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News Economy

China Loans Rebound in March, Industrial Production Grows

China’s net new bank loans rose to 1.69 trillion yuan in March, up 0.57 trillion yuan year-on-year, according to data from the People’s Bank of China.

Meanwhile, Chinese industrial production...

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News Coal

South Korean Steam Coal Imports Slide in March

At 7.3 Mt, South Korean steam coal imports (incl. anthracite) in March fell to their lowest level since May 2010, down 2.1 Mt year-on-year, according to IHS. Imports in the year to date totalled 28.8 Mt, 1.2 Mt below the year ago level.

News Oil

China’s March Crude Runs Ease from Record High

China’s refinery throughput in March eased 192K b/d from record levels over January-February to 12.54M b/d but was still 362K b/d higher y-o-y, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed. The...

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News Coal,Minor Bulks

Indonesian Mineral Exports Grow in February

Exports of Indonesian coal jumped to 34.6 Mt in February, up 2.5 Mt year-on-year, Bank Indonesia data show. Coal shipments in the year to date have now risen by 7.5 Mt on an annual basis to 74.2 Mt.


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News Economy,Steel

Chinese House Price Growth in March

Chinese house price growth accelerated for a tenth successive month in March, with the price of newly constructed commercial residential properties in 70 medium and large cities rising by an average...

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News Oil

US Tight Oil Production to Reach New Record High

US tight oil production from the seven major shale formations is projected to rise 80K b/d m-o-m and 1.40M b/d y-o-y to a record of 8.46M b/d in May, according to the latest drilling productivity report...

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News Minor Bulks

Chinese Bauxite Imports Jump in February, Nickel Ore Imports Down

A jump in February shipments from Australia (+1.2 Mt year-on-year to 3.1 Mt) and Guinea (+1.0 Mt to 4.4 Mt) helped push Chinese bauxite imports 3.3 Mt above the year-ago level to 9.4 Mt, customs data...

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News Iron Ore

SSY Australian Iron Ore Port Congestion Index

The SSY Australian Iron Ore Port Congestion Index, which monitors average berthing delays at leading iron ore terminals, reached its highest level since the Index was established in 2004 on 8 April...

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