More than 7.5 million tonnes of pellets and iron ore fines were produced by Samarco from January to November this year, up 5.6% compared to the same period last year. 77 ships were shipped. Operating with 26% of the production capacity, the company invested more than BRL 1.1 billion in the same period to sustain the operations, continuity of the decharacterization works of the dam and cava do Germano, among others. For 2023, the company plans to produce between 8 and 9 million tons (+10%) with investments of R$ 1.6 billion, of which R$ 721 million for the decharacterization works, in an advanced stage. The total resumption of production capacity is expected to occur gradually and safely by 2028.