Links to previous press releases are below.
Chinese Passenger Car Sales
Chinese passenger car sales dropped 7.7% year-on-year in August to 1.7 million units, according to the Chinese Association of Automobile Manufacturers. At 13.3 million units, sales in January-August were 12.3% below the corresponding period in 2018.
India Passenger Car Sales Continue to Plummet
According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, India’s domestic passenger vehicle sales experienced their steepest annual fall on record in August, crashing by 41.1%, Reuters reports. Sales dropped by 30.9% year-on-year in July.
Queensland Coal Throughput in August
At 18.1 Mt, combined coal throughput in August at the main Queensland ports of Abbot Point, Dalrymple Bay, Gladstone and Hay Point fell 1.5 Mt on the previous month to a four-month low, port authority data reveal.
China’s crude oil imports rose 269K b/d m-o-m and 1.46M b/d y-o-y to a 4-month high of 9.97M b/d in August, customs data show. The increase was partly attributed to a pickup in refinery utilization...Read More