Markets

Markets

Qinghuangdao Port is a major port for coal transportation.

October 16, 2017

China imported 27.08 million mt of coal, including lignite, thermal and metallurgical coal, in September, up 7.2% from August and up 11% year on year,...
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iron_ore_bulk

October 16, 2017

China’s iron ore imports rose 11 percent in September from a year earlier to a record high, according to customs data on Friday, even as...
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oil_barrels

October 11, 2017

U.S. oil output could be set for a last spike in 2018 before growth flattens for a number of years as rising costs make a...
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crude_oil_tanker-ship

October 11, 2017

As crude oil gushes out of the U.S. like never before, it looks increasingly like North Sea oil will suffer collateral damage. (more…)
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Intermodal

October 11, 2017

With the majority of second - hand tonnage transactions taking place in the dry bulk sector it’s easy to lose sight of what is happening...
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vlcc

October 10, 2017

Crude oil in floating storage is declining, showing that the market is rebalancing, OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said. (more…)
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China Steel Industry

October 10, 2017

Shanghai steel rebar futures surged nearly 4 percent on Monday as Chinese markets reopened after a week-long holiday, with investors anticipating production cuts in the...
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grph

October 9, 2017

One of the biggest stores of oil at sea is showing signs of emptying out. (more…)
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An employee of a bank counts US dollar notes at a branch in Hanoi, Vietnam May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kham

October 6, 2017

The U.S. dollar gained on Thursday as data pointed to solid U.S. growth, though the dollar index held under seven-week highs due to caution over...
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bulker_grain

October 6, 2017

Ukrainian farmers have sown 4.6 million hectares of winter grains, 64 percent of the expected 7.6 million hectares, the agriculture ministry said on Thursday. (more…)
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storm nate

October 6, 2017

Oil and natural gas operators began evacuating staff and halting production at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms on Thursday ahead of Tropical Storm Nate, the...
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opec

October 5, 2017

President Vladimir Putin said Russia is open to extending a deal with OPEC to curb oil supplies to the end of 2018, though he’ll wait...
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Fearnelys

October 5, 2017

After weeks with very soft rates for the VLCCs, the steady demand in both Caribbean, West Africa and MEG has resulted in thinner tonnage-lists. (more…)
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stealthgas

October 3, 2017

The coaster market in North-West Europe remains busy with smaller- and larger enquiries out from Scandinavia and UKC. We continue to see increasing demand for...
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dollar

October 3, 2017

The dollar climbed for a second consecutive day on Tuesday as a strong reading for U.S. manufacturing activity pushed bond yields higher, prompting investors to...
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