Total Sales tonnage
Long term buyers include Sumitomo Metal Industries (Japan), Pinxiang Iron and Steel Company Pvt. Ltd. (China), and Arcelor Mittal (Romania). Some of the main spot buyers are Noble Resources Ltd. (Hong Kong), Cargill International Trading Pvt. Ltd. (Singapore), Rizhao Steel Holding Group Co. Ltd. (China), and Kanematsu Corporation (Japan).
Although the product is primarily exported, iron ore within the range of 64% iron content is sold domestically. The products are known as Sinter Fines (under 10mm), Calibrated Lumps (over 10mm and under 40mm), and Oversized Lumps (over 40mm and under 80mm). The major customers include JSW and Siscol.