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Links to previous press releases are below.

News Economy

China’s Housing Market Picks Up

Chinese house price growth accelerated in August with the price of newly constructed commercial residential properties in 70 medium and large cities rising by an average of 8.0% year-on-year, up from...

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News Oil

South Korea Raises Imports of US Crude, Imports from Iran Drop Steeply

South Korea’s crude oil imports dropped 145K b/d m-o-m and 299K b/d y-o-y to 2.97M b/d in August, down 116K b/d from the January-July average, according to customs data. Imports from Iran dropped 352K...

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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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Event Corporate,Dry Cargo

Bidsted & Co acquired by Simpson Spence Young

Press Release 

London: Thursday December 14th, 2017: Simpson Spence Young, the world’s largest...

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Event Dry Cargo

ACC Coal Trading Conference

Held in New York on 4-5 December, the 16th annual conference organised by the American Coal Council included  a paper on "Seaborne Commodities & Freight Trends" by John Keeshan of SSY USA.

Event Derivatives

SSY Futures Ltd Conclude First Coking Coal Options Trades

Further to our recent release giving details of the increasing tenor of coking coal trades and continuing growth in this market, SSY Futures Ltd is delighted to announce that it has concluded the first...

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Event Derivatives

SSY Futures Ltd See Continuing Progress In The Coking Coal Derivatives Market

SSY Futures Ltd is pleased to report that it is seeing continued growth in the Coking Coal Derivatives market. 13.8 million metric tonnes of Coking Coal derivatives have traded to date this year compared...

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