Links to previous press releases are below.
China Iron Ore Port Stocks Steady
Iron ore stockpiles at 42 monitored Chinese ports reached 123.0 Mt in the seven days ending 25 June, data from U-Metal showed.
This was slightly higher than the 122.3 Mt reported in the week ending 18 June, and up from 107.1 Mt reported in the same week last year.
South Africa Iron Ore Exports
South African seaborne iron ore exports hit 5.6 Mt in March, up 1.1 Mt year-on-year and the highest monthly volume since December when 6.2 Mt was exported, official customs data showed.
Iraq’s crude oil exports fall to three-month low in March
Iraq’s crude oil exports declined by 189K b/d m-o-m and 678K b/d y-o-y to 3.27M b/d in March, falling to a three-month low after previously reaching a nine-month high in February, according to Energy...Read More
Japan’s crude oil imports reach four-month low in March
Japan’s crude oil imports declined by 240K b/d m-o-m and 780K b/d y-o-y to 2.34M b/d in March, falling for the third consecutive month to the lowest level since November 2020, according to data from...Read More
IGC Cuts Chinese Corn Import Projections
The International Grains Council (IGC) has cut its forecast for Chinese corn imports in the 2021/22 market year (July-June) by 3.0 Mt to 18.5 Mt citing a stronger domestic harvest. Imports were already...Read More
Japan Steel Exports
Japan exported 3.2 Mt of steel in March, down from 3.5 Mt in the same month last year, data from the Japan Iron and Steel Federation showed.
China continued to be the main destination for Japanese...Read More
China Manufacturing PMI
China’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) index hit 51.1 in April, down from 51.9 in March but up from 50.8 in April 2020 as industrial activity continued to expand for a 14th...Read More
Workers at Sullom Voe vote in favour of mid-May strike
Members of the Unite trade union have voted to go on strike during the middle of May at the Sullom Voe onshore oil processing and storage terminal, one of the largest in Europe, following a dispute...Read More