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News Oil

Russia's Baltic exports set to surge by almost a quarter in September

Russia's seaborne crude oil exports from the Baltic in September are scheduled to increase by 286K b/d m-o-m (23%) and 172K b/d (13%) y-o-y to average 1.54M b/d, Energy Intelligence reports. Loadings...

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News Iron Ore

Brazilian Iron Ore Exports Breakdown

Brazilian iron ore exports to China rose to a seven-month high of 15.9 Mt in July, although this was still down by 0.4 Mt year-on-year, according to official data. In contrast, shipments from Brazil...

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News Grain

International Grains Council Update

In its latest update the International Grains Council has revised down its forecast for US soya (beans & meal) exports in the 2015/16 (Oct-Sep) harvest year by 1.5 Mt to 57.5 Mt. Meanwhile, Brazil's...

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News Steel

Japanese Steel Exports

Japan's steel exports rose to a three month high of 3.5 Mt in July, up 6% year-on-year, the Japan Iron and Steel Association reports. Although, steel shipments to China, South Korea and Taiwan continued...

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News Oil

Japan's JX set to lower crude runs but product exports hit record high

Japan's largest refiner JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation has said that it will reduce its crude runs for domestic consumption in September by 5% y-o-y to 0.94M b/d, Reuters reports. For comparison...

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News Oil

India's crude imports from Iraq surge in July

India's crude oil imports from Iraq in July increased by 122K b/d m-o-m and 262K b/d y-o-y to average a multi-year high of 814K b/d, Reuters reports citing tanker tracking data. This made the Middle...

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News Economy

US 2q15 GDP Revised Upwards

US GDP grew at an annual rate of 3.7% in the 2q15, according to the latest estimate from the US Department of Commerce. This is an upward revision from the initial estimate of 2.3% and reflects higher inventory levels and stronger business investment.

News Steel

Chinese Steel Price Falls

The Chinese domestic price for hot rolled band (HRB) price fell by $13/t in the two weeks to 26 August to $269/t, cancelling out the increase in the first half of the month and resulting in its lowest...

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