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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?
April 24, 2017
The introduction of sweeping reforms by India’s National Democratic Alliance government since they came into power in 2014 has given a new momentum to India’s manufacturing sector.
April 21, 2017
In part two of a series on why oil prices have failed to rally despite OPEC's best efforts at managing supply cuts, we ask: Why is the market so bullish?
April 20, 2017
France is facing its most uncertain presidential elections in decades. The outcome is critical not just on a geopolitical level, but also in terms national energy policy.
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Punta del Este, Uruguay (Platts)--25 Apr 2017 556 pm EDT/2156 GMT
Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay and other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are seeking to drum up investment to widen exploration and boost oil and natural gas production, industry officials said Tuesday.
Washington (Platts)--25 Apr 2017 554 pm EDT/2154 GMT
Freeport-McMoRan executives said Tuesday they will stop the Grasberg underground block-cave mine expansion in Indonesia unless an agreement on exports and divestments can be reached with the government.
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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.


Asian buyers become major players in European crude oil markets
April 24, 2017
- S&P Global Platts oil markets team discusses the growing influence of Asian buyers in the European crude markets.
Oil refiners and renewable fuels in the Trump era
April 24, 2017
- Have oil refiners' hopes for a quick rollback of the US biofuel mandate by the Trump administration fizzled out? The administration's first 100 days are nearly over.
Shipping industry faces seismic shift in 2020 as sulfur cap looms
April 18, 2017
- In 2020 the shipping industry is facing its biggest challenge in a century as the IMO is set to impose a new 0.5% sulfur cap on marine fuel emissions. We assess the readiness of shipowners to meet these stricter regulations.
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