India’s merchandise exports to rise by 2.5% in Q1 FY20: Exim Bank

Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has forecast that India’s merchandise exports will increase from 81.9 billion dollars to 84 billion dollars with an expected growth rate of 2.5% during the first quarter (April to June) of 2019-20 over the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Of this, non-oil exports are likely to increase from […]

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Oil prices to be lower in 2019 on slower-than-expected global growth, rising non-OPEC supply – World Bank


Crude oil prices are expected to average $66 a barrel in 2019 and $65 a barrel in 2020, a downward revision from the October forecast due to the weaker-than-expected global growth outlook and greater-than-anticipated U.S. production, the World Bank said. Metal prices are expected to continue a recovery in 2019 that follows a sharp drop […]

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Failure to secure waiver extension, Japanese refiners put the brakes on Iranian crude imports

Unable to secure a waiver extension from Washington to continue buying Iranian oil, Japanese refineries are putting the brakes on further imports in order to give payments enough time to be processed under the existing waiver. In total, Japanese refiners purchased over 15 million barrels of Iranian crude from January through March, but the waiver […]

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