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Market sees slowdown of palm methyl ester export in Asia
Esther Ng, Platts biodiesel editor, talks about the demand for PME as crude and gasoil prices fall, Chinese interest in winter-grade PME, and Malaysia's move to scrap the export tax on crude palm oil until December.
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Bearish outlook for Asian propylene in 2015 as market sees oversupply
Platts editors discuss the possible impact of the upcoming additional propylene supply in Asia; the demand for propylene; and the outlook for the olefin and its derivatives.
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Steady prices seen for China's manganese ore until end-2014
Platts associate editor Clement Kwok on the performance of the manganese ore market; the trend in imports as South Africa leapfrogs Australia as exporter of manganese ore to China; and the market expectations for the rest of the year.
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How losing in the short term could be a slam dunk for oil production
Maybe it's OK for Saudi Arabia to be compared to the fumbling Philadelphia 76ers, as Herman Wang and Brian Scheid explain. After all, oil pricing and production is a tough game.
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Chinese steel demand slowdown puts pressure on prices
Platts steel editors analyze the latest outlook for steel use in China issued by the World Steel Association and its impact on prices of iron ore and scrap globally.
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Two months on, how is Russia coping with oil sanctions?
Platts editors discuss the impact to date of US and EU sanctions against the Russian oil sector and whether the recent oil price fall is also hampering oil developments in the country.
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From importer to exporter: China changing backdrop of jet fuel supply in Asia
Platts oil team discusses the growth prospect of jet fuel demand in China amid the rapid development of high-speed railway network; the product balance for jet fuel in China; and the factors that will likely affect jet fuel prices moving forward.
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Prospects, challenges as Australia explores new oil discoveries
Platts' oil team discusses Apache's find in northwest Australia; Santos' material gas condensate discovery; and the prospects of other fields in the area.
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