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April 27, 2017
S&P Global Platts oil markets team discusses clean product sulfur limit reductions in West Africa and the potential impact on European trade flows.
April 26, 2017
Metals Meltdown discusses how the US launch of a Section 232 investigation regarding steel imports and national security has changed the tenor of steel trade litigation.
April 24, 2017
S&P Global Platts oil markets team discusses the growing influence of Asian buyers in the European crude markets.
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Singapore (Platts)--27 Apr 2017 1103 pm EDT/303 GMT
The Australian government's decision to enforce export controls on LNG to protect domestic supply has raised concerns among Queensland LNG exporters, which have international contractual commitments for more than 25 million mt, mainly with northeast Asian buyers.
Sao Paulo (Platts)--27 Apr 2017 546 pm EDT/2146 GMT
Brazil's ministry of foreign trade has started an antidumping investigation against imports of austenitic stainless steel tubes from Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, it said Thursday in a statement.
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Feature: Global Steel & Raw Materials

April 20, 2017
Demand for Carajas iron ore fines at a time of weaker overall iron ore import appetite continues to increase the spread between the Platts 65% Fe index and the benchmark 62% Fe IODEX reference in China.
Analysis: Carajas iron ore trade amplifies 65% Fe gap with IODEX
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Asian HRC tumbles to near 25-week low on order drought
Asian HRC tumbles to near 25-week low on order drought
The dearth of overseas orders pushed Chinese sellers to further trim selling prices of hot rolled coil April 19, market participants said.
Chinese billet plummets on short-position offers in SE Asia
Chinese billet plummets on short-position offers in SE Asia
Sentiment for Chinese billet in export markets in SE Asia has not improved despite a slight rebound in China’s domestic billet market.

The Barrel Blog

April 27, 2017
This final segment of a three-part series on why crude prices have failed to rally despite OPEC's best efforts at managing supply cuts narrows in on refined oil products.
April 26, 2017
In his latest blog post, Ross McCracken, managing editor, Energy Economist asks: How low can the costs of US shale oil production go?
April 24, 2017
On January 18, the US Customs and Border Protection released a 30-page general notice which could eliminate exemptions to the Jones Act. What chance the new administration will push forward a change opposed by API?
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M2M-NGL Forward Curves

Published February 2016

The M2M-NGL Forward Curves guide describes the methodology used to compute the M2M NGL. Platts "Quantitative Forward Curves" QFC are developed incorporating Platts' editorial market knowledge, Platts' extensive database of historical price assessments and Platts Analytics expertise.

M2M-NGL Forward Curves

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