Links to previous press releases are below.
EU steel exports fall
EU steel exports in September fell by 35.3% on the year-ago level to 1.5Mt, official data show. In the period January-September EU steel exports totalled 15.4 Mt, down 8.0% on the same period last year.
India’s coal output up
India’s coal production in the period January-October rose 10% year-on-year to 587.4 Mt, according to data compiled by IHS Markit. India’s coal production in October also rose, up 8% on the year-ago level.
Brazilian Steel Exports
Brazilian steel exports reached a record high of 1.8 Mt in October, up 0.3 Mt year-on-year, official data show. This month also saw the highest month-on-month increase since records began, increasing by 0.8 Mt on the month. Exports to the US are currently subject to an agreed quota.
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Hot Rolled Band Prices Decline
Hot rolled band (HRB) export prices have weakened in recent weeks, according to the latest SteelBenchmarker from World Steel Dynamics. The Chinese HRB dropped $36/t in the three weeks to 12 November, with the US equivalent down $8/t to $920/t.
TXF Natural Resources and Commodity Finance
Speaking at this year's event, held in Amsterdam on 17-18 May 2018, Simpson Spence Young's Head of Research John Kearsey contrasted the uneven recovery in dry bulk freight markets with the continued downswing in the tanker sector.
Argus Marpol Strategy Summit
Held in Houston on 23-25 April 2018, this event included a presentation by SSY's Vivek Srivastava on "The Scrubber Decision For A VLCC - To Fit or Not To Fit?"