Monthly Archives: March 2016

China doubles January PGMs import on good industrial demand

LONDON (Scrap Register): China has doubled its January platinum group metals imports mainly due to lower prices combined with good industrial demand. Read Full at http://www.metal.com/newscontent/88607_china-doubles-january-pgms-import-on-good-industrial-demand

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China overtakes Germany as Russia’s top crude consumer

Shipping data suggest that China is importing more and more ESPO crude [East Siberian Pacific Ocean blend – Ed.]… In January, China imported nearly 60 percent of all cargoes leaving Kozmino [Russia’s export terminal to Asian markets –Ed.] while teapot … Continue reading

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Error sees Gold Kiwifruit left off China export list

The absence of gold kiwifruit from the list of New Zealand fruit allowed for import into China, sparked fears in the industry that the fruit may be included in a bio-security clampdown, which recently saw the ”temporary suspension” of the … Continue reading

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China’s Thirst for Gasoline Sees Barges Clog Up Amsterdam’s Port

China’s switch to higher quality gasoline is being felt half a world away as barges bringing supplies for export clog up Amsterdam’s port, which ships more of the fuel than anywhere else. Read Full at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-29/china-s-thirst-for-gasoline-sees-barges-clog-up-amsterdam-s-port

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