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News Economy

US Industrial Production Growth Accelerates

Annual US industrial production growth accelerated to 3.8% in June, up from 3.5% in May and the fastest pace of expansion since January 2015, the US Federal Reserve reports. Strong growth in the oil...

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News Economy,Steel

Chinese Steel Output in June

China produced 80.2 Mt of crude steel in June, up by 7.5% year-on-year, the National Bureau of Statistics reports. Output in the 1h18 was 6.0% higher than the same period last year at 451.2 Mt.

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News Oil

South Korea’s Imports of Iranian Crude at a 30-Month Low in June

South Korea’s crude oil imports from Iran dropped to 168K b/d in June, down 142K b/d y-o-y and the lowest since December 2015, according to official data. This was reportedly caused by buyers’ cutting...

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News Oil

China’s Refinery Throughput Close to Record Levels in June

China’s refinery throughput rose 184K b/d m-o-m and 904K b/d y-o-y to 12.16M b/d in June, close to a monthly high of 12.18M b/d in March, according to preliminary data from the National Bureau of Statistics....

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News Oil

New Disruption in Libya’s Oil Sector

Oil production at Libya’s largest field, Sharara, is set to drop by 160K b/d, as authorities have evacuated staff after armed assailants attacked the field’s control station and kidnapped several workers,...

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News Oil

China’s Crude Imports Pressured in June, Trade Surplus with the US Widens to Record High

At 8.38M b/d, China’s crude oil imports in June were down 841K b/d m-o-m and the lowest since December 2017, customs data indicate. A report by Reuters argued this fall was due to independent “teapot”...

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News

Chinese Dry Bulk Imports in June

From a four-month high of 94.1 Mt in May, Chinese iron ore imports dropped to 83.2 Mt in June, down by 11.5 Mt year-on-year, customs data show. As a consequence, 1h18 imports were down by 8.8 Mt on...

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News Oil

IEA Oil Market Report Highlights

In its latest Oil Market Report, the IEA estimated global oil demand growth at over 2M b/d in 1Q2018, buoyed by cold weather in the northern hemisphere. However, higher oil prices are viewed a factor...

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Event Corporate,Dry Cargo

Bidsted & Co acquired by Simpson Spence Young

Press Release 

London: Thursday December 14th, 2017: Simpson Spence Young, the world’s largest...

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Event Dry Cargo

ACC Coal Trading Conference

Held in New York on 4-5 December, the 16th annual conference organised by the American Coal Council included  a paper on "Seaborne Commodities & Freight Trends" by John Keeshan of SSY USA.

Event Derivatives

SSY Futures Ltd Conclude First Coking Coal Options Trades

Further to our recent release giving details of the increasing tenor of coking coal trades and continuing growth in this market, SSY Futures Ltd is delighted to announce that it has concluded the first...

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Event Derivatives

SSY Futures Ltd See Continuing Progress In The Coking Coal Derivatives Market

SSY Futures Ltd is pleased to report that it is seeing continued growth in the Coking Coal Derivatives market. 13.8 million metric tonnes of Coking Coal derivatives have traded to date this year compared...

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