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News Oil

Asia’s Imports of Iranian Crude Rise Y-o-Y

Asia’s imports of Iranian crude in April increased by 301K b/d y-o-y to 1.62M b/d, Reuters reports, citing government and tanker arrivals data. Growth was supported by higher y-o-y imports from...

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News Iron Ore

Taiwan’s Iron Ore Imports Increase

Taiwanese iron ore imports rose by 1.0 Mt year-on-year to 6.3 Mt in the 1q17 as shipments from all major suppliers increased, according to the Tex Report. This included a monthly record for imports from Australia in March of 2.1 Mt.

News Economy,Steel

Chinese Steel Sector PMI Rebounds

China’s steel sector Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rebounded to a 13-month high of 54.8 in May, up from 49.1 in April, as a sharp rise in new orders encouraged mills to lift output, according to...

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News Oil

China’s Diesel Stocks Fall To 3-Month Low

China’s commercial diesel stocks fell by 10.5M bbls m-o-m and 8.88M bbls y-o-y to a 3-month low of 62.59M bbls, state news agency Xinhua reports. Gasoline stocks edged down by 171K bbls m-o-m to 70.46M...

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News Coal,Steel

Japanese Steel and Coal Trade

At 3.0 Mt Japan’s steel exports fell to the lowest level since January 2012 in April, down by 7.4% year-on-year, as shipments to markets in Asia declined, official data show. Japan exported 12.9 Mt...

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News Grain

US 1q17 GDP Growth Revised Up

The US Department of Commerce has revised up its estimate of the country’s 1q17 GDP growth to an annual rate of 1.2%, up from an initial estimate of 0.7%, citing stronger increases in investment and expenditure than previously thought. Nevertheless, this remains below 4q16 growth of 2.1%.

News Grain

Australian Grain Shipments at All-Time High in March

Higher shipments from Australia, amongst others, helped lift global grain trade to a record in March, data compiled by SSY show. Australia’s grain exports climbed to an all-time high of 3.8 Mt in March,...

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News Oil

OPEC and non-OPEC Producers to Extend Cuts by 9 Months

OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers have agreed to extend their 1.8M b/d production cut deal for nine months, until March 2018. The move follows a meeting in Vienna between the 14 OPEC member countries...

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