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News Coal

Canadian Coking Coal Exports

Canadian coking coal exports (excl. cargoes to the US) fell by 0.6 Mt year-on-year to a six-month low of 2.0 Mt in July as shipments to China and India declined sharply, IHS reports. However, growth...

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News Steel

Chinese Steel Output

Chinese crude steel production slowed from 81.2 Mt in July to 80.3 Mt in August, although still up by 2.7% year-on-year, National Bureau of Statistics data show. August output was impacted by anti-pollution...

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News Oil

China’s Crude Runs Drop m-o-m in August

China’s refinery throughput dropped 104K b/d m-o-m to 11.90M b/d in August, down 53K b/d from the January-July average, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. But crude runs were...

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News Oil

World Oil Production Reaches Record High in August

In its September Oil Market Report, the IEA estimated that world oil production grew 80K b/d m-o-m to a record 100.1M b/d in August. OPEC production rose to a 9-month high of 32.6M b/d, as gains from...

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News Steel

Hot Rolled Band Price Decline

World hot rolled band (HRB) prices fell in the two weeks to 12 September, with the Western European domestic price dropping by $18/t to a two-month low of $636/t, according to the latest SteelBenchmarker...

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News Oil

EIA Lowers US Crude Output Growth Forecast for 2019

In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, the US Energy Information Administration has kept its forecast for US crude oil production growth in 2018 unchanged at 1.31M b/d. However, growth in 2019 was...

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News Oil

Kazakhstan’s Oil Production and Exports up Year-on-Year

Kazakhstan’s oil production rose 5.3% y-o-y to 60M tonnes (about 1.81M b/d) in January-August 2018, Reuters reports citing statements by the country’s Energy Minister. Oil exports were estimated to...

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News Grain,Iron Ore,Steel

Chinese Dry Bulk Imports in August

Chinese iron ore imports rose by 0.7 Mt year-on-year in August to 89.4 Mt, customs data show. Nevertheless, weak imports in earlier months meant shipments in January-August were still down by 4.4 Mt...

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Event Research & Consultancy

Mjunction Indian Steel Markets Conference

John Kearsey of SSY Consultancy & Research presented an outlook for the dry bulk freight market at this event, held in Kolkata on 7-8 June 2018. He explained the reasons for the rise in ocean...

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Event Research & Consultancy

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.

Event Dry Cargo

Profercy World PKS Forum

Robin Thomas, Business Manager for SSY's Dry Cargo Division, was among the speakers at the conference held in Abu Dhabi on 8-10 May 2018. His paper highlighted the importance of movements in bunker...

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Event Research & Consultancy

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?"