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News Oil

Singapore Marine Fuels Sales at 2-Year High

Singapore marine sales hit a two-year high of 4.5Mt in January, 49Kt higher m-o-m and 315Kt higher on the year, according to data from the MPA. Sales of LSFO rose another 481Kt m-o-m and 3.1Mt on the...

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News Oil

Winter Oil Demand Curbed by Record January Temperatures

The northern hemisphere saw the warmest January on record last month, causing demand for heating oil, natural gas and coal to fall sharply globally, reports Reuters. The unusually warm January...

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News Dry Cargo Auto,Economy

Chinese Car Sales Decline in January

Chinese car sales were estimated to have fallen by 20.1% year-on-year to 1.6 million units last month, the steepest decline since January 2012, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. Car sales have slipped on the year in every month since July 2018.

News Dry Cargo Grain

US Grain Exports Decline

US exports of corn, wheat and soyabeans combined fell by 0.4 Mt year-on-year to 1.9 Mt in the week ending 6 February, a six-week low, according to data from the US Department of Agriculture.

Soyabean...

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News Oil

Global Oil Demand Set to Fall

Global oil demand is forecast to fall by 435K b/d y-o-y in 1Q20 due to the coronavirus outbreak, the first quarterly contraction in over 10 years, according to the latest report from the International...

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News Dry Cargo Iron Ore

South Korean Iron Ore Imports Inch Higher in January

South Korean iron ore imports rose to 6.4 Mt last month, up by 0.2 Mt from January 2019, provisional data from Korea Customs Service show.

Iron ore receipts from Australia climbed by 0.7 Mt...

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News Dry Cargo Steel

Chinese HRB Price at 3-Month Low

The Chinese hot rolled band (HRB) price fell by $22/t in the two weeks to 12 February to $445/t, the lowest level since November 2019, according to the latest SteelBenchmarker from World Steel...

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News Dry Cargo Grain

Brazil and US Soyabean Exports Forecast to Rise

Brazilian and US soyabean exports in 2019-20 were forecast higher this week because of expectations for increased Brazilian production and stronger Chinese demand. The forecast for China’s 2019-20 (Oct-Sep)...

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