China Ironstone Industry Report, 2006
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China ironstone source mostly covers eastern Liaoning, northern Hebei and western Sichuan. The mines are primarily controlled by large enterprises including Anshan Iron and Steel Group Corporation, Shougang Group and Panzhihua Iron & Steel (Group) Co. The output of China's original ironstone reached 420 million tons in 2005, up more than 35% over 2004.

The Output of Ironstone in China, 2001-2005 (Unit: Million tons)

The output of ironstone exceeded 10 million tons in the following 8 provinces in 2005: Hebei (150 million tons), Liaoning (90.05 million tons), Inner Mongolia (29.98 million tons), Shanxi (21.03 million tons), Beijing (18.34 million tons), Sichuan (16.92 million tons), Anhui (10.99 million tons) and Shandong (10.77 million tons). The fixed investment of ironstone mining was RMB28.2 billion in 2005, increased 114% compared to the previous year. About 1.7 billion tons of ironstone was consumed in 2005 gloably, among which 524 million tons were consumed by China.

Domestic ironstone still can't satisfy the needs of steel production in 2006, at least 300 million tons have to be imported and the import dependency will exceed 52%. International ironstone trade will reach 700 million tons in 2006, among which about 42% is expected to trade with China. The price of sea freight for ironstone was fluctuating in 2005, in the first half saw a dramatic fall then in July began to rise and reached the ceiling in October. Another fluctuation followed and such decline lasted a few months. The sea freight market has had more demands since Feb 2006, so the price was raised. However, the market demand is now tending to be falling.

The global economic will keep steady growth in 2006 and the demand for steel is about to remain stable. That is to say other major countries that import ironstone will have a relatively stable demand. The total output of steel will continue to increase in China in 2006, but with a lower growth rate than 2005. In 2006, 70 millions tons extra ironstone need for steel production than 2005.

Due to the overproduction of steel in 2006, the ironstone import has been reduced in recent months, and the price has declined as well, but still had a large demand. China imported 27.28 million tons in April 2006, and 24.44 million tons in May, it rebounded to 28.73 million tons in June.

The ironstone Import in China, Jan-June 2006(Unit: million tons)

Accordingly, the C.I.F. has inclined to be lower since 2006. The average import price was 62.1 US dollars, 61.9 US dollars and 61.4 US dollars respectively from April to June. The price in June decreased by 1.76% over the end of March and decreased by 7.95% compared with 66.7 US dollars in Dec. 2005.

Change of C.I.F., April-June 2006 (Unit: US$ per ton)

The demand for imported ironstone will increase by some 45 million tons in China in 2006 with a rate decrease by over 13%. The actual import will be less if considering the 34.9 million tons stored in harbor.

The report giving a complete and objective analysis and forecast of the development trend of China's ironstone market, based on the review on of China ironstone market operation in 2005 and the first half of 2006. In addition, it offers valuable reference for ironstone and steel firms, investors and who are planning to involve in ironstone business.

1 Analysis on the Development of China Ironstone Industry
1.1 Major Factors Affecting China Ironstone Market
1.1.1 Domestic Demand for Steel
1.1.2 Production Capacity of Blast Furnace 
1.1.3 Investment in China's Mine Production
1.2 Challenges and countermeasures
1.2.1 Production and Consumption 
1.2.2 Trade and Price of Ironstone
1.2.3 Opportunities, Challenges and countermeasures
1.3 Status Quo and Development Trend of China's Ironstone production 
1.3.1 Status Quo of China's Ironstone Resources
1.3.2 Prospects 
1.4 Analysis on the Status Quo of China Ironstone Market
1.4.1 Market Supply & Demand 
1.4.2 Market Structure
1.5 Analysis on Supply & Demand of China's Ironstone, 2005
1.5.1 Output and Import 
1.5.2 Production Capacity
1.5.3 Others
1.6 Comparative Analysis on the Competitiveness of Ironstone Market both at Home and Abroad  
1.6.1 Resources
1.6.2 Mining and Application
1.6.3 Technology and Equipment
1.6.4 Cost 
1.7 Forecast of Production and Consumption of China's Ironstone
1.7.1 Future Development of China's Ironstone Resources
1.7.2 Production status
1.7.3 Future Production Capacity 
1.7.4 Forecast of Steel Industry's Demand for Ironstone Resources 
1.8 Prospect of China's Ironstone Transportation
1.8.1 Transportation of Imported Ironstone, 2005
1.8.2 Prospect of Ironstone Transportation

2 Analyses on China's Ironstone Operations, 2005-2006
2.1 Output of Pig Iron and Ironstone Consumption 
2.1.1 Output of Pig Iron and Ironstone Consumption 
2.1.2 Demand of China's Ironstone
2.2 Review of China's Ironstone Market and Prospect 
2.2.1 Supply of Global Ironstone
2.2.2 Analysis on China's Ironstone import
2.2.3 Domestic Ironstone Market
2.2.4 Prospect of China's Ironstone Market
2.3 Retrospect of Ironstone Market in the first half of 2006
2.3.1 Imported Ore Market
2.3.2 China's Ironstone Market
2.3.3 Sea Freight Market of Ironstone
2.4 Trend of China Ironstone market
2.4.1 Supply & Demand
2.4.2 Import Cost
2.4.3 Market Price

3 Output of China's Ironstone, 2001-2006
3.1 Output of Ironstone in China, 2001-2006
3.2 Output of Ironstone in North China, 2001-2006
3.2.1 Beijing
3.2.2 Hebei 
3.2.3 Shanxi 
3.2.4 Inner Mongolia 
3.3 Output of Ironstone in Northeast China, 2001-2006
3.3.1 Liaoning 
3.3.2 Jilin 
3.3.3 Heilongjiang 
3.4 Output of Ironstone in East China, 2001-2006
3.4.1 Jiangsu 
3.4.2 Zhejiang 
3.4.3 Anhui 
3.4.4 Fujian 
3.4.5 Jiangxi 
3.4.6 Shandong 
3.5 Output of Ironstone in Central China, 2001-2006
3.5.1 Henan 
3.5.2 Hubei 
3.5.3 Hunan 
3.6 Output of Ironstone in South China, 2001-2006
3.6.1 Guangdong 
3.6.2 Guangxi 
3.6.3 Hainan 
3.7 Output of Ironstone in Southwest China, 2001-2006
3.7.1 Chongqing 
3.7.2 Sichuan 
3.7.3 Guizhou 
3.7.4 Yunnan 
3.8 Output of Ironstone in Northwest China, 2001-2006
3.8.1 Shanxi 
3.8.2 Gansu 
3.8.3 Xinjiang 

4 Analysis on China's Ironstone Import
4.1 Contract of Ironstone import
4.1.1 Issues
4.1.2 Countermeasures and suggestions
4.2 Reasons and Influence of Price Increase 
4.2.1 Reasons of Price Increase
4.2.2 Influences 
4.2.3 Countermeasures
4.3 Analysis on China's Ironstone Import
4.3.1 Supply & Demand of Ironstone Import 
4.3.2 China tends to be the largest Ironstone Import Country
4.3.3 Strategically development of Ironstone import

5 Price analysis of China's Ironstone 
5.1 Factors Influencing the Price 
5.1.1 Factors Influencing the Price of Ironstone Product
5.1.2 The China factor is the main drive of price rising
5.2 Reasons of Price rising and its Influences on Related Industries 
5.2.1 Reasons of Price rising
5.2.2 Influence on Related Industries 
5.2.3 Price Trend of Ironstone Product
5.3 Analysis on Policies against Price rising
5.3.1 Strengthen the Management of Ironstone Import
5.3.2 Control the Export of Steel Product
5.3.3 Strengthen and Improve Macro-control
5.4 Review and Generalization of Negotiation on Ironstone price in 2006
5.4.1 Deficiency of China in Negotiation
5.4.2 Loss to China caused by Price rising

6 Analysis on Ironstone mining in China, 2005-2006
6.1 Ironstone mining in China, 2005
6.1.1 Average Scale of Ironstone Enterprises, 2005
6.1.2 Production and Distribution, 1995-2005
6.1.3 Conclusion and Suggestions
6.2 Major Economic Indicators, Jan-Dec 2005  
6.2.1 Industry Scale
6.2.2 Industry Profit
6.2.3 Other Indicators 
6.3 Major Economic Indicators, January-July 2006
6.3.1 Industry Scale
6.3.2 Industry Profit
6.3.3 Other Indicators
Statistics of Ironstone Consumption Structure in China, 2000-2005
Ratio of Countries from Where China Imports Ironstone in 2005
Major Macro-control Policies on Ironstone in China, 2005
Monthly Statistics of Major Countries from Where China Imports Ironstone in 2005
Output of Ironstone in 2005
Output Distribution of l Ironstone by Province/ Municipality in 2005
Price Trend of Iron Powder in Q4 2005 
Import Volume of Ironstone in China, 2005-1st half 2006
Total Ironstone Output in China, 2001-2006(Jan.-July)
Ironstone Output in Beijing, 2001-2006(Jan.-July)
Ironstone Output in Hebei, 2001-2006(Jan.-July)
Ironstone Output in Shanxi, 2001-2006(Jan.-July)
Ironstone Output in Inner Mongolia, 2001-2006(Jan.-July)
Ironstone Output in Liaoning, 2001-2006(Jan.-July)
Ironstone Output in Sichuan, 2001-2006(Jan.-July)
Source and Ratio of Ironstone used for Pig Iron in China
Ironstone Storage in China, 2004-2005
Forecast on China's Ironstone Demand
Comparison between Raw Material Demand and Price during the 10th Five-Year Plan in China
The Accumulative Gross Value of Industrial Output of Ironstone mining, Jan-Dec 2005
Top 10 Ironstone mining Regions according to Accumulative Gross Value of Industrial Output, Jan-Dec 2005
The Accumulative Total Profit of Ironstone mining, Jan-Dec 2005
Top 10 Ironstone mining Regions according to Accumulated Total Profit, Jan-Dec 2005
The Accumulative Sales of Ironstone mining, Jan-Dec 2005

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