4th Indian Iron-Ore, DRI and Pellet Trade Summit

With major merchant Iron Ore mining leases coming up for auction, Indian Iron Ore Industry is expected to undergo a transitional phase in 2020. Mining companies like NMDC and OMC aims to strengthen Iron Ore output in the coming years. Considering steel capacity ramp-ups, it would be interesting to see whether it meets India’s increasing demand or not. The fourth edition of Indian Iron Ore, Pellet & DRI Summit intends to discuss the recent development of Mines Auction 2020 and understand its impact on domestic Iron Ore demand-supply therein, purview of imports and influence on DRI & Pellet industry.

Chinese Steel Scenario
  • Global Iron Ore prices to fall due to weaker Chinese steel demand – Outlook 2020
  • Does North China still prefer high grade ore? / Is high grade ore still fetching a lucrative premium over low grade?
  • Will increasing domestic scrap supply dampen the demand for Iron Ore?
Global Pellet Market
  • Samarco likely to restart pellet production in H2 2020 – Impact on demand-supply
  • Indian pellet exporters exploring non Chinese markets or Indian pellet exports to non Chinese markets cross over 2 MnT in FY19, will it increase further?
  • Will Indian mining auctions limit Indian pellet exports?
Mining Auctions
  • Recent developments in Mines Auction 2020
  • Challenges / Roadblocks in Mines Auctions
  • Will Indian Iron Ore imports rebound to 10 MnT in FY21?
Technical Session
  • Cost comparison of DRI making using different feeds
Indian Iron Ore supply-demand
  • Will Government’s move to allow selling 25% of SAIL’s Iron Ore output in merchant market help curb disruption?
  • Ramp up plans of existing Iron Ore miners to boost country’s output.
  • When will Goa resume Iron Ore mining & exports?
  • What are the prospects of allowing Iron Ore exports from Karnataka?

Iron ore & Pellet global Market Trends


Indian Mining Auctions 2020 key developments


Recently alloted Mine Blocks


Can iron ore Imports surge back to 10MnT Mark


Demand-supply turbulence post Samarco’s resumption


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