Ammonia buyer CJ Indonesia has issued a tender requesting 6,000t for shipment to Gresik port in east Java.
The tender, which closes on 7 January, requests the ammonia be offered on a cfr price basis and valid for three days. The cargo is for 11- 13 February arrival.
Recent spot trading activity has led to a steep correction in Asian delivered prices. Mitsubishi sold two cargoes at $330/t cfr to China and Taiwan in the second half of December.
The scope of the company’s operations is the production of castings mostly of the nodular cast iron with the mechanical machining (production of casting components). The production is carried out in the factory premises located in Starachowice.
BEIJING – China's unwrought copper imports rose 12.9 percent to a record annual high of 5.3 million tonnes in 2018, customs data showed on Monday, boosted by the country's crackdown on scrap metal shipments.
The Indian iron ore industry is on the cusp of a new phase of growth and exports, which were heading southwards for the past few months, are beginning to swell once again. Iron ore export shipments in November 2018 stood at an impressive 0.83 MnT, almost double that of the preceding month’s 0.42 MnT.
A Chinese rebar deal concluded today into south-east Asia at $480/t fob, on a theoretical weight basis, indicates that Turkish mills would need to reduce their offers by at least $15/t to attract south-east Asian business.
While a downtrend in methanol spot prices in both Europe and Asia has impacted market sentiment in the final quarter of 2018, 2019 is expected to be a good year for the methanol market, according to Proman CEO David Cassidy.
Supply of propylene, benzene and styrene monomer was expected to remain ample in the Asian petrochemical market this week, while the US-China trade tensions continues to cast a pall over high density polyethylene as orders for toys, plastic bags and packaging material are canceled.