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News Steel

Brazilian Steel Exports in February

Brazilian steel exports dropped by 0.7 Mt month-on-month to a six-month low of 0.9 Mt in February, the largest drop since 1993, official data show. January steel exports were the second-highest on record...

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News Steel

Preliminary US Steel Import Data for February

US steel imports fell 0.1 Mt year-on-year in February to 2.3 Mt, according to preliminary data from the US Census Bureau. Increased shipments from Brazil (+0.3 Mt to 0.5 Mt) somewhat mitigated losses elsewhere, such as from Russia and South Korea.

News Oil

Saudi Arabia Pledges Deeper Production Cuts in April

Saudi Arabia plans to cut its crude oil exports in April to below 7M b/d, down 635K b/d from its respective customer nominations for the month, while keeping its production well below 10M b/d compared...

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News Derivatives

SSY Futures Ltd Approved For LME RIB Tier II Membership

Simpson Spence Young derivatives broking subsidiary SSY Futures Ltd registers a first with the London Metal Exchange 

London: Monday March 11, 2019:  SSY Futures Ltd has today...

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News Coal,Economy,Grain,Iron Ore

Chinese Trade Data in February

Preliminary Chinese trade data for February show that imports of coal into China fell to 17.6 Mt, down 3.3 Mt year-on-year. Meanwhile, iron ore imports slipped 1.2 Mt year-on-year to a ten-month low...

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News Oil

China February Crude Import Statistics

China’s crude oil imports in February rose 199K b/d m-o-m and 1.83M b/d y-o-y to 10.27M b/d, just 204K b/d below a record high reached in November, customs data showed. Imports stood above the 10M b/d...

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News Iron Ore

Australian Iron Ore Exports in January

Australian iron ore exports (wet basis) fell on an annual basis in January by 1.2 Mt to 67.3 Mt, the Australian Bureau of Statistics reports. The fall in exports featured a year-on-year drop in shipments to China (-0.7 Mt to 56.4 Mt) and Japan (-1.5 Mt to 4.3 Mt).

News Coal

Australian Coal Exports in January

Australian exports of all coal types increased by 1.3 Mt year-on-year in January to 33.4 Mt, the Australian Bureau of Statistics reports. Coking coal shipments fell by 0.3 Mt annually to 15.4 Mt. Meanwhile, steam coal exports rose by 1.6 Mt to 18.0 Mt.