INSIGHTS

New Chinese product export quotas may spur year-end rise

A new round of Chinese product export quotas could result in a rise in exports in the final months of the year in order to reduce high stock levels ...

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Navigating a Sea of CO2

Maritime greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for approximately 3% of global CO2 emissions, have come under increased scrutiny in recent years, not least following the 2015 UNFCCC Paris Agreement. ...

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China’s Corn Import Potential

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has almost doubled its forecast for Chinese corn imports in the current trade year to September, implying significant shifts in trade flows. ...

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Is Zinc Outperformance Justified?

Zinc has outperformed base metal peers so far this year and we look through the most recent data to ascertain whether the pace of price gains can continue. ...

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Coking coal futures boom: SSY Futures leading broker

Strong volatility and new market participants helped drive a record volume of 2.193m tonnes of coking coal futures cleared on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) this October... ...

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Crude tanker contracting in 3Q20 lowest since 2016

The contracting of crude tankers (Aframaxes up to VLCCs) in 3Q20 was the lowest volume by number of ships since early 2016. ...

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A look at Chinese 3q20 Iron Ore, Coal and Soyabean Imports

One of the most extraordinary trade developments in 2020 has been the magnitude of dry bulk import growth in China. ...

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Interpreting Recent Aluminium Increases

SSY Derivatives analyst, Richard Fowler, provides an insight into the recent aluminium price increases. ...

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