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News Oil

Kazakhstan’s January-September Oil Production and Exports Rise Year-on-Year

Kazakhstan’s oil production rose 5.3% y-o-y to 67.3M tonnes (about 1.81M b/d) in January-September 2018, Reuters reports citing ministry statements. Oil exports were estimated to have risen 4.6% y-o-y...

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News Oil

South Korea Imports No Crude from Iran in September

South Korea imported no crude oil from Iran in September for the first time in 6 years, customs data showed. South Korea had reportedly suspended all loadings of Iranian oil since July, due to uncertainty...

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News Coal,Grain,Iron Ore

China’s Dry Bulk Imports in September

Chinese iron ore imports climbed sharply to a four-month high of 93.5 Mt in September, down on the monthly record of 102.8 Mt achieved in the same month last year, official data show. Imports in January-September...

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News Oil

IEA Revises Global Oil Demand Growth Downward

In its October Oil Market Report, the IEA has reduced its forecast for global oil demand growth in 2018 and 2019 by 110K b/d for both years to 1.3M b/d and 1.4M b/d respectively. This was attributed...

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News Oil

EIA Raises Crude Production Forecast for 2018 and 2019

In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, the US Energy Information Administration has raised its forecast for US crude oil production growth in 2018 by 80K b/d to 1.39M b/d. Production in 2019 is also...

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News Iron Ore

Dampier Iron Ore Shipments Slow

From 37.8 Mt in the 2q18, iron ore exports from the Port of Dampier retreated to 34.7 Mt in the 3q18, also down by 1.5 Mt year-on-year, port authority data show. However, January-September shipments were still up by 5.0 Mt on the same period in 2017 at 106.4 Mt.

News Steel

Hot Rolled Band Prices Decline

World hot rolled band (HRB) export prices fell at the start of October, according to the latest SteelBenchmarker from World Steel Dynamics. There was a $21/t decline in the US domestic HRB...

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News Oil

Azerbaijan’s Oil Production Edges Higher in September

Azerbaijan’s oil production rose 22K b/d m-o-m to 796K b/d in September, according to ministry statements cited by Reuters. The country’s output has averaged about 781K b/d during the first 3 quarters...

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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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