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News Steel

US Steel Imports Rise in April

US steel imports surged to a ten-month high of 3.5 Mt in April, up by 0.4 Mt year-on-year, according to preliminary import licence data from the US Census Bureau. Imports from almost all major suppliers...

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News Minor Bulks,Steel

US Steel and Aluminium Import Tariffs Update

The US government has delayed the implementation of steel and aluminium import tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the EU to allow for further trade negotiations to take place, Reuters reports. Tariffs of...

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News Oil

Iran’s Oil Exports Threatened by the Potential of New Sanctions

The potential for new US sanctions against Iran has put the country’s oil exports at the centre of oil market attention. Exports have recovered by more than 1M b/d to 2.5M b/d since the implementation...

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News Steel

China’s Steel Sector Expands in April

Supported by increased domestic and export orders, China’s steel sector Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) climbed to a five-month high of 51.7 Mt in April, up from 50.6 in March, according to data from...

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News Coal

Colombian Coal Exports Fall

Colombian steam coal exports fell by 1.1 Mt year-on-year to 7.0 Mt in March as shipments to Europe dropped sharply     (-1.8 Mt to 3.9 Mt), IHS reports. Exports to the Americas also declined, falling...

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News Steel

Japanese Steel Exports Strengthen

Lifted by stronger shipments to destinations in Europe and Asia (excluding China), Japanese steel exports rose to a 12-month high of 3.4 Mt in March, although still down slightly year-on-year, according...

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News Oil

Angola’s Crude Exports to Drop in June

Angola’s crude exports are scheduled to fall by 110k b/d month-on-month in June to a near-12 year low of 1.38M b/d, according to its final export programme, reports Reuters. Maintenance at Chinese refineries...

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News Grain

US Weekly Grain Exports Accelerate

At 2.74 Mt, combined weekly exports of corn, wheat and soyabeans from the US have returned to the robust levels of three weeks ago, according to data for the week ending 19 April from the US Department...

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