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News Economy

Asian Economic Growth

Annual economic growth in the developing economies of Asia is set to reach 7.3% in 2021 amid stronger exports and Covid-19 vaccine rollout plans, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said.

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News Dry Cargo Steel

China Steel Taxes

China will remove export tax rebates for 146 steel products, and waive temporary import tariffs on some iron and steel products from 1  May, according to statements from the country’s Ministry of Finance...

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News Economy

China Industrial Profits

Profits generated by Chinese industry in March almost doubled year-on-year amid rising demand for raw materials and a prolonged recovery from the sharp fall last year as Covid-19 hit, newswire Reuters...

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News Dry Cargo Iron Ore

Brazil Iron Ore Exports

Brazilian iron ore exports have reached 19.2 Mt so far over 1-23 April, approaching the 24.0 Mt exported in the whole of April last year, official customs data showed.

News Dry Cargo Grain

Brazil Soyabean Exports

Brazilian soyabean exports reached 14.6 Mt over 1-23 April with five working days left until the end of the month, close to the 14.9 Mt exported in the whole of April last year, official customs data...

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News Dry Cargo Iron Ore

Chinese Iron Ore Stockpiles

Iron ore stockpiles at 42 monitored Chinese ports rose by 0.7 Mt week-on-week to reach 133.6 Mt in the seven days to 23 April, data from U-Metal showed.

Stocks are now up 17.4 Mt above the level a year earlier, and are at the highest level since the week ending 10 May 2019.

News Dry Cargo Minor Bulks

Chinese Bauxite Imports by Source

Guinea remained the largest supplier of bauxite to China in the month of March, with Chinese customs registering 5.7 Mt in imports, the second highest monthly volume on record and up from 4.4 Mt in...

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News Dry Cargo Iron Ore

Chinese Iron Ore Imports by Source

China imported 61.4 Mt of iron ore from Australia, and 21.0 Mt of iron ore from Brazil in March, official customs data showed. This represents 60.1% and 20.6% respectively of the total monthly figure...

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