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Links to previous press releases are below.

News Dry Cargo Coal

Chinese Coal Imports by Source

Of the 8.0 Mt of coking coal imported by China in September, a breakdown shows that the 1.4 Mt annual rise in imports featured an increase in shipments from Australia (+0.6 Mt to 3.2 Mt) and Canada...

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News Oil

South Korea Crude Imports Under Pressure

South Korea’s crude oil imports rose 50K b/d m-o-m to 2.6M b/d in October, but were still down 554K b/d y-o-y and the second lowest monthly level since October 2014, data from the country’s Ministry...

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News Oil

Japan’s Crude Imports Trend Lower in January-September

Japan’s crude oil imports dropped 338K b/d m-o-m and 154K b/d y-o-y to 2.76M b/d in September, preliminary data from the country’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry show. This was the second lowest...

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News Oil

Crude Exports from Russian Ports to Drop Sharply in November

Seaborne crude oil exports from Russian ports are set to fall 658K b/d m-o-m and 258K b/d y-o-y to 2.32M b/d in November, which would be the lowest level since July 2018, according to a loading schedule...

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News Coal,Economy

Germany Energy Use Slides

According to a report from industry group AGEB, German energy usage is due to fall by 2.3% year-on-year in 2019. In January-September coal consumption dropped by more than 18% on an annual basis, while...

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News Oil

Mexico 3Q19 Crude Production Rises, Crude Exports to Asia on Upward Trend

Mexico’s crude oil production rose 22K b/d m-o-m to a year-to-date high of 1.71M b/d in September, but this was still down 103K b/d annually, Pemex data show. At 1.69M b/d, average output in the 3Q19...

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News Dry Cargo Economy

Chinese Industrial Profits

September profits at Chinese industrial firms dropped by 5.3% year-on-year to 575.6 billion yuan, this compared with a 2.0% annual drop in profits in August, according to China’s National Bureau of Statistics.

News Dry Cargo Minor Bulks

Indonesian Nickel Ore Export Ban Enforced with Immediate Effect

Major newswires reported advice from the chair of Indonesia’s investment agency on 28 October that the country’s miners have agreed to halt exports of nickel ore with immediate effect. Chinese imports...

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