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News Oil

OPEC, Russia, Officially Discussing Raising Output

Top officials of OPEC/non-OPEC coalition countries have officially begun discussions about easing production cuts by about 1M b/d, newswires report. This is partly attributed to a recent complaint made...

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News Steel

World Steel Production in April

At 148.3 Mt, world crude steel production in April was almost unchanged from March and up by 4.1% year-on-year, according to the World Steel Association. Overall output in January-April was up by 4.0%...

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News Oil

Russia’s Energy Minister Supports Relaxation of Supply Curbs

The Russian Energy Minister, Alexander Novak, supports a potential relaxation of the current production ceiling under the OPEC/non-OPEC supply curbs if the market remains tight until the upcoming late-June...

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News Coal

US Weekly Grain Shipments Increase

US exports of corn, wheat and soyabeans combined climbed to a four-week high of 2.74 Mt in the week-ending 17 May, up by 0.18 Mt week-on-week and 0.61 Mt above the year-ago level, the US Department...

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News Coal

Colombian Coal Output Falls

Colombian coal production fell by 11.7% year-on-year in the 1q18 to 19.6 Mt, according to official data reported by Reuters. At 21.3 Mt, coal exports over the same period were down by 3.1% on the year-ago level, according to previously reported data from IHS.

News Steel

US Steel Imports Rise

US steel imports rose to a ten-month high of 3.4 Mt in April, up by 0.4 Mt year-on-year, the US Census Bureau reports. Imports from Mexico, South Korea and Brazil increased however, shipments from Japan...

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News Oil

US Weekly Crude Exports Ease Back from Record Highs

US weekly crude exports dropped to 1.75M b/d during the week ending 18 May from an all-time high of 2.57M b/d reached the week before, still over 1.12M b/d higher y-o-y, according to the US Energy Information...

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News Coal,Electricity

Chinese Government Moves to Combat Steam Coal Price Rises

In response to rising steam coal prices, the National Development and reform Commission has ordered utilities to halt purchasing and/or reduce stockpiles in the next 2-3 weeks, according to IHS.

Event Corporate,Dry Cargo

Bidsted & Co acquired by Simpson Spence Young

Press Release 

London: Thursday December 14th, 2017: Simpson Spence Young, the world’s largest...

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Event Dry Cargo

ACC Coal Trading Conference

Held in New York on 4-5 December, the 16th annual conference organised by the American Coal Council included  a paper on "Seaborne Commodities & Freight Trends" by John Keeshan of SSY USA.

Event Derivatives

SSY Futures Ltd Conclude First Coking Coal Options Trades

Further to our recent release giving details of the increasing tenor of coking coal trades and continuing growth in this market, SSY Futures Ltd is delighted to announce that it has concluded the first...

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Event Derivatives

SSY Futures Ltd See Continuing Progress In The Coking Coal Derivatives Market

SSY Futures Ltd is pleased to report that it is seeing continued growth in the Coking Coal Derivatives market. 13.8 million metric tonnes of Coking Coal derivatives have traded to date this year compared...

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