S&P Global Platts Special Reports showcase our key insights across a variety of important subjects affecting oil, shipping, natural gas, petrochemicals, electric power, coal, metals and agriculture markets.
Construction markets have their own specific challenges and opportunities but all are exposed to global energy and commodity prices. In this special report, S&P Global Platts explores some of the factors driving construction markets and how developments in commodities such as oil, gas and steel play a key role in determining whether projects get built, and how much they may cost to develop.View Full Paper
Ongoing production curtailments appear to be the "new normal" in China's steel industry. This is spurring the growth of new electric arc furnace capacity, much of which is being brought on in place of the traditional steelmaking route. S&P Global Platts examines how this may affect scrap usage and iron ore imports.View Full Paper
Pricing in metallurgial or coking coal markets has entered a distinct new phase. Increased spot market activity, the use of futures and hedging, and the adoption of different price structures in coking coal are all part of longer-term trends that are transforming the market globally, in a way not unlike the changes seen in the iron ore market earlier this decade.View Full Paper
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, is set to have a significant impact on energy and commodities in the coming decades, as the region’s demand climbs due to favorable geography and demographics. Find out more about this shift and how it will affect key commodities such as oil, coal, petrochemicals, metals, electricity and LNG in our special report.View Full Paper