Links to previous press releases are below.
Brazilian Crude Steel Output Slips in April
Brazil’s crude steel production totalled 2.9 Mt in April, down 1.9% year-on-year, the Brazilian Steel Institute reports. At 11.3 Mt, output in January-April slipped 2.5% compared to the same period last year.
Eurozone Economic Growth Remains Subdued in May
The IHS Eurozone Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ (PMI) Index slipped 0.2 month-on-month in May to 47.9, according to preliminary ‘flash’ estimates, as manufacturing output contracted for a fourth successive month.
Japanese Imports of Iron Ore and Coal in April
Japanese iron ore imports climbed 0.8% year-on-year in April to 10.0 Mt, after five successive months of decline, according to the country’s Ministry of Finance.
Meanwhile, the country’s coal imports in April increased by 1.9% annually to 15.1 Mt.
Japanese Crude Steel Output in April
Japanese crude steel production slipped 0.8% year-on-year in April to 8.7 Mt, according to the latest data from the Japan Iron and Steel Federation. At 33.6 Mt, output in January-April was 4.3% below the same period in 2018.
2018 KOBC Maritime Conference
The inaugural conference organised by Korea Ocean Business Corporation was held in Busan on 8 November. SSY's Head of Research, John Kearsey, was among the speakers where his topic was "Dry Bulk Market Prospects in a Changing Landscape".
Metcoke World Summit 2018
John Keeshan, Senior Director of Chartering at SSY USA, was a speaker at this year's event held in Pittsburgh on 7-8 November, where his paper examined the key factors shaping the dry bulk freight market in 2018 and the outlook for the supply/demand balance in 2019.