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Chinese national flags are flying near a steel factory in Wu'an, Hebei province, China, February 23, 2017. Picture taken February 23, 2017.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

April 13, 2021

Chinese steel futures slumped on Monday, falling around 3% amid concerns of regulatory disruptions after Premier Li Keqiang pledged to strengthen control of raw materials,...
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EA-Gibson

April 12, 2021

President Biden made it clear throughout his election campaign that he planned to re-engage with Iran, aiming to bring the USA back into the Joint...
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BHP

April 12, 2021

Mining giant BHP Group anticipates more growth opportunities in China thanks to the country’s high-quality urbanization, a top company official said. (more…)
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April 9, 2021

The Chinese ban on coal imports from Australia has shaken up coal trades in the east. In the absence of Australian coal exports to China,...
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glencore

April 8, 2021

Colombia’s national mining agency (ANM) said on Wednesday it has initially rejected a request by coal miner Prodeco, a wholly-owned unit of miner and commodity...
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April 8, 2021

Iron ore futures closed higher on Wednesday in daytime trading at the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE). (more…)
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Intermodal

April 7, 2021

Following the end of the catholic Easter, during which the majority of ship-ping market participants were on holidays, it is interesting to note a few...
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Oil

April 6, 2021

U.S. crude oil production has stabilised and is set to start rising again, after the massive shock last year caused by the coronavirus epidemic and...
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FILE PHOTO: Clouds from Hurricane Harvey are seen in the background as smoke rises from a burn off at an oil refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S. August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/File Photo

April 2, 2021

The oil market is likely to be in balance in the second half of 2021, even though European coronavirus lockdowns and U.S. winter storms caused...
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Dalian Iron Ore

April 1, 2021

China’s benchmark iron ore futures dropped on Wednesday, as the country’s environmental policy implementation weighed on demand for the steelmaking ingredient, while traders were shifting...
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Intermodal

March 31, 2021

Over the past week, the biggest story has been the blockage of the Suez Canal, as a result of the grounding of the container ship...
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Gibson

March 29, 2021

Since Tuesday, the closure of the Suez Canal has dominated mainstream media headlines around the world. (more…)
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March 26, 2021

Benchmark Dalian iron ore rose for a third straight session on Thursday, as spot prices in China stabilised after a recent sell-off following improved demand...
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Gibson

March 22, 2021

In some ways, EU carbon prices could be viewed as a barometer of mounting environmental pressure not just within Europe but on a global scale....
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

March 22, 2021

China’s soybean imports from Brazil fell sharply in the first two months of 2021 compared to the same period last year, customs data showed on...
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