Reporting by Sonali Paul; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)