Copper industry sees green shoots of demand after trade war price slump

The outlook for copper demand in the mid to long term remains healthy despite current trade friction between China and the United States as a renewable energy revolution will require vast amounts of the metal, industry executives said. Delegates at the Asia Copper Conference in Shanghai noted...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/copper-industry-sees-green-shoots-of-demand-after-trade-war-price-slump/

Outlook for Q4 thermal coal market remains bearish as Chinese import restrictions tighten

China’s seaborne thermal coal market participants painted a bleak picture for the demand outlook for the rest of the year as the country tightens its restrictions on imports. The issues surrounding the policy changes surfaced during the 6th Global Thermal Coal Resource and Market Summit 2018...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/outlook-for-q4-thermal-coal-market-remains-bearish-as-chinese-import-restrictions-tighten/

GRAINS-U.S. soybean prices steady amid hopes for U.S.-China trade talks

U.S. soybean futures steadied on Friday after two days of gains, supported by expectations that the United States and top soybean buyer China, now tied in a tit-for-tat tariff war, will resume trade talks. Corn futures were similarly little changed, while wheat was marginally higher. FUNDAMENTALS *...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/grains-u-s-soybean-prices-steady-amid-hopes-for-u-s-china-trade-talks/

GRAINS-U.S. soybean prices extend gains on export sales, slow harvest

U.S. soybean futures rose for a second session on Thursday amid slower-than-expected harvesting and fresh export sales, with wheat and corn prices also edging higher. FUNDAMENTALS * The most-traded soybean contract on the Chicago Board of Trade, for January, was up 0.5 percent at $8.82-3/4 a bushel...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/grains-u-s-soybean-prices-extend-gains-on-export-sales-slow-harvest/