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News Oil

Asia's imports of Iranian crude in April hit four-month high but fall y-o-y �

Asia's imports of crude oil from Iran rose by 12% m-o-m to a four-month high of 1.2M b/d, Reuters reports, citing government and tanker tracking data. However, this was down by 4.1% y-o-y. China's imports...

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News Iron Ore

South Korean Iron Ore Imports

South Korean iron ore imports rose to a three-month high of 6.5 Mt in April however, this was still down 9% year-on-year as shipments from Australia (-10%) and Brazil (-29%) declined, according to Korean...

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News Grain

IGC Wheat Trade Forecast Update

In its latest forecasts for world grain trade the International Grain Council (IGC) has increased its prediction for Russian wheat exports in 2015/16 (Jul/Jun) by 2.4 Mt to 21.0 Mt as a result of the...

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News Steel

Japanese Steel Export Breakdown

Of the 3.6 Mt of steel Japan exported in April, 2.8 Mt were to destinations in Asia, up 6% year-on-year, according to the Japan Iron and Steel Federation, despite reduced shipments to China (-2%), South...

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News Oil

US gasoline stocks decrease to year-to-date low but distillate inventories rise

US gasoline stocks fell by 3.3M bbls w-o-w to a year-to-date low of 220.6M bbls in the week ending 22 May, according to the US Energy Information Administration. �However, stocks remain in the upper...

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News Oil

US crude stocks fall as crude runs reach year-to-date high

US crude oil stocks declined for the fourth-consecutive week, falling 2.8M bbls w-o-w to total 479.4M bbls in the week ending 22 May, according to the US Energy Information Administration. This coincided...

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News Oil

Russia's crude exports set to rise in June as Baltic supplies increase

Russia's seaborne crude oil exports are set to increase by 143K b/d m-o-m and 192K b/d y-o-y to average 2.59M b/d, Energy Intelligence reports. Overall exports were boosted by an increase in supplies...

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News Coal

Chinese Domestic Steam Coal Price Stabilises as Stockpiles Fall

After falling for 12 weeks in succession, the indicative price of steam coal in northern China was unchanged at the end of last week at $66.70/t, according to CQ Coal. At the same time, combined coal...

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Event Research & Consultancy

IHS Energy European Coal Outlook Conference

SSY's Head of Research John Kearsey was one of the speakers at this annual event held in Nice on 18/20 May, where he considered whether the depressed state of spot and futures freight pricing were justified...

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Event Derivatives

Singapore Iron Ore Week

SSY Futures won prizes in all three of the broking categories it entered for the SGX AsiaClear Awards in Singapore, which are timed to coincide with Singapore Iron Ore Week.