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BHP, Rio Tinto Agree on Iron Ore at $147 a Ton, Nikkei Says

Industry News 09:13:45AM Jun 17, 2010 Source:SMM

June 17 (Bloomberg) -- BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto Plc agreed with Japanese steelmakers on iron ore prices of around $147 a ton for the July-to-September period, Nikkei English News reported, without saying how it got the information.

The increase is about 23 percent higher than the previous quarter, Nikkei said.
 

Key Words:  BHP Billiton   iron ore 

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BHP, Rio Tinto Agree on Iron Ore at $147 a Ton, Nikkei Says

Industry News 09:13:45AM Jun 17, 2010 Source:SMM

June 17 (Bloomberg) -- BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto Plc agreed with Japanese steelmakers on iron ore prices of around $147 a ton for the July-to-September period, Nikkei English News reported, without saying how it got the information.

The increase is about 23 percent higher than the previous quarter, Nikkei said.
 

Key Words:  BHP Billiton   iron ore