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India iron ore production up 50% on year in Apr-Sep'21


Iron ore production in India in the Apr-Sep'21 period stood at 120.82 million tonnes (mn t), as per month- and state-wise data maintained with SteelMint. Production recovered significantly compared to last year, with production from Odisha India's largest iron ore producing state increasing by 85% year-on-year.The country's iron ore output fell to around 204 mn t in FY'21 compared to more than 245 mn t in FY'20, as per SteelMint data.
Odisha output rises   Odisha's share in the country's total production in the Apr-Sep'21 period was 58%. Production from Odisha during the period reached 70.86 mn t, while Karnataka produced 19.91 mn t. Production from Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand were recorded at 16.62 mn t and 10.43 mn t, respectively.   Notably, iron ore production


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