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Brazilian exports of soybeans to China, by far their largest market, fell 13 percent in the first four months of 2019 versus a year ago...
Around 500kg of coal is required to produce one tonne of steel.
Two thirds of developing countries are dependent on commodities. Sub-Saharan is Africa hardest-hit, as 89% of countries there depend on commodities.
From the year-ago week coal departures were up by four.
The transoceanic iron ore market will run a deficit of at least 40 million tonnes in 2019, according to forecasts from the British consultancy CRU.
China’s iron ore futures rose more than 4 percent on Tuesday, stoked by concerns over tight supply as Vale halted resuming operations at its Brucutu iron ore mining complex.
The Pacific basin’s benchmark thermal coal price has slid 2% over the past week amid signs of weakening demand among one of the region’s biggest customers of the fuel.
Australia’s iron ore exports rebounded in April after being hit by a cyclone the prior month, but the surge in shipments wasn’t enough to offset declining volumes from Brazil...
Coaltrans Poland- gathering the major consumers, producers and traders supplying Eastern Europe
China will maintain a slowdown in coal imports from Australia until Beijing has assessed government policy in Canberra after federal elections in May
Agreement provides Sirius with greater downstream pricing exposure in the premium European market and is expected to deliver highest pricing across current portfolio.