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Date:
    24 Jan 2020
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

Uncertainty remains for US LNG project developers following initial China trade deal

S&P Global Platts senior natural gas writer Harry Weber and S&P Global Market Intelligence natural gas reporter Corey Paul discuss with Platts head of Americas gas news Joe Fisher the outlook for US LNG export projects following the...

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Length:
21:05
Date:
    24 Jan 2020
Series:
    Commodities Focus
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What's in store for China's steel production in 2020?

Chinese crude steel production had a bumper year in 2019, rising 8.3% to just short of 1 billion mt, according to the National Bureau of Statistics

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Length:
07:34
Date:
    23 Jan 2020
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

All eyes on Russia’s new government and oil policies

As Russian President Vladimir Putin makes sweeping changes to his government, Platts Russia specialists Elza Turner and Rosemary Griffin tell Joel Hanley how these changes might affect the country’s oil production and involvement in...

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Date:
    22 Jan 2020
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

A respite without a resolution for commodity markets after initial US-China trade deal

An initial trade agreement between the US and China signed by officials from both countries January 15 could change the landscape for commodities markets that have been roiled by punishing tit-for-tat tariffs over the last 18 months

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Length:
29:05
Date:
    21 Jan 2020
Series:
    Commodities Focus
Podcast Title:

How caustic soda market fundamentals reflect the global economic uncertainty

Caustic soda is considered a major economic indicator for manufacturing, which is why its weaker pricing was among many indicators of economic slowdowns in China and Europe last year

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Length:
14:21