Metals

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March 31, 2020

Iron ore futures in China and Singapore fell on Monday on renewed doubts over whether massive worldwide stimulus measures will be enough to buttress a...
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Vale_Iron_Ore

March 24, 2020

Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Monday that it would suspend operations at its Teluk Rubiah distribution terminal in Malaysia, which is expected to reduce...
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March 20, 2020

Vale said it is considering a temporary halt of its distribution center in Malaysia, Teluk Rubiah Maritime Terminal (TRMT), amid the global coronavirus outbreak. (more…)
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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

March 5, 2020

China’s removal of port construction fees for all import and export goods and a 20% reduction in all other government port charges over March 1...
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March 3, 2020

China’s iron ore futures hit the upside limit on Monday as declining stockpiles at ports indicated steel mills’ improving appetite for the raw material, while...
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Dalian Iron Ore

February 25, 2020

China’s iron ore futures rose on Monday for a tenth straight session, their longest winning streak since June 2016, on hopes that Beijing would take...
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February 18, 2020

Iron ore futures in China extended gains to a fifth straight session on Monday, underpinned further by data showing a drop in stocks of the...
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Iron_Ore

February 14, 2020

Calculating the exact impact on commodity markets from the coronavirus epidemic in China is still a fraught process, with too many unknown variables, but there...
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shipping-iron-ore

February 11, 2020

Iron ore futures in China fell on Monday, as a rising death toll from the coronavirus outbreak dimmed demand prospects for the steelmaking raw material,...
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IRON_ore

February 10, 2020

Iron ore stocks across 35 Chinese ports totalled 116.36 million mt as of February 7, up 1.96 million mt from pre-holiday levels, but 12.76 million...
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Coal

February 7, 2020

China’s domestic coal mines are struggling to ramp up production in the face of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. That’s a situation that may seem positive...
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Qinghuangdao Port is a major port for coal transportation.

January 21, 2020

China’s coal imports are likely to show an impressive bounce in January after customs delays crimped December clearances, but questions remain as to the outlook...
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coal

January 21, 2020

Although renewable power generation is expected to rise significantly in Asia, India’s vast electricity needs will still underpin global demand for coal until 2024, according...
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January 20, 2020

A Phase-1 trade agreement signed between the United States and China saw Beijing pledge to buy more metallurgical coal in the next two years from...
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Commodities

January 2, 2020

Commodities are set for the best annual performance since 2016, with crude to copper posting annual gains. (more…)
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