Chinese Power Producers Seek More Coal During New Year Holidays

At the end of January in the new year, Chinese major power producers asked the country's National Development Reform Commission to increase coal supplies during the Lunar New Year holidays as they expect near-term...

Australia Expects Iron Ore Price to Fall 20 Percent in 2018

At the beginning of a new year, Australia released its forecast on iron ore prices this year, which is expected to average $51.50 a ton, down 20 percent from 2017, due to climbing global supply...

China’s Agricultural Imports Will See Continuous Increase

China has undergone extraordinary economic growth over the past three decades and despite the recent few years of slowdown in economic growth, its foreign trade volumes are still enlarging year by year with a...

Opportunities and Challenges of Lithium-Ion Battery Market

Lithium-ion battery market is expanding fast with the prosperous growth of new energy in these years. According to the report from Grand View Research, “the global lithium-ion battery market is expected to reach USD...

Chemical Industry in India Is Experiencing a Rapid Growth

Chemical Industry is a major sector in India’s economy. India Brand Equity Foundation introduces that “among the most diversified industrial sectors, chemicals cover an array of more than 70,000 commercial products.” India is a...

Philippine Nickel Has Affected the Global Nickel Market

Nickel is mainly used to produce stainless steel in industry and a vital material of the electric vehicle battery. With the rise of the electric vehicle, nickel producers tend to expand their production to...

Latin American Steel Production, Consumption and Trade Profile in 2017

Latin America produced 52.9 million tons of finished steel during 2017, up 4% from the 50.80 million tonnes in 2016, according to data from regional steel organization Alacero. Brazil was the main producer with an...

European Spot Styrene Price Continues to Go High

European spot styrene prices continued on an uptrend this week, surging to the highest level since early September last year, although industry insiders are puzzled about the main drivers behind this strong and continuous price rise. Since...

Global Steel Trade Market Analysis

As a significant part of the bulk commodity industry, iron and steel industry is concerned by professionals in the ferrous industry. According to the World Steel in Figures we can see the regions and...

China’s Green Shift Makes Massive Profits for South African Mining Industry

Chinese government’s efforts to curb fog and haze polluting the cities and spruce up the steel industry are reforming the global iron ore market and pushing mining companies in South African to invest billions...

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The European Union(EU) and Japan signed an agreement on tariff reduction on Tuesday. According to the deal, 99 percent of the tariffs on Japanese...