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News Coal

Indian Coal Stocks at Power Stations Rise

In the week to 15 April, total coal stocks at power stations monitored by the Indian Central Electricity Authority reached their highest level since May 2016 at 33.2 Mt, which equates to 18 days’ of supply.

News Oil

Chinese March CPP Exports Rise to Record Highs

China’s total CPP exports (naphtha, gasoline, kerosene and diesel) rose 661K b/d m-o-m and 177K b/d y-o-y to a record of 1.54M b/d in March, customs data showed. At 458K b/d and 647K b/d, exports of...

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News Oil

US Will Not Renew Iran Sanctions

The US has announced it will not be renewing any sanction waivers on Iranian crude (due to expire on 1 May), ending six months of waivers that had allowed Iran’s eight biggest buyers to continue importing...

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News Steel

Japan’s March Crude Steel Output

Japanese crude steel production in March was stable year-on-year at 9.1 Mt, according to the latest data from the Japan Iron and Steel Federation.

News Steel

Turkish Steel Production Falls in March

Turkish crude steel output declined year-on-year for the sixth successive month in March, down 11.7% to 3.0 Mt, according to the Steel Producers’ Association of Turkey. Total production in the 1q19 was 14.5% below the same period last year at 8.2 Mt.

News Coal

US Coal Exports in February

US coal exports (excluding cargoes to Canada) in February fell 2.1 Mt year-on-year to the lowest level since November 2016 at 6.0 Mt, according to the latest data from the National Mining Association.


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News Coal,Iron Ore

Japanese Coal Imports Flat, Iron Ore Shipments Fall

Japanese coal imports were flat year-on-year in March at 15.7 Mt, according to the country’s Ministry of Finance. At 46.3 Mt, 1q19 shipments were down 1.7% on the same quarter in 2018.


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News Iron Ore

Vale Brucutu Mine to Reopen

On 16 April Vale announced that it expects the “complete return of Brucutu mine operations in the next 72 hours” following a decision made by the Minas Gerais Court of Justice to partially suspend the...

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