The rates for domestic sale of Iron, Chrome and Manganese Ores are decided on e-auction basis. The Sale of ore to buying units/industries is restricted to their capacity and verification of the units/industries is done to ascertain their requirement of Ore.
No ore is sold to traders except iron ore fines and manganese ore with less than 35% Mn. Iron ore sized by Government and non-moving items and is supplied to various units/industries.
Chrome ore is sold to Ferro-chrome units, Chemical units and Refractory units.
Detailed information relating to domestic and export sales of all types of ores in the last 5 years is given below: