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Global Iron Ore Pellets Market Analysis and Forecast to 2027

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Global Iron Ore Pellets Market Analysis and Forecast to 2027
Published: March 1, 2021
Blueweave Consulting & Research Private Limited
Content info: 172 Pages
Delivery time: 1-2 business days
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According to BlueWeave Consulting, the Iron Ore pellets is expected to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period. The global Iron Ore pellets Market is projected to reach the valuation of xx million by the year 2027 by growing at a CAGR of 3.37% during the forecast period 2021-2027. The demand for iron ore pellets has increased especially after various governments have taken step towards more sustainable steel production acting as an opportunity for the iron ore pellets market. The consumption of Iron ore pellet is majorly driven by rising steel demand from end-users including, Automotive, Manufacturing, Defense and Construction sector among others.

Limited Availability of High-grade Lump

Mined iron ore contains lumps of varying size, the biggest one is more than 1 meter (40 inches) across and the smallest one is about 1 millimeter (0.04 inch). Globally, around two billion tonnes of iron ore (average 62%) is used in the form of lumps/sinter/pellets to produce steel.

Earlier, lump ores were the primary source used in the iron making process. However, over the years, high-grade lump ore reserves have been gradually depleting, attributable to excessive mining activities by multiple companies.

This limited availability of high-grade lump ore is becoming a cause of concern for the iron & steel industry, as it is becoming increasingly difficult to find suitable lump ore for direct use in blast furnaces. Shortage of high-grade iron ore lumps is a major driver of iron ore pellet sales.

Innovations in Iron ore pelletizing

The pelletizing process is currently the most widely used option for producing suitable agglomerates for ironmaking applications from fines of iron ore concentrates.

Quality requirements for Direct Reduced method pellets are higher and since lump ore of the required quality is not available, pellets are the only viable feed for new Direct Reduced method plants.

Iron Ore Pellets provide advantages to end users, such as improved productivity of blast furnaces, opportunity to increase the iron content of the charge materials, and superior environmental performance of pellet plants as compared to sinter plants. Consequently, the number of pelletizing plants is expected to increase in the future. The main iron producing systems, blast furnace, and Direct Reduced reactors, will not be replaced in the near future.

Captive in product offerings is predicted to be the major market driven factor in the US Iron Ore pellets market industry

Captive holds the largest share in the marking owing to most of the iron ore pellet production is consumed in-house or shipped to nearby customers for steel manufacturing. Most of the major steel companies across the globe, who account for a major share in global steel production, source their iron ore pellet requirements through their own manufacturing firms.

Iron Ore pellets Market: Competitive Landscape

The global iron ore pellets market is highly fragmented with numerous unorganized players. As new players to enter the market with new models during the forecast period, it would become even more fragmented.. The key players in this market are Rio Tinto Ltd., BMP Group Ltd., Fortescue Metals Group Ltd., Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd., Vale S.A., Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., United States Steel Corporation, ArcelorMittal S.A., Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag, National Mineral Development Corporation, and other prominent players.

Key market players are entering into collaborations and engaging in mergers & acquisitions of companies to capture a greater market share. Furthermore, the market participants are focusing on improving their services to attain a competitive edge over other players..

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The in-depth analysis of the report provides the growth potential, upcoming trends and statistics of Iron Ore pellets market size & forecast. The report promises to provide state-of-the-art innovations of Iron Ore pellets production and industry insights, which help decision makers to take sound strategic decisions. Furthermore, the report also analyzes the market drivers, challenges, and competitive analysis of the market.

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Table of Contents

1 Research Framework

  • 1.1. Research Objective
  • 1.2. Product Overview
  • 1.3. Market Segmentation

2 Research Methodology

  • 2.1. Qualitative Research
    • 2.1.1. Primary and Secondary Sources
  • 2.2. Quantitative Research
    • 2.2.1. Primary and Secondary Sources
  • 2.3. Breakdown of Primary Research Respondents
    • 2.3.1. Secondary Research
    • 2.3.2. Primary Research
  • 2.4. Breakdown of Primary Research Respondents, By Industry Participants
  • 2.5. Market Size Estimation
  • 2.6. Assumption for the Study
  • 2.7. Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation

3 Executive Summary

4 Global Iron Ore Pellets Market - Industry Insights

  • 4.1. DROC Analysis
    • 4.1.1. Growth Drivers
    • 4.1.2. Restraints
    • 4.1.3. Opportunity
    • 4.1.4. Challenges
  • 4.2. Recent Developments
  • 4.3. Porter's Five Forces Analysis
  • 4.4. Value Chain Analysis

5 Import and Export Details, By Key Countries, 2013-2020 (Including Country of Origin, Port of Discharge, Quantity/Value, Per Unit Cost)

6 Production Plants Details, By Key Countries, 2020 (Including Ownership, Size of Plant, Number of Units, Others)

7 Key Freight Forwarders, By Countries

8 Key Strategic Developments

  • 8.1. Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 8.2. Partnerships

9 Global Iron Ore Pellets Market Overview

  • 9.1. Market Size and Forecast
    • 9.1.1. By Value (USD Billion), 2017-2027
    • 9.1.2. By Volume (MMT), 2017-2027
  • 9.2. Market Share and Forecast
    • 9.2.1. By Grade (Value and Volume)
      • Blast Furnace (BF)
      • Direct Reduced (DR)
    • 9.2.2. By Trade (Value)
      • Captive
      • Seaborne
    • 9.2.3. By Region
      • North America
      • Europe
      • Asia-Pacific (APAC)
      • Latin America (LATAM)
      • Middle-East & Africa (MEA)

10 North America Iron Ore Pellets Market Overview

  • 10.1. Market Size and Forecast
    • 10.1.1. By Value (USD Billion), 2017-2027
    • 10.1.2. By Volume (MMT), 2017-2027
  • 10.2. Market Share and Forecast
    • 10.2.1. By Grade (Value and Volume)
    • 10.2.2. By Trade (Value)
    • 10.2.3. By Country
      • U.S.
      • Canada

11 Europe Iron Ore Pellets Market Overview

  • 11.1. Market Size and Forecast
    • 11.1.1. By Value (USD Billion), 2017-2027
    • 11.1.2. By Volume (MMT), 2017-2027
  • 11.2. Market Share and Forecast
    • 11.2.1. By Grade (Value and Volume)
    • 11.2.2. By Trade (Value)
    • 11.2.3. By Country
      • Germany
      • U.K.
      • France
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Russia
      • Netherlands
      • Rest of Europe

12 APAC Iron Ore Pellets Market Overview

  • 12.1. Market Size and Forecast
    • 12.1.1. By Value (USD Billion), 2017-2027
    • 12.1.2. By Volume (MMT), 2017-2027
  • 12.2. Market Share and Forecast
    • 12.2.1. By Grade (Value and Volume)
    • 12.2.2. By Trade (Value)
    • 12.2.3. By Country
      • China
      • India
      • Malaysia
      • Vietnam
      • Singapore
      • Indonesia
      • Australia
      • Rest of APAC

13 LATAM Iron Ore Pellets Market Overview

  • 13.1. Market Size and Forecast
    • 13.1.1. By Value (USD Billion), 2017-2027
    • 13.1.2. By Volume (MMT), 2017-2027
  • 13.2. Market Share and Forecast
    • 13.2.1. By Grade (Value and Volume)
    • 13.2.2. By Trade (Value)
    • 13.2.3. By Country
      • Mexico
      • Brazil
      • Rest of LATAM

14 MEA Iron Ore Pellets Market Overview

  • 14.1. Market Size and Forecast
    • 14.1.1. By Value (USD Billion), 2017-2027
    • 14.1.2. By Volume (MMT), 2017-2027
  • 14.2. Market Share and Forecast
    • 14.2.1. By Grade (Value and Volume)
    • 14.2.2. By Trade (Value)
    • 14.2.3. By Country
      • Turkey
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • South Africa
      • Rest of MEA

15 Competitive Landscape

    • 15.1.1. List of Key Producers and Their Offerings
    • 15.1.2. Market Share Analysis (2020)
    • 15.1.3. Competitive Benchmarking

16 Key Strategic Recommendations (Target/Focus Area Opportunity Assessment)

17 Company Profiles (Company Overview, Financial Matrix, Key Product landscape, Key Personnel, Key Competitors, Contact Address, and Strategic Outlook) *

  • 17.1. Rio Tinto Ltd.
  • 17.2. BMP Group Ltd.
  • 17.3. Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.
  • 17.4. Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd.
  • 17.5. Vale S.A.
  • 17.6. Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.
  • 17.7. United States Steel Corporation
  • 17.8. ArcelorMittal S.A.
  • 17.9. Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag
  • 17.10. National Mineral Development Corporation