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News Oil

Indonesia to Comply with IMO 2020 Rules

All Indonesian-flagged vessels will comply with the new IMO low-sulphur fuel rules effective from 1 January 2020, both for domestic and foreign shipping, according to statements by the country’s Transportation...

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News Oil

Rosneft 1H19 Oil Production Rises Y-o-Y

Rosneft’s daily oil production in the 2Q19 rose 0.3% y-o-y to 4.62M b/d, but was still down 2.7% q-o-q, the company said on its website. The quarterly decline was attributed to Rosneft’s compliance...

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News Fleet

Indonesia to Enforce IMO 2020 Regulations

In a reversal of the government’s previous position, the Indonesian Ministry of Transport has issued a statement saying the country will enforce  IMO 2020 sulphur regulations for “all Indonesian-flagged vessels starting January 1 2020, both for domestic and foreign shipping”, Reuters reports.

News Economy,Minor Bulks

Global Aluminium Output Falls

World aluminium production contracted by 1.3% year-on-year in July to 5.3 Mt as output in all major producing regions apart from North America and the GCC declined, according to the International Aluminium...

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News Steel

Brazilian Steel Production

Brazilian crude steel output slipped 0.6 Mt year-on-year in July to 2.5 Mt, the Brazilian steel institute reports. At 19.7 Mt, steel production in January-July was 0.9 Mt below the corresponding period in 2018.

News Coal,Iron Ore

Japanese Iron Ore and Coal Imports

Japanese iron ore imports jumped 14.5% year-on-year in July to 10.6 Mt, the country’s Ministry of Finance reports. Meanwhile, coal imports climbed 11.8% to the highest level since December 2017 at 17.8 Mt.

News Oil

Vietnam’s July Oil Product Imports Rise to 13-Month High

Vietnam’s oil product imports in July rose to 1.05MT, the highest since June 2018, customs data show. This is up by 524KT m-o-m and 234KT y-o-y. The rise in imports coincides with planned maintenance...

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News Iron Ore

Canadian Iron Ore Exports

June Canadian iron ore exports climbed 2.2 Mt year-on-year to 4.2 Mt, according to the Tex report. Shipments to China surged up 0.7 Mt to their highest level in 2019 at 1.0 Mt, while exports to Japan (+0.4 Mt to 0.7 Mt) and France (+0.3 Mt to 0.6 Mt) also rose on an annual basis.