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News Dry Cargo Economy,Iron Ore

Western Australia Temporarily Closes Border

In a bid to limit the spread of the coronavirus, from 5 April 23:59 local time Western Australia’s border will be temporarily closed, the state government has announced. Exemptions will be made for...

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News Dry Cargo Steel

Chinese Rebar Price Near 3-Year Low

The Chinese domestic rebar price dropped to $413/t on 2 April, the lowest in nearly three years, according to World Steel Dynamics.


Asian product cracks fall to record lows

Jet and gasoil product cracks in Asia have hit record lows as demand continues to fall, Reuters reports. The jet crack fell to $3.55/bl below Dubai crude on Friday, down from a premium of $2.06/bl the...

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News Dry Cargo Grain

Brazilian Soyabean Exports Rise to 22-Month High

Brazil’s exports of soyabeans climbed to 11.6 Mt in March (+3.2 year-on-year), the highest since May 2018, according to provisional government data. Stronger shipments in March ended three months in...

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News Dry Cargo Iron Ore

Brazilian Iron Ore Shipments Decline in March

Iron ore exports from Brazil fell to the second lowest monthly level in seven years at 21.7 Mt in March (-0.5 Mt year-on-year and -0.4 Mt from February), provisional government data show.


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South Korean crude imports fall in March

South Korean crude imports fell 315K b/d m-o-m in March to 2.66M b/d, the lowest level since October 2019, according to preliminary data from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Reuters reports. Imports were also down 146K b/d on March last year. 

News Dry Cargo Coal,Iron Ore,Minor Bulks

South African Iron Ore, Coal & Manganese Ore Exports

Seaborne iron ore exports from South Africa edged up by 0.3 Mt year-on-year to 5.5 Mt in February, according to customs data, the majority of which (5.1 Mt) was shipped from Saldanha Bay. However, total...

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Iraq to increase output in April

Iraq is planning on increasing crude production by 200K b/d to 4.8M b/d in April, newswires report. Iraq will join Saudi Arabia, UAE and Russia in increasing output this month following the end of the OPEC+ production cuts at the end of March.  

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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