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News Dry Cargo Iron Ore

South Korean Iron Ore Imports Grow in April

South Korea imported 6.6 Mt of iron ore in April, up by nearly 1.0 Mt year-on-year to a four-month high, according to preliminary customs data.

Receipts of Australian iron ore gained by 0.8 Mt year-on-year to 4.5 Mt, while those from Brazil rose to 1.1 Mt (+0.2 Mt).

News Dry Cargo Steel

Chinese HRB Price Gains

From a near three-year low of $402/t on 27 April, the Chinese hot-rolled band (HRB) price rose by $12/t in the two weeks to 11 May to $414/t, according to the latest SteelBenchmarker from World...

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News Oil

IEA reduces forecasted decline in demand

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has revised its 2020 oil demand forecast up by 680K b/d, predicting a decline of 8.63M b/d y-o-y, as opposed to 9.30M b/d in its April report. While gradual increases...

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News Oil

US crude production to fall further

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) has revised its outlook for US crude oil production downwards for the fourth month in a row in its May Short Term Energy Outlook, with production predicted...

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News Dry Cargo Steel

CISA Crude Steel Output Grows in May

Crude steel production at China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) member mills rose to 2.05 Mt/day on 1-10 May (+0.04 Mt/day from late April), according to industry association data. Output earlier...

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News Dry Cargo Grain

USDA Projects Stronger Wheat, Corn Trade in 2020/21

In its most recent report, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) forecasts global wheat trade at a record 186.6 Mt in 2020/21 (Jul-Jun), up from 183.2 Mt in 2019-20. Supplies from Australia are anticipated...

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News Dry Cargo Grain

USDA Forecasts New Highs for Soyabean Trade

The rebuilding of pig herds in China after the African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to drive global soyabean trade to a new high of 161.9 Mt in the 2020/21 (Oct-Sep) market year, according to the...

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News Dry Cargo Coal

Queensland Coal Exports Fall in April

Combined coal throughput in April at the main Queensland ports of Abbot Point, Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, Gladstone and Hay Point declined by 0.8 Mt year-on-year to a 14-month low of 16.4 Mt, according...

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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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