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News Oil

Bonny Light Exports to Fall in April

Nigerian Bonny Light exports are scheduled to fall to 228K b/d in April, from 245K b/d in March, according to preliminary loading programmes, reports Reuters. Exports of Forcados blend are set to remain relatively unchanged at 283K b/d, up from 279K b/d in March.

News Dry Cargo Steel

Japanese Crude Steel Production Inches Higher

Japanese crude steel production edged up by 0.1 Mt year-on-year to 8.2 Mt in January, data from the Japan Iron and Steel Federation show. Output last month rose from 7.8 Mt in December 2019.

News Dry Cargo Steel

Brazilian Crude Steel Output Extends Fall

Brazilian crude steel production declined by 0.3 Mt year-on-year to 2.7 Mt in January, according to data from Instituto Aço Brasil. Output has registered annual falls in every month since June 2019. However, last month’s production moved up from 2.4 Mt in December 2019 to a seven-month high.

News Oil

US Crude Exports Rise

US crude exports rose over 590K b/d week-on-week to average 3.56M b/d in the week ending 14 February, the highest since end December, according to the latest data from the US EIA. Crude imports were...

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News Dry Cargo Coal

South Korean Coal Imports Fall

Total South Korea coal imports dropped by 2.5 Mt year-on-year to 11.1 Mt last month, according to IHS. Overall January coal receipts fell from 12.4 Mt in December 2019 to the lowest level since June...

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News Dry Cargo Economy

Chinese Loans Climb in January

China’s net new bank loans soared to a record 3.3 trillion yuan in January, up from 3.2 trillion yuan in the same month last year and 1.1 trillion yuan in December 2019, according to data from the People’s...

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News Oil

Brazil’s Oil Production Hits Record High

Brazil’s average oil production jumped 20% year-on-year in January to a record 3.17M b/d, reported Reuters, citing oil regulator ANP data. The country’s crude production topped 3M b/d for the first...

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News Dry Cargo Coal,Iron Ore

Japanese Iron Ore Imports Slip in January

Japanese iron ore imports inched down by 1.5% year-on-year to 9.0 Mt last month, according to provisional data from the Ministry of Finance.

Meanwhile, Japanese total coal imports rose by 2.3% year-on-year to 16.6 Mt in January.

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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