Great Lakes Iron Ore Trade Down 29.9 Percent in June
CLEVELAND – Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 4 million tons in June, a decrease of 29.9 percent from 2019. Shipments were 29.7 percent below the month’s 5-year average.
Year-to-date the iron ore trade stands at 17.2 million tons, 14.9 percent below the previous year’s total of 20.2 million tons. Iron shipments are below their 5-year average by 13.4 percent for the first half of the year.