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News Steel

Steel Imports Into India On The Rise

Imported steel into India in the 2q18 rose 15% year-on-year to 2.1 Mt, according to a Ministry of Steel source reported by Reuters. With shipments from South Korea up 31% and Japan up 30% following...

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News Grain

US Grain Exports

Combined exports of corn, soyabeans and wheat from the US in the week ending 9 August were the lowest since May at 2.3 Mt, data from the US Department of Agriculture show. In recent months, however,...

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News Oil

Australia's oil product imports in 1H18 hits half-year record

Australia's oil product imports (comprising diesel, gasoline and jet fuel) in 1H18 rose by 17K b/d y-o-y to 579K b/d, the highest half-yearly level on record, latest data from the country's Department...

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News Steel

Steel Price Update

The US domestic price for hot rolled band (HRB) climbed $2 in the three weeks to 15 August, reaching $997/t, although slightly below the $1,006/t high seen in July, according to the latest SteelBenchmarker...

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News Coal

Turkey imposes import tariffs on US coal

The Turkish government announced increased import tariffs on coal imported from the US today, according to IHS Markit. Import duties on steam coal rose from 5% to 13.7%, while coking coal tariffs rose from 5% to 10%. Turkey imported 1.1 Mt of (mainly coking) coal from the US in the 1h18.

News Grain

Latest USDA Grain Trade Projections

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) increased its 2018/19 (Oct-Sep) US corn export projections by 2.5 Mt from last month to 59.0 Mt, reflecting expectations of reduced competition from Brazil.

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News Oil

OPEC's global oil supply and demand forecasts

In its latest monthly report, OPEC forecast that global demand for its crude will average 33.4M b/d in 2H 2018, which would be 1.08M b/d higher than the organization's production in July of 32.32M b/d...

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News Oil

China’s Refinery Runs Increase in July

China’s crude runs rose by 11.6% year-on-year in July to around 12M b/d, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). However, this was down by more than 100K b/d on the month as...

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