According to the production report for Jan-Jun 2013 announced by a pellet producer, Ferrexpo plc on Jul 9, pellet production increased by 522,000 tonnes (11.4%) from 4.563 million tonnes in Jan-Jun 2012 to 5.085 million tonnes. As Ferrexpo Yeristovo Mining started production, supply of concentrates, raw materials for pellets (pellet feed) increased.|
Ferrexpo operates mining and pellets producing business in Poltava region, 310km southeast from Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine and has a 12Mtpa capacity pellet plant, with approximately 10 million tonnes of iron ore pellets production per year. The company exports pellets from Yuzhny, the coast of the Black Sea to Europe, Middle East and Asian countries including China, India and Japan. Ferrexpo is a Swiss headquartered company and listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.