Rio Tinto plc operates in the Iron ores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Rio Tinto plc with three other
iron ore producers in Europe:
BHP Billiton PLC
sales of £28.40 billion [US$35.24 billion]
of which 33%
was Iron Ore),
(391.67 billion Russian Rubles [US$6.59 billion]
of which 91%
was Russian Steel (Iron & Steel)), and
Anglo American PLC
(£13.41 billion [US$16.64 billion]
of which 24%
Rio Tinto plc reported sales of £22.84 billion (US$28.34 billion)
December of 2015.
decrease of 21.1%
versus 2014, when the company's sales were £28.96 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 94.2% decline
in Other Operations, from £146.42 million to £8.53 million.
There were also decreases in sales in
Iron Ore (down 29.0% to £10.04 billion)
Aluminum (down 9.9% to £6.63 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Copper (up 32.4% to £5.05 billion)