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Links to previous press releases are below.

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Japanese crude imports fall in February

Japanese crude imports fell 760K b/d m-o-m in February to 2.87M b/d, data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry shows. Imports from Saudi Arabia fell to 962K b/d, down from 1.07M b/d...

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News Dry Cargo Coal

Japanese Coal Imports Decline in February

Total Japanese imports of coking and steam coal fell by 0.8 Mt year-on-year to 13.6 Mt in February, the lowest since April 2016, according to data gathered by IHS.

The country’s coking coal...

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News Dry Cargo Economy,Steel

Chinese Steel PMI Rises in March

China’s steel sector Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) gained to 42.2 in March from 36.6 in February amid signs of recovery from the coronavirus outbreak, data from the China Steel Logistics Professional...

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Russian crude exports to rise

Russian crude exports are scheduled to rise by 316K b/d m-o-m in April to 2.59M b/d with total exports of crude from Russian ports rising 276K b/d to 2.99M b/d, the highest monthly output since...

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News Dry Cargo Steel

Chinese Iron Ore Port Stockpiles Continue Drawdown

Iron ore stockpiles at 42 U-Metal sampled ports in China extended their decline for a seventh week in a row, falling to 117.6 Mt on 27 March. Inventories were down by 1.6 Mt week-on-week, the largest decrease since the end of February.

News

Mexico diesel production falls

Diesel production in Mexico fell 24K b/d m-o-m to 80K b/d in February, the lowest monthly level in more than five years, Pemex data shows. Diesel imports edged lower to 137K b/d, the lowest level since...

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News Dry Cargo Steel

CISA Crude Steel Output Rises in Mid-March

China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) member mills’ average crude steel output rose to 1.84 Mt/day over 11-20 March, up by 1.6% from the previous ten-day period to the highest level since early February.

However,...

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News Dry Cargo Steel

Chinese HRB Price at 33-Month Low

The Chinese hot-rolled band (HRB) price eased to $416/t on 23 March, down by $8/t from two weeks ago to the lowest level since June 2017, according to the latest SteelBenchmarker from World...

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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.