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World crude steel output rises 4 percent year-on-year in April; India and China

World crude steel output rises 4 percent year-on-year in April; India and China

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2018, …

IGC cuts 2017/18 grains output estimate; reduces carryover stocks for 2018/19

IGC cuts 2017/18 grains output estimate; reduces carryover stocks for 2018/19

The International Grains Council (IGC) cut its estimate of total grains (wheat and coarse grains) production in 2017/18 by 2m t m/m (month-on-month) …

Falling coal investment to support Asian prices

Falling coal investment to support Asian prices

The long-term outlook for the Asian thermal coal prices is improving, amid rising regional demand and falling mining investment, which partly …

Drought, flood risks to arise in Asia from uneven monsoon during this summer; West Pacific may yield strong typhoons

Drought, flood risks to arise in Asia from uneven monsoon during this summer; West Pacific may yield strong typhoons

An uneven southwestern and eastern Asia monsoon may lead to areas of drought and recurring flooding during the summer of 2018, weather forecaster …

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