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:
sales of 436.78 billion Russian Rubles [US$13.90 billion]
of which 61%
was Severstal Russian Seel),
Anglo American PLC
(£18.06 billion [US$27.15 billion]
of which 22%
was Iron Ore & Manganese), and
BHP Billiton PLC
(£45.50 billion [US$68.42 billion]
of which 31%
was Iron Ore).
Rio Tinto plc reported sales of £32.00 billion (US$48.12 billion)
December of 2012.
decrease of 15.4%
versus 2011, when the company's sales were £37.84 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 20.7% decline
in Energy, from £4.58 billion to £3.63 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Iron Ore (down 18.5% to £15.24 billion)
Aluminum (down 16.5% to £6.34 billion)
Other Operations (down 18.0% to £4.23 billion)
Copper (down 12.3% to £4.18 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Diamonds and Minerals (up 26.5% to £2.55 billion)