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Ferrexpo PLC
05 October 2017
 

 

5 October 2017

 

Ferrexpo plc

("Ferrexpo", the "Group" or the "Company")

 

Production for 3Q 2017

Summary:

·   9M 2017 pellet production of 7,653 thousand tonnes (9M 2016: 8,328 thousand tonnes)

·   Lower pellet production reflects the Group's ongoing pellet line maintenance programme

 

000' tonnes

Q3 2017

Q2  2017

Change

9M

9M

Change

%

2017

2016

%

Pellet production from own ore

2,492.70

2,526.14

-1.3

7,631.26

8,304.30

-8.1

  - 62% Fe FBP

156.60

106.30

47.3

414.50

512.10

-19.1

  - 65% Fe FPP (incl. FPP+)

2,336.10

2,419.84

-3.5

7,216.76

7,792.20

-7.4








Production from third party materials

0.00

9.96

n/a

21.55

23.20

-7.1

  - 62% Fe pellets

0.00

0.00

-

0.00

0.00

-

  - 65% Fe pellets

0.00

9.96

n/a

21.55

23.20

-7.1








Total pellets produced

2,492.70

2,536.10

-1.7

7,652.80

8,327.50

-8.1

  - 62% Fe FBP

156.60

106.30

47.3

414.50

512.10

-19.1

  - 65% Fe FPP (incl. FPP+)

2,336.10

2,429.80

-3.9

7,238.30

7,815.40

-7.4

of which % of FPP (incl. FPP+)

94%

96%

-2.2

95%

94%

0.8

Note: Ferrexpo Basic Pellets (FBP), Ferrexpo Premium Pellets (FPP) and Ferrexpo Premium Pellets plus (FPP+).

 

For further information contact:

Ferrexpo:                            


Ingrid McMahon

 

+44 207 389 8304

 

Maitland:


James Isola

+44 207 379 5151



 

Notes to Editors:

Ferrexpo is a Swiss headquartered iron ore company with assets in Ukraine. It has been mining, processing and selling high quality iron ore pellets to the global steel industry for 40 years. Ferrexpo's resource base is one of the largest iron ore deposits in the world. The Group is currently the 3rd largest exporter of pellets to the global steel industry and the largest exporter of pellets from the Former Soviet Union. In 2016, it produced 11.2 million tonnes of pellets reflecting a 2% increase in production of the Group's highest quality pellets to a record 10.5 million tonnes. Ferrexpo has a diversified customer base supplying steel mills in Austria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Germany and other European states, as well as in China, India, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. Ferrexpo is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker FXPO. For further information, please visit www.ferrexpo.com

 

 


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