China’s robust commodity imports lend credibility to economic growth story

China’s gross domestic product numbers tend to spark debate as to whether they are an accurate reflection of the true state of growth in the world’s second-biggest economy. The robust trend in commodity imports suggests they are. China’s GDP expanded 4.9% in the third quarter, after rising 3.2% in...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/chinas-robust-commodity-imports-lend-credibility-to-economic-growth-story/

China’s Jinlin releases 5 mil mt seaborne thermal coal quotas for Oct-Dec: sources

China’s Industry and Information Technology Department of Jilin province released 5 million mt seaborne thermal coal quotas for end-users in northeast China for delivery from October to December, sources said Oct. 12. Chinese authority released 1.9 million mt to Dandong city, 1 million mt to...

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China’s Sep thermal coal imports head south amid import restrictions

China’s thermal coal imports fell 9.6% on the month to 18.7 million mt in September, the latest General Administration of Customs data showed, as the uncertainty over China’s import restrictions continue to cast a shadow over fresh seaborne procurement activity, market sources said. The imports in...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/chinas-sep-thermal-coal-imports-head-south-amid-import-restrictions/

Major iron ore miners’ Q3 shipments up 2% on year, Vale set for strong Q4

Iron ore shipments from major producers Vale, Rio Tinto, BHP, Fortescue Metals Group and Roy Hill, along with exports from South Africa’s Saldanha Port, hit a seven-quarter high of 308.2 million mt in the July-September quarter, according to analysis using S&P Global Platts’ trade flow software...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/major-iron-ore-miners-q3-shipments-up-2-on-year-vale-set-for-strong-q4/