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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

January 22, 2021

China’s soybean imports in 2021-22 marketing year (October-September) is likely to exceed 110 million mt, hitting an all-time high, on sharper-than-expected hog and sow herd...
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iron-ore-

January 22, 2021

Dalian iron ore futures rose on Thursday as key supplier Australia began preparing for a potential tropical cyclone, while worries over rising coronavirus cases in...
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oil-tanker

January 21, 2021

Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, beat Russia to keep its ranking as China’s top crude supplier in 2020, Chinese government data showed on...
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china_iron_ore

January 21, 2021

Australia and Brazil, the world’s two largest iron ore producers, remained China’s top suppliers in 2020, but imports from India soared 88% as Chinese mills...
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Cranes unload imported iron ore from a ship at a port in Rizhao, Shandong province, China, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

January 20, 2021

Iron ore has started 2021 in much the same fashion as it spent most of last year, moving higher and adding to a rally that...
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Gibson

January 18, 2021

After a turbulent 2020 that saw a brief oil price war, a global pandemic and oil demand destruction, it is perhaps not surprising that to...
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grain

January 18, 2021

Tight grain supplies in the European Union should be replenished next season by an improved harvest, but prices could remain high as Chinese demand keeps...
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CNOOC sign

January 15, 2021

The United States announced sanctions on Chinese state-owned enterprise and military officials on Thursday and added Chinese oil giant CNOOC to a blacklist, accusing them...
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crude oil export korea

January 15, 2021

In the seven days up to 1 January 2021, the US did not record any crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia. It is the first...
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iron_ore

January 15, 2021

China’s iron ore imports hit a record high in 2020, jumping 9.5% from a year earlier as the country beefed up spending on infrastructure to...
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norway

January 13, 2021

Norway’s oil and gas reserves have made it one of the world’s wealthiest countries but its dreams for deep-sea discovery now center on something different....
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A fuel tanker navigates near the Cienfuegos Oil Refinery some 240 kilometres, (150 miles), southeast of Havana February 7, 2013.

January 13, 2021

Hedge fund managers are starting to diverge over the likelihood of further oil price increases as Brent futures surge above $50 per barrel and global...
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oil

January 11, 2021

Saudi Arabia’s voluntary oil production cut is expected to bring the oil market into deficit for most of 2021 even as new lockdowns to contain...
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corn

January 11, 2021

CFR Northeast Asia corn prices for cargoes arriving between April and May, has surged to a near 2 1/2-month high of $268.25/mt on Jan. 7,...
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Gibson

January 11, 2021

2020 was a rollercoaster year, one with extreme ups and downs. Record highs and record lows.For the tanker market, in many ways it was year...
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