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Iron Ore Methodology

Published August, 2019

The Iron Ore Guide contains the primary specifications and methodologies for Platts Iron Ore global catalogue of price assessments. The various sections of this guide are designed to give Platts subscribers as much detail as possible about a wide range of methodology and specification issues.

For over 10 years, S&P Global Platts has provided robust and independent price assessments for iron ore. This video outlines the key processes that our editorial team undertake when assessing the iron ore market, including the important role of Platts Market-On-Close (MOC) process. For more information email: IODEX@spglobal.com.

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