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News Dry Cargo Coal

Australian Coal Exports by Destination

The 0.7 Mt year-on-year increase in Australian coking coal exports to 14.5 Mt in October featured a 1.2 Mt rise in shipments in India to a seven-month high of 5.1 Mt, data from IHS reveal. Meanwhile,...

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News Dry Cargo Economy

China’s Manufacturing Sector Returns to Expansion in November

China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) returned to growth in November with a reading of 50.1 (a value above 50 indicates expansion), following two successive months of contraction, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

News Dry Cargo Coal

South African Steam Coal Exports

Despite falling by 1.0 Mt year-on-year in September, seaborne South African coal exports of 5.8 Mt reached their second-highest level this year, customs data reveal. At 47.1 Mt, exports over January-September were 7.0 Mt below the corresponding period in 2020.

News Dry Cargo Coal,Grain,Iron Ore,Steel

Chinese Coal and Iron Ore Imports Slow in October

Chinese coal imports in October were down 5.9 Mt month-on-month at 26.9 Mt in October (including lignite), although still almost double the year-ago level, customs data reveal. This five-month low for...

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News Dry Cargo Coal

Japanese Coal Imports by Source

The 1.4 Mt year-on-year increase in Japanese steam coal imports (including anthracite) to 12.5 Mt in September featured a rise in shipments from Australia (+1.9 Mt to 8.2 Mt), while imports from Colombia...

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News Dry Cargo Steel

Chinese Daily Steel Output in Early October

After tumbling to a three and a half year low over 21-30 September, daily crude steel output from China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) member mills edged up 5.9% to a still low 1.87 Mt over 1-10 October, industry data reveal.

News Dry Cargo Iron Ore

Australian August Iron Ore Exports

Australia exported 77.9 Mt of iron ore (wet basis) in August, up from 76.9 Mt last August and 73.4 Mt in July, official customs data show.

Exports to China reached a three-month high of 65.6 Mt, up from 61.1 Mt a year earlier.

News Dry Cargo Minor Bulks

Indonesian Minor Bulk Exports

Indonesia exported 1.8 Mt of bauxite in June, a 12-month high, data from Bank Indonesia showed.

This brings bauxite exports in the 1h21 to 7.3 Mt, down from 10.8 Mt a year earlier.