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August 27, 2015
Well, so much for 'silly-season' in the steel industry: Peter Brennan, Chris Davis, and Sebastian Lewis outline how no steel grade seems to have escaped the effect of the faltering economic conditions in China, with 'Black Monday' looming large over the outlook for the rest of the year.
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August 26, 2015
The US ferrous scrap market is preparing to enter into negotiations for September after the August buy brought price falls from $20-$30/lt compared to July.
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August 25, 2015
With less than five weeks to go until the end of the 2014-15 sugar campaign in Europe, Platts sugar editors take a closer look at the trading environment in the EU 45 ICUMSA Containers market.
Listen to the latest analysis of US oil policy news from leading Platts editors covering the Capitol.
August 24, 2015
North Dakota's Bakken Shale embodies much of the best of the US' oil revolution and has been a success in spite of global oil market fundamentals.
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August 21, 2015
The Clean Power Plan has many US coal producers unnerved and power generators considering if it's worth making coal-fired generation more compliant with stricter carbon emissions standards.
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August 19, 2015
Fundamentals behind an abundance of supply and lack of arbitrage opportunities which has seen NWE fuel oil market physical discounts deepen and the market contango widen.
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August 19, 2015
Platts editors debate the impact of the yuan devaluation on China's aluminum imports and exports as the market awaits more stability in the Chinese currency.
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August 14, 2015
Over the past month, US toluene and mixed xylene prices have both fallen more than 20% as gasoline blending demand has fallen.
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April 30, 2015
While the United Arab Emirates' major petroleum projects are going ahead as planned, Iraq is facing challenges to oil production growth.
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April 08, 2015
Colette Honorable, Commissioner, US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, addressed FERC's busy policy and legal agenda.