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The most controversial companies in the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China are revealed in a report this week from consultancy RepRisk, which bills itself as a leading provider of business intelligence on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks.
Iron ore exports from Brazil and Australia fell 28% and 8% respectively in November. Spot prices are at a six week low and pressured to shrink for the rest of the year thanks to flaccid Chinese demand.
Iron Ore (IO) has run from $86 per ton to $122 per ton with expectations that prices will hold at this elevated level. According senior resource analyst at Mine Life Pty in Sydney, Gavin Wendt told Bloomberg Network “Prices will stay about where they are now until 2013,”