The total throughput for the 2019/20 financial year to date is 232Mt, which marks an increase of no more than 1% from the same time last year.

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In addition, the Port of Port Hedland achieved a monthly throughput of 42.5Mt, of which 42Mt was iron ore exports. The monthly throughput increased 4% from October 2018.

As for imports through the Port of Port Hedland, they totalled 225,000 tonnes, an increase of 37% from the same month in 2018.

For its part, the Port of Dampier delivered a total monthly throughput of 12.9Mt, a decrease of 16% from October 2018.

Imports through the Port totalled 89,000 tonnes, facing an increase of 2% from the same month in 2018.