We assess current trends for steel mill margins in China and for EAF mills in Turkey and the US, and examine the challenges facing global steel markets.
The Atlantic dry bulk Supramax market is in big trouble. The freight rates are bottoming, demand on conventional trade routes is failing and the oversupply of tonnage remains a challenge. What is the outlook for the market in 2016?
One of the strongest El Nino events on record is contributing to bearish forward power prices and lower spot power prices in the US Pacific Northwest this spring.
Mexico's first-ever deepwater bidding round is already drawing the attention of major international oil and gas producers, including the country's own Pemex.
Armed with data from previous years and from January to April, pricing analyst Max Gostelow explores the possibilities for LNG in India for the rest of 2016.
Will Russia's controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project to Germany be online by the end of 2019, before its ten-year transit contract with Ukraine expires?
Stephanie Wilson on how continuing strong screen prices of spot thermal coal threaten to reduce liquidity in the South African Richards Bay market.
ICE on Monday launched a new US coal futures contract for the Illinois Basin, which is making up a growing portion of the total US coal market, as Andrew Moore explains.
US polyethylene producers are expected to implement an increase for April contracts, making it the second consecutive monthly increase. But can it last?
What's next for the Asian olefins market after multi-month highs for ethylene, propylene and butadiene prices?
With wheat traders jostling for position and opinions varied as to how the new grains crop will pan out, Andrei Agapi reflects on overall sentiment within the market.
The new Etihad sugar refinery in Babylon, Iraq, is helping to turn the Middle East and North Africa into more of an agriculture powerhouse, putting pressure on the European Union.
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