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News Oil

Brazil Crude Exports Rise Y-o-Y in 1H19

Brazil’s crude oil exports dropped 222K b/d m-o-m to 922K b/d in June, the lowest since June 2018 when shipments came in at 699K b/d, official data show. Exports averaged 1.20M b/d in 1H19, up 203K...

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News Dry Cargo Grain

US Grain Exports in June

Combined exports of corn, soyabeans and wheat in the four weeks to 27 June totalled 7.5 Mt, down 3.2 Mt year-on-year, data from the US Department of Agriculture show. The fall featured a 3.6 Mt decline...

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News Dry Cargo Steel

Brazilian Steel Exports Fall in June

Exports of Brazilian steel dropped 0.4 Mt year-on-year to 1.1 Mt in June, official data show. However, outbound shipments in the 2q19 were up 0.1 Mt compared to the same period in 2018 at 3.3 Mt.

News Oil

Kazakhstan to Raise Crude Exports to China from 2H20

Kazakhstan plans to raise its crude oil exports to China to 6-7M tonnes annually (about 120-140K b/d) from current levels of just 1M tonnes (about 20K b/d) starting from 2H20, at the expense of shipments...

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News Steel

June US Steel Imports Climb

US steel imports rose 0.2 Mt year-on-year in June to 2.5 Mt, with shipments from Brazil (+0.2 Mt to 0.5 Mt) driving the increase, according to preliminary data from the US Census Bureau. Despite this, imports in January-June were 1.4 Mt below year-ago levels at 14.8 Mt.

News Coal

US Coal Exports Slip in May

At 7.8 Mt, total US coal exports (excluding cargoes to Canada) fell 0.4 Mt year-on-year in May, data from the country’s National Mining Association reveal. The fall featured a 0.2 Mt decline in shipments of both steam coal and coking coal, to 3.4 Mt and 4.4 Mt, respectively.

News Coal

Australian Coal Exports in May

Exports of Australian coal rose 0.8 Mt year-on-year in May to 32.6 Mt, as both grades of coal edged on an annual basis, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. At 156.6 Mt, total outbound shipments in January-May experienced a 3.7 Mt gain year-on-year.   

News Iron Ore

May Australian Iron Ore Exports

Australian iron ore exports (wet basis) climbed 0.7 Mt year-on-year to a 17-month high of 80.1 Mt in May, the Australian Bureau of Statistics reports. However, owing to a weak start to the year, exports in January-May were still 17.3 Mt below the corresponding period in 2018 at 346.9 Mt.

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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Event Research & Consultancy

Steel Markets Asia 2019

Head of SSY Research, Derek Langston, spoke at the Kallanish Steel Markets Asia conference in Ho Chi Minh City on the dry bulk freight market outlook. The conference ran from 10-11 April.

Event Research & Consultancy

Biomass Trade and Power Europe 2019

SSY were represented at the CMT Biomass Trade and Power Europe conference on 12-13 February in Copenhagen by Derek Langston, Head of SSY Consultancy & Research, who presented on dry bulk freight market developments.