Metals

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Vale_Iron_Ore

July 17, 2018

Brazil’s Vale SA achieved record iron ore and pellet production for a second quarter despite a nationwide trucker strike that paralyzed Latin America’s largest economy...
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rebar

July 13, 2018

China’s rebar steel futures rallied more than 3 percent to their highest in 10 months on Thursday amid potentially tighter supply as the government intensifies...
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iron_ore

July 3, 2018

Signs of a slowing Chinese economy and risks from steep tariffs brought in during a festering Sino-U.S. trade row will curb demand for steelmaking material...
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Coal-Ship

June 27, 2018

Freight rates for shipping coal from northern China’s Qinhuangdao port to the ports of Zhangjiagang, Shanghai and Guangzhou in the east and south continued to...
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rebar

June 26, 2018

Shanghai steel rebar prices fell for a second straight session on Monday, after data showing a rise in steel product inventory stoked concerns about weakening...
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A cargo ship is loaded with coal during the opening ceremony of a new dock at the North Korean port of Rajin in this July 18, 2014 file photo. South Korea said on March 8, 2016 it would impose new sanctions against 40 individuals and 30 entities because of suspected links to North Korea's weapons programme and would ban vessels that had stopped at North Korean ports in the past 180 days.  REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev/Files

June 25, 2018

At least three U.S. coal shipments on their way to China may end up casualties of the escalating trade dispute after Beijing said it would...
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iron_ore_vessel

June 21, 2018

Australia was the largest exporter of iron ore to India in the 2017-18 fiscal year ended 31 March after being a marginal supplier for the...
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Coal

June 15, 2018

China’s coal output in May hit its highest level since December, as miners quickened production to meet rising demand ahead of summer, government data showed...
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rebar

June 13, 2018

China’s construction steel rebar prices recovered from a two-day slide on Tuesday, lifted by a price hike at big steel firms and on easing concerns...
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China_and_US

June 8, 2018

American crude drillers, coal miners and farmers are set to be among the beneficiaries of the Trump Administration’s trade pressure on China. (more…)
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usport

June 1, 2018

Canada and Mexico retaliated against the United State’s decision on Thursday to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and the European Union had its...
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A cargo ship is loaded with coal during the opening ceremony of a new dock at the North Korean port of Rajin July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev/File Photo

May 31, 2018

China is considering a plan to buy more American coal as part of an effort to narrow its trade deficit with the U.S., according to...
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china_iron_ore

May 23, 2018

The seaborne iron ore market appears to be in something of a sweet spot currently, with largely steady demand and prices that have been flatlining...
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containers

May 22, 2018

China has pledged to buy more U.S. goods to reduce America’s huge trade deficit and help avoid exacerbating a trade war between the world’s two...
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bulker

May 21, 2018

China dropped its anti-dumping probe into imports of U.S. sorghum on Friday, beating a hasty retreat from a dispute that wreaked havoc across the global...
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