DOI: 10.3133/ofr20061061
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Abstract: Slide 2: On the right, we consider the world's major producers of iron ore-China, Brazil, and Australia, in that order on a gross tonnage basis. On the left, we consider iron content. The order then becomes Brazil and Australia, followed by China. The gap between Brazil and Australia cannot be seen to be narrowing, as one might expect when considering Australia's proximity to China and therefore reduced shipping costs. The U.S. and Canadian production is shown, as stacked lines, both in terms of gross tonnage …

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