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Links to previous press releases are below.

News Dry Cargo Grain

Brazilian Soyabean Exports Rise to 22-Month High

Brazil’s exports of soyabeans climbed to 11.6 Mt in March (+3.2 year-on-year), the highest since May 2018, according to provisional government data. Stronger shipments in March ended three months in...

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News Dry Cargo Iron Ore

Brazilian Iron Ore Shipments Decline in March

Iron ore exports from Brazil fell to the second lowest monthly level in seven years at 21.7 Mt in March (-0.5 Mt year-on-year and -0.4 Mt from February), provisional government data show.


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South Korean crude imports fall in March

South Korean crude imports fell 315K b/d m-o-m in March to 2.66M b/d, the lowest level since October 2019, according to preliminary data from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Reuters reports. Imports were also down 146K b/d on March last year. 

News Dry Cargo Coal,Iron Ore,Minor Bulks

South African Iron Ore, Coal & Manganese Ore Exports

Seaborne iron ore exports from South Africa edged up by 0.3 Mt year-on-year to 5.5 Mt in February, according to customs data, the majority of which (5.1 Mt) was shipped from Saldanha Bay. However, total...

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Iraq to increase output in April

Iraq is planning on increasing crude production by 200K b/d to 4.8M b/d in April, newswires report. Iraq will join Saudi Arabia, UAE and Russia in increasing output this month following the end of the OPEC+ production cuts at the end of March.  


Japanese crude imports fall in February

Japanese crude imports fell 760K b/d m-o-m in February to 2.87M b/d, data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry shows. Imports from Saudi Arabia fell to 962K b/d, down from 1.07M b/d...

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News Dry Cargo Coal

Japanese Coal Imports Decline in February

Total Japanese imports of coking and steam coal fell by 0.8 Mt year-on-year to 13.6 Mt in February, the lowest since April 2016, according to data gathered by IHS.

The country’s coking coal...

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News Dry Cargo Economy,Steel

Chinese Steel PMI Rises in March

China’s steel sector Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) gained to 42.2 in March from 36.6 in February amid signs of recovery from the coronavirus outbreak, data from the China Steel Logistics Professional...

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Event Research & Consultancy

Coal Conference Canada 2019

IMO 2020 low sulphur fuel regulations formed a main discussion point in the transportation session at the 2019 Coal Conference Canada from 8-10 October in Vancouver. Derek Langston of SSY Consultancy...

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Event Research & Consultancy

Indian Coal Markets 2019

Derek Langston, Head of Research at SSY, outlined the potential impact of IMO 2020 low sulphur fuel regulations on India’s coal sector at mjunction’s Indian Coal Markets conference on 16-18 September in Kolkata.

Event Research & Consultancy

Europe Steel Markets 2019

Derek Langston from SSY Consultancy & Research presented on the prospects for the dry bulk freight market at the Europe Steel Markets 2019 conference in Amsterdam on 27 June organised by Kallanish.

Event Research & Consultancy

International Iron Ore 2019

Alexis Ellender from SSY Consultancy & Research was a speaker at the International Iron Ore 2019 conference held in Lisbon from 5-7 June. His paper covered the prospects for the dry bulk market...

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