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Employees working at cargo ship Kypros Land which is loading soybeans to China at Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, Merch 13, 2017.  Picture taken March 13, 2017.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

May 27, 2019

China’s latest trade figures provide a fresh look at how commodity flows to the world’s largest importer are changing amid restrictions affecting farm to energy...
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iron-ore-ship

May 23, 2019

China’s iron ore futures jumped to a new record high on Wednesday, fuelled by a persistently bullish outlook as steel mills look to source raw...
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Dalian Iron Ore

May 21, 2019

China’s iron ore futures continued to rise on Monday after recording their best weekly performance in six weeks, buoyed by expectations of a robust near-term...
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iron ore

May 9, 2019

The IMO 2020 regulation on shipping fuel oil is set to increase iron ore freight rates, consultancy Wood Mackenzie said. (more…)
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iron_ore

May 9, 2019

China’s iron ore imports in April fell to the lowest level in 18 months as poor weather in Brazil, the country’s second-biggest supplier, disrupted shipments...
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iron-ore-ship

May 7, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump has just given commodity markets a reminder that stormy waters can blow up quite quickly even if the voyage ahead was...
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vale

May 7, 2019

Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Monday that a court had ordered it to halt operations at its Brucutu iron ore mining complex, reversing a...
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port

April 23, 2019

Congo Republic shipped its first iron ore exports on Friday from a rehabilitated deep-water port that will be used by Congolese billionaire Paul Obambi’s Sapro...
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coal shipping

April 22, 2019

Demand for Panamax bulk carriers is expected to shrink due to China’s decision to restrict its coal imports in 2019 below 2018 levels, according to...
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Trafigura logo is pictured in the company entrance in Geneva March 11, 2012.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

April 16, 2019

Belgian metals and mining company Nyrstar’s major shareholder Trafigura Group is set to take control of the company as part of a recapitalisation plan, Nyrstar...
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Rio Tnt

April 16, 2019

Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto Ltd on Tuesday reported a 14 percent drop in quarterly iron ore shipments and cut its 2019 shipments estimate on disruption...
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Richards Bay Coal Terminal

April 11, 2019

Australian coal will be hardest hit as China cuts foreign imports of its key energy source to tackle oversupply, and implements policies favouring domestic suppliers...
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MOL_coal_Tachibana

April 11, 2019

China’s government will cap coal imports this year at 2018 levels, four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, to support...
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A tug boat pulls a coal barge along the Mahakam River in Samarinda, Indonesia, March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta/File Photo

April 8, 2019

Southeast Asian countries are turning to low-cost coal to satisfy their surging electricity demand as the West shies away from the fossil fuel under pressure...
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Australian Newcastle coal

April 5, 2019

The Pacific basin’s benchmark coal price has plunged to a two-year low amid weakening coal indices around the world and the conclusion of price negotiations...
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