Links to previous press releases are below.
CISA Daily Steel Production (1)
Daily crude steel production at China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) member mills during 11-20 May fell 0.3% from the preceding 10 days to 2.23 Mt, according to the industry association, with output still 3.4% below the same period last year.
Indian Coal Imports Increased in March
Indian coal imports reached their highest level for over a year at 22.4 Mt in March, up 3.7 Mt from the same month last year, McCloskey data show.
Inbound shipments of steam coal (including anthracite)...Read More
China’s Manufacturing PMI
China’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) reached 49.6 in May, remaining below 50 which indicates contraction, according to China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). However, a 2.2 point...Read More
Shanghai to Lift Lockdown Restrictions
Shanghai’s two-month lockdown will be lifted on 1 June, easing restrictions and controls on returning to work, Reuters reports. Additionally, city officials also announced 50 policy measures to boost...Read More
Japanese Steel Exports
Japan exported a total 2.7 Mt of steel in April, down slightly year-on-year, with the January-April period 0.2 Mt below the same four months last year at 10.8 Mt, Japan’s Iron and Steel Federation data...Read More
Indian refinery runs ease in April
India’s crude oil refinery throughput eased by 10K b/d m-o-m to a three-month low of 5.27M b/d in April, however this remains up by 410K b/d y-o-y and by 480K b/d compared to the average volume processed...Read More