Saudi Arabia pips Russia to be China’s biggest oil supplier in 2020

Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, beat Russia to keep its ranking as China’s top crude supplier in 2020, Chinese government data showed on Wednesday. Oil demand in China, the world’s top oil importer, remained strong last year even as the coronavirus crisis hammered global appetite....

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China bought most iron ore from Australia, Brazil in 2020, but imports from India up nearly 90%

Australia and Brazil, the world’s two largest iron ore producers, remained China’s top suppliers in 2020, but imports from India soared 88% as Chinese mills diversified sources amid sky-high raw materials prices. Australian shipments rose 7% to 713 million tonnes, while Brazilian supplies were up 3.5% at 235.7 million tonnes, data from China’s General Administration …

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Pakistan LNG seeks Feb cargoes again after supplier unable to deliver

Pakistan LNG is seeking two liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes for delivery in February, after at least one supplier was unable to deliver a scheduled cargo, two industry sources told Reuters. Pakistan LNG, a government subsidiary that procures LNG from the international market, is seeking the...

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Brazilian soybean exports plummet in January on ebbing supplies: sources

Brazilian soybean exports plummeted in January on ebbing supplies, as farmers sold almost all their old crop soybean stocks, market sources told S&P Global Platts Jan. 19. Brazil exported 17,500 mt in the first half of January, compared with 630,000 mt shipped out in the same period last year, data...

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China’s 2020 gasoline exports hit two-year low as pandemic curbs travel demand

China’s gasoline exports dropped 2.3% in 2020 from a year ago, reaching a two-year low, as fuel demand plummeted globally after governments imposed travel restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Exports of gasoline from China, the world’s second-largest oil consumer, were 16 million tonnes last year, data from the General Administration of …

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Algeria wheat tender sets February 14-28 shipment period for main suppliers -traders

Algeria’s state grains agency OAIC has set the shipment period for main supplier countries for its wheat tender as Feb. 14 to Feb. 28, European traders said on Tuesday. If sourced from South America or Australia, shipment is between Feb. 1 and Feb. 15, they said. The tender sought a nominal 50,000...

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