Links to previous press releases are below.
Chinese Crude Steel Output Reaches Record High in April
Chinese crude steel output rose 12.7% year-on-year in April to a record high of 85.0 Mt, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. At 315.0 Mt, production in January-April was 10.1% higher than the same period in 2018.
Eurozone Industrial Production Falls in March
Industrial production in the Eurozone fell by 0.6% annually in March, the largest year-on-year percentage drop in the year to date, according to Eurostat estimates. Meanwhile, industrial production increased by 0.4% in the EU28.
Vietnamese Coal Imports Rise in April
Vietnamese coal imports jumped 1.7 Mt year-on-year in April to 3.9 Mt, according to the country’s Ministry of Finance. IHS reports that shipments from Australia were up 1.2 Mt annually to 1.6 Mt, whilst Indonesian volumes were flat on the year at 1.3 Mt.
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Exports of Indonesian coal jumped 4.0 Mt year-on-year in March to an all-time high of 42.1 Mt, Bank Indonesia data show. Coal shipments in the 1q19 rose 11.5 Mt on an annual basis to 116.3 Mt.