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News Oil

India’s Crude Imports Edge Downwards In 1H17

India’s crude oil imports in 1H17 averaged 4.27M b/d, down marginally from 4.30M b/d in 1H16, data from the country’s Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) shows. This compares with growth in...

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News Oil

US Gasoline Stocks Drop To Lowest Since December

US gasoline inventories fell by 4.45M bbls w-o-w to 231.21M bbls in the week ending 14 July, the lowest since December 2016, US EIA data shows. USWC gasoline stocks were the lowest since December 2015 at 26.89M bbls, down by 1.68M bbls (or 6%) from the prior week.

News Oil

US Crude Stocks Fall To Fresh 6-Month Low

US crude oil inventories declined by 4.73M bbls w-o-w to a 6-month low of 490.62M bbls in the week ending 14 July, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). US crude runs fell by...

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News Steel

Early July CISA Mills Steel Output

Daily crude steel output at China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) member mills slipped to 1.85 Mt in the first ten days of July, down from a record 1.87 Mt/day in the period 21-30 June, according...

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News Coal

Indonesian Coal Shipments Rise in May

Indonesian exported 31.3 Mt of coal in May, up by 1.9 Mt year-on-year, Bank Indonesia data show. At 157.1 Mt, shipments in the first five months of the year were 11.5 Mt higher than the same period in 2016.

News Economy

Chinese House Prices Rise Further

Annual growth in Chinese house prices remained strong in June, with the sales price of newly constructed commercial residential buildings rising on an annual basis in all 70 of the major cities monitored...

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News Oil

Japan’s Naphtha Imports For June

Japan’s naphtha imports for the petrochemical sector in June fell by 11K b/d m-o-m to 284K b/d, Reuters reports, citing data from the country’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. However, the volume was up by 25K b/d compared to June 2016.

News Oil

US Shale Output Forecast To Reach Fresh Record High

US shale oil production in August is forecast to increase by 112K b/d m-o-m and 773K b/d y-o-y to a record high of 5.59M b/d, in the US Energy Administration’s (EIA) latest monthly Drilling Productivity...

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Event Derivatives,Research & Consultancy

International Iron Ore Symposium

Duncan Dunn of SSY Futures and John Kearsey of SSY Consultancy & Research were both speakers at this annual conference, which was organised by Metal Bulletin and held in Prague on 6-7 June....

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Event Research & Consultancy

Busan Financial Hub Convention

SSY's Head of Research, John Kearsey, was a speaker at this conference held on 1 June, where the focus was on International Marine Finance. Mr Kearsey's paper examined the relationship between economic and shipping cycles.

Event Derivatives

SSY Futures Limited Transact First Trade in New FFA Contract.

The first futures contract based on a Baltic type 58kt Supramax priced from a basket of ten time charter routes has been traded with SSY...

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Event Research & Consultancy

Asia Steel Markets 2017

Derek Langston of SSY Consultancy & Research was among the speakers at this Kallanish conference, held in Vietnam on 28/29 March. He participated in a session on "Shifting Asian Trade Flows".