Links to previous press releases are below.
Australia's oil product imports (comprising diesel, gasoline and jet fuel) in 1H18 rose by 17K b/d y-o-y to 579K b/d, the highest half-yearly level on record, latest data from the country's Department...Read More
Turkey imposes import tariffs on US coal
The Turkish government announced increased import tariffs on coal imported from the US today, according to IHS Markit. Import duties on steam coal rose from 5% to 13.7%, while coking coal tariffs rose from 5% to 10%. Turkey imported 1.1 Mt of (mainly coking) coal from the US in the 1h18.
Indonesian coal export strength
Indonesian coal exports in 1H18 rose by 24.0 Mt year-on-year to 209.6 Mt, according to Bank Indonesia. June saw the largest annual increase in the year to date, with exports rising by 7.2 Mt to 35.6 Mt (including lignite).
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?"