Latest news from the commodity market. Updates on commodity trading, prices and futures news.



March 15, 2018

The relentless climb in China’s port inventories of iron ore may not be as worrying to the market as they appear, more a reflection of...
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China Steel Industry

March 14, 2018

China’s leading steelmaking city, Tangshan, has announced new restrictions on steel production in order to improve air quality, according to local authorities. (more…)
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March 9, 2018

President Donald Trump followed through on his pledge to impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, while excluding Canada and Mexico and leaving the...
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February 28, 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 China moved...
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February 22, 2018

Commodities group Glencore said iron ore trading volume increased marginally in 2017 as it rebounded to profit for the business among a widening in pricing...
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February 19, 2018

Brazilian miner Vale said on Friday that total iron ore output reached a record of 366.5 million tonnes last year, boosted by record high production...
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February 13, 2018

China’s latest trade data may be underscoring why iron ore and coking coal prices are currently supported well above longer-term analyst price estimates, as steel...
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February 9, 2018

Buyers of Indonesian coal are holding back orders of the fuel after the government issued new shipping rules for coal and crude palm oil that...
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February 8, 2018

China’s iron ore imports recovered in January to one of the highest levels on record, Thomson Reuters ship-tracking data showed, as steel producers replenished inventories...
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February 6, 2018

Chinese steel futures rose in late trading on Monday, driven up by stronger raw material prices after icy weather curtailed road and rail transport, but...
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January 29, 2018

The price of steelmaking ingredient iron ore will drop 13 percent this year to around $60 a ton, pressured by plentiful supply, potentially slower demand...
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Dalian Iron Ore

January 24, 2018

Spot iron ore prices in Asia appear to be poised on the precipice of a steep decline as a myriad of factors suggest an imminent...
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Port Hedland_iron ore

January 22, 2018

Charter rates for bulk carriers have plunged as iron ore exports from Brazil slow and inventories of the mineral pile up in China. (more…)
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Rio Tnt

January 16, 2018

Global miner Rio Tinto, said on Tuesday it could ship up to an additional 10 million tonnes of iron ore in 2018 worth $780 million...
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January 14, 2018

Chinese iron ore imports fell 11 percent in December from the previous month, but full-year shipments were at a record high, customs data showed on...
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