Links to previous press releases are below.
US Weekly Grain Exports (1)
US weekly exports of corn, wheat and soyabeans combined rose to a five-week high of 2.14 Mt in the week ending 23 April, according to the US Department of Agriculture. However, this was slightly below the year-ago level of 2.17 Mt,
Chinese Finished Steel Inventories
Combined finished steel inventories at China Iron & Steel Association (CISA) member mills totalled 16.7 Mt on 20 April, up from 16.5 Mt on the 10 April, but down from the month-ago level of 17.4 Mt, according to data from the industry association reported by SteelFirst.
Imports of Iranian crude oil by China, India, Japan and South Korea in March fell 9.2% y-o-y to average 1.04M b/d, Reuters reports, citing government and tanker tracking data. However, on a monthly...Read More
Vietnam's diesel imports from Singapore in the January to April period increased by almost four-fold y-o-y to more than 715KT (45K b/d), Reuters reports citing data from Singapore's International Enterprise....Read More
Russia's crude exports from Primorsk set to fall in May
Russia's crude oil exports from the Baltic port of Primorsk in May are expected to fall by 173K b/d m-o-m to average 780K b/d, Reuters reports. The total number of cargoes from the Baltic (i.e. including Ust Luga) in May is expected to drop by 9 from April to 53.
Sulphur World Symposium
Derek Langston of SSY Consultancy & Research presented a paper at The Sulphur Institute's annual conference, which was held in Barcelona on April 20/22, where he highlighted some of the potential sources of volatility in freight rates in a fundamentally oversupplied dry bulk carrier market.