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China adds 5 mt to gold reserves in September, third consecu

China adds 5 mt to gold reserves in September, third consecu

China's central bank added 5 mt to its gold reserves in September, the same volume as in July and August, data released by the People's Bank of China showed Wednesday. Total gold holdings now stand at 1,838 mt, making it the world's sixth-largest holder of gold reserves, accor >>

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  • China's coastal coal freights soar in week to Tuesday

    China's coastal coal freights soar in week to Tuesday

    Freight rates for shipping coal from northern China's Qinhuangdao port to the other Chinese ports of Zhangjiagang, Shanghai and Guangzhou in eastern and southern China soared in the week ended Tuesday, port operator Qinhuangdao Port said. The freight rate from Qinhuangdao to Z>>>

  • China aluminum eyes autos, aerospace

    China aluminum eyes autos, aerospace

    China's major aluminum companies are making inroads to higher value-added markets such as autos and aerospace. The CEO of Novelis, the world's leader in manufacturing rolled aluminum products, said that he expects fierce competition with Chinese firms in markets long dominated by>>>

  • 100 Spot Commodities Price Chart - 19/10/2016 10/20

    It was assessed by SunSirs that in the tracked 100 spot commodities,36 commodities increased in prices, 11 fell and 52 remained unchanged on 19/10/2016.The largest rises were SBR (2.89%),Coking coal (2.18%),Acetic>>>

  • Tokyo Gas city gas sales up 5.2% to record 1.18 Bcm for Sep 10/20

    Tokyo Gas's gas sales rose 5.2% year on year to 1.18 Bcm in September, its highest-ever September volume, thanks to strong sales to power generators, with warmer temperatures pushing up demand for air-conditioning, the gas utility said Wednesday. The previous record sales for >>>

  • US ethanol market liquidity evaporates as traders await more 10/20

    Trading activity in the US ethanol market dwindled to to minimal levels on Monday and into Tuesday morning as players remained on the sidelines. "This is the slowest day I think I have ever seen," said one market participant. Sources were divided about the cause of the illi>>>

  • Biodiesel RINs trading at highest level since 2013 10/20

    Current-year biodiesel Renewable Identification Numbers traded Wednesday morning for .09/RIN, the highest price for the RINs since August 2013, and were assessed at .0850. Biodiesel RINs for 2016 compliance have been volatile as the biodiesel blender's tax credit is due to>>>

  • Australia's Atlas Iron ore prices hit by rising met coal cos 10/20

    Australian miner Atlas Iron was hit by rising metallurgical coal costs in its first quarter ended September, according to its latest production report Wednesday. Atlas received an average price of /dry mt in Q1, stable on its sales price in the preceding three months, despi>>>