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Date:
    08 Oct 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

2019 Brent crude oil volatility: October outlook

Vito Turitto , S&P Global Platts Lead Quantitative Analyst, outlines his expectations for Brent crude oil volatility during the month of October 2019.

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Length:
01:35
Date:
    07 Oct 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Oct 7-11: All eyes on London’s Oil & Money conference and the low water levels on the Rhine

In this week's highlights: Bob Dudley makes his last conference appearance as BP CEO; the petrochemical markets watch the Rhine fall, while the steel markets watch Polish production rise; and UK generators await a key EU announcement

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Length:
05:11
Date:
    06 Oct 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, Oct 7-11: US crude, LNG flow to China remain under pressure; Washington-Beijing trade talks resume

The highlights in Asia this week on S&P Global Platts Market Movers, with thermal coal associate editor Fred Wang : US and China return to negotiating table for high level talks as the flow of crude and LNG from the US to China remain...

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Length:
04:10
Date:
    30 Sep 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Sep 30-Oct 4: Saudi oil production fully restored as Europe is awash with gas

In this week’s highlights: The European petrochemical industry meets in Berlin; the new gas year kicks off in Europe; a 10% ethanol blend in gasoline is launched in the Netherlands, and Tuesday marks the start of the new sugar campaign...

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Length:
4:15
Date:
    29 Sep 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, Sep 30-Oct 4: After Saudi attacks, Asian refiners seek crude oil supplies closer to home

This week in Asia on S&P Global Platts Market Movers with LNG pricing specialist Srijan Kanoi: the uptrend in price differentials for mainstay Asia Pacific sweet crudes will likely remain on center stage after hitting multi-year highs...

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Length:
03:06
Date:
    23 Sep 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Sep 23-27: Uncertainty around Saudi attacks ripples through Europe

In this week's highlights: The attacks on Saudi Arabia and the ensuing supply disruption dominate the energy market's focus, and maintenance season draws to a close for European gas markets

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Length:
3:43
Date:
    22 Sep 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, Sep 23-27: Markets assess supply risks after Saudi attacks; US-China talks back in focus

The highlights in Asia this week, with S&P Global Platts senior quality and digital editor Norazlina Jumaat: Asian refiners assess risks after a volatile week following the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities

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Length:
03:43
Date:
    18 Sep 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

European gas markets: On a knife's edge

As the gas industry meets at Gastech, global gas markets sit on a knife's edge. Bloated European balances, coupled with a massive expansion in US LNG export capacity in the next few months means a race to the bottom is not out of the...

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Length:
2:59
Date:
    16 Sep 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Sep 16-20: Attacks on Saudi oil facilities, temporary loss of 5.7 mil barrels

State-run oil company Aramco said the attacks on oil facilities at Abqaiq and the kingdom’s second-largest oil field, Khurais, has led to the temporary loss of 5.7 million barrels a day of output. In August Saudi Arabia produced 9

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Length:
05:58
Date:
    15 Sep 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, Sep 16-20: Oil prices surge after Saudi attacks; major buyers in Asia hold adequate oil reserves

This week on S&P Global Platts Market Movers, with agriculture associate editor Brian Ng : All eyes are on oil prices after the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities over the weekend

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Length:
3:32
Date:
    12 Sep 2019
Series:
    Insight Conversation
Video Title:

Insight Conversation with Alex Schneiter, CEO of Lundin Petroleum

North Sea oil production, long written off as a 1970s relic, is on the rise, with Norway’s Johan Sverdrup field set to up-end the narrative of decline as it comes on stream in October and ramps up to output levels of around 440,000 b/d...

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21:39
Tags:
Oil, Crude Oil
Date:
    11 Sep 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

Chinese steel mills hoping for margin reprieve

Global steelmakers have been helped by the fall in iron ore and metallurgical coal prices. But they are still battling weak downstream demand, particularly in the manufacturing sector

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Length:
3:34
Date:
    10 Sep 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Sep 9-13: World Energy Congress meets as Saudi minister makes debut

Good morning, in this week’s highlights: Russian wheat is set to make its debut in a Saudi purchasing tender; and an EU court ruling is expected on Gazprom’s access to a crucial German pipeline

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Length:
05:17
Date:
    08 Sep 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, Sep 9-13: Saudi Arabia replaces energy minister; APPEC 2019 kicks off in Singapore

The highlights in Asia this week, with S&P Global Platts senior editor for bunker fuels Surabhi Sahu : oil market to watch for any change in Saudi Arabia's policy after it replaced its energy minister , Khalid al-Falih, with Prince...

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Length:
04:20
Date:
    03 Sep 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

2019 Brent crude oil volatility: September outlook

Vito Turitto , S&P Global Platts Lead Quantitative Analyst, outlines his expectations for Brent crude oil volatility during the month of September 2019.

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Length:
1:43
Date:
    03 Sep 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

Oil demand growth worries take center stage

Oil prices are now 20% below their 2019 high seen in late April. What does the road ahead look like for oil? Mriganka Jaipuriyar , S&P Global Platts Head of News in Asia, explores some of the factors influencing prices and trade flows,...

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Length:
03:19
Date:
    02 Sep 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Sep 2-6: Oil and carbon conferences set the tone for commodities in September

In this week’s highlights: Asian leaders will be discussing importing oil from Russia with President Vladimir Putin; Carbon capture and storage comes under scrutiny in Oslo; and new guidance on output from the earthquake-prone...

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Length:
4:15
Date:
    01 Sep 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, Sep 2-6: US-China trade dispute remains on market's radar; Chinese refiners expected to resell US cargoes

The week ahead in Asia on S&P Global Platts Market Movers, with refined products associate editor Mark Tan : the US-China trade tension keeps the market on its toes even as fears of further escalation seem to have been abated, Chinese...

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Length:
02:40
Date:
    25 Aug 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Washington, Beijing trade dispute escalation spooks markets; analysts expect little change in crude flow from US to China

On S&P Global Platts Market Movers in Asia this week, Asia LNG Content Lead Abache Abreu tackles the impact of the US-China trade dispute escalation on crude oil trade, potential export delays for Japanese refiners, and sales...

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Length:
3:05
Date:
    22 Aug 2019
Series:
    Insight Conversation
Video Title:

Insight Conversation with Chris Midgley, Global Director at Platts Analytics

How are global commodities markets dealing with rising Mideast tensions, multiple trade conflicts and slowing global demand growth? Chris Midgley, global director of S&P Global Platts Analytics, sits down with Beth Evans, S&P Global...

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Length:
13:24
Date:
    19 Aug 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Aug 19: Global uncertainty taints European oil and gas; steel battles for survival

In this week's Market Movers Europe with Nick Coleman : Demand weakness continues to stalk many markets, from oil to petrochemicals

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Length:
05:26
Date:
    18 Aug 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, Aug. 19-23: China veers from US crude as trade tension persists

On S&P Global Platts Market Movers this week, managing editor Jeffery Lu highlights the continuing trade spat between the Washington and Beijing, and how this has affected China's appetite for supplies of US crude and soybeans , among...

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Length:
4:05
Date:
    15 Aug 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

As US liquefaction projects come online, lower European and Asian prices are possible

The large-scale injection of US supplies to global LNG markets in a relatively short period of time has significantly contributed to lower gas prices around the world

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Length:
3:39
Date:
    12 Aug 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Aug 12: Global economy concerns keep oil market on alert; gas storage injections in focus

In this week's Platts Market Movers with Sarah-Jane Flaws , global economy concerns have translated into downgrades in oil price forecasts and demand, while the discount in prompt gas prices is incentivising storage injections

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Length:
03:58
Date:
    08 Aug 2019
Series:
    Platts Snapshot
Video Title:

2019 Brent crude oil volatility: August outlook

Vito Turitto , S&P Global Platts Lead Quantitative Analyst, outlines his expectations for Brent crude oil volatility during the month of August 2019

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Length:
01:39
Tags:
Oil, Crude Oil
Date:
    05 Aug 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Aug 5: Oil market reports expected; difficult earning season for steel

In this week's Platts Market Movers with Mark Pengelly , oil markets are on the lookout as the IEA is to publish its monthly report on Friday, and Platts OPEC survey is expected on Tuesday

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Length:
04:43
Date:
    04 Aug 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, Aug 5-9: China to take measures vs new US tariffs, Iran claims seizing foreign ship in Persian Gulf

The highlights in Asia this week, with S&P Global Platts editor Miranda Zhang : commodity markets are on alert as participants wait for China's countermeasures after US President Donald Trump announced a 10% tariff on $300 billion...

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Length:
3:30
Date:
    29 Jul 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Jul 29-Aug 2: European low gas prices have markets under pressure

In this week's Platts Market Movers, with associate editor Gary Clark , Nord Stream gas pipeline is set to return from its maintenance shutdown as gas prices in Europe reach a 10-year low, with thermal coal prices facing considerable...

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Length:
04:26
Date:
    28 Jul 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, Jul 29-Aug 2: US, China resume trade talks in Shanghai

This week's highlights in Asia on Platts Market Movers, with S&P Global Platts Quality and Digital Editor Nurul Indriani Darni : Top negotiators from the US and China will meet in Shanghai this week to cover issues including non-tariff...

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Length:
3:15
Date:
    25 Jul 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

Seaborne metallurgical coal market under pressure

Jeffery Lu , metallurgical coal markets managing editor at S&P Global Platts, examines state of the seaborne met coal market amid bearish fundamentals and government interventions.

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Length:
03:15
Date:
    22 Jul 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, July 22-26: Middle East tensions keep oil markets on edge

In this week's Platts Market Movers, oil markets remain on edge after Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Steel scrap freight costs are expected to skyrocket, and the petrochemicals markets monitor water levels on...

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Length:
04:13
Date:
    22 Jul 2019
Series:
    Insight Conversation
Video Title:

Insight Conversation with Jerome Leprince-Ringuet, Total Marine Fuels

The International Maritime Organization's global sulfur limit rule for marine fuels, starting January 1, 2020, is set to usher in significant changes and daunting operational costs, calling for extensive planning among different...

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Length:
13:20
Date:
    21 Jul 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, July 22-26: Oil buyers watch developments in Mideast as geopolitical tensions rise

This week on S&P Global Platts Market Movers Asia, petrochemicals senior editor Melvin Yeo talks about how Asian oil importers are closely watching developments in the Middle East , including potential trade flow disruption as tension...

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Length:
3:38
Date:
    16 Jul 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

Russian Gas in Europe: More Than Pipelines

Russian gas, flowing in by both land and sea, has dominated Europe’s supply mix this summer. Given economic and political motivations, we do not expect these flows to abate, a dynamic that has already begun to push LNG away from...

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Length:
03:08
Date:
    15 Jul 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, July 15-19: Oil and distillates markets watch out for geopolitical risks

This week, oil markets will be watching the Persian Gulf intently after a British tanker was caught up in tensions over Iran. Meanwhile, the Nord Stream gas pipeline from Russia to Germany is to begin its annual two-week maintenance...

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Length:
04:09
Date:
    14 Jul 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, July 15-19: Commodities consumption growth in focus as China releases GDP data

The highlights this week with S&P Global Platts Metals Editor Fay Gao : China is set to release GDP growth, industrial output and fixed asset investment data for the first half of the year on July 15, along with other key economic...

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Length:
3:04
Date:
    10 Jul 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

Northeast Asian LNG demand to get a boost

Nuclear output in Northeast Asia put a damper on LNG demand in the first half of the year, which contributed to the rapid decline in JKM spot benchmark prices

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Length:
02:57
Date:
    09 Jul 2019
Series:
    Platts Snapshot
Video Title:

2019 Brent crude oil volatility: July outlook

Vito Turitto , S&P Global Platts lead quantitative analyst, outlines his expectations for Brent crude oil volatility during the month of July 2019.

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Length:
02:50
Date:
    08 Jul 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, July 8-12: OPEC, IEA oil market reports in focus

In this week’s highlights: the oil market will look to see OPEC and the International Energy Agency for fresh impetus when they publish their monthly oil market reports, on Thursday and Friday respectively

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Length:
03:11
Date:
    07 Jul 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia July 8-14: South Korea's appetite for sweet crude rises

South Korea’s demand for European sweet crude rises, improved relations between China and the US support Newcastle thermal coal prices, and Brazilian origin corn remains firm despite logistical challenges View Full Transcript In this...

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Length:
03:17
Date:
    01 Jul 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Jul 1–5: OPEC/non-OPEC allies gather for crunch talks

Monday’s crunch OPEC meeting dominates this week’s Market Movers, as well as a meeting with non-OPEC partners taking place Tuesday

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Length:
04:05
Date:
    01 Jul 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Platts Market Movers Asia Jul 1-5: OPEC+ discuss extending crude supply cuts

This week, markets look to the OPEC meeting and digest the outcome of the G20 summit for cues, and we highlight LNG flows from Europe to Asia and steel production cuts in China

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Length:
03:28
Date:
    24 Jun 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Jun 24–28: Commodities focus on Middle East tensions, OPEC meeting

Middle East tensions and their impact on oil markets and gold, along with the upcoming OPEC meeting, will be a focus for commodities markets this week

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Length:
04:57
Date:
    23 Jun 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, Jun 24-28: Trump, Xi to meet at G20 summit; US to announce additional sanctions on Iran

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to hold talks over the ongoing trade conflict between Washington and Shanghai at the G20 summit in Japan

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Length:
3:21
Date:
    17 Jun 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Jun 17–21: Tensions rise in Middle East; Mozambique LNG decision expected

Tensions are on the rise in the Middle East, with repercussions for the global oil and shipping sectors. Meanwhile, interest is cooling in the low sulfur fuel oil market; a decision on a new Mozambique LNG project is due; and steel...

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Length:
04:01
Date:
    16 Jun 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, June 17-21: Energy security cooperation in focus at G20 meet after tanker attacks

Oil markets are assessing the geopolitical situation in the Middle East after attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week

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Length:
02:58
Date:
    10 Jun 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Jun 10–14: Uncertainty in oil market; Russia scrap exports may face quotas

Uncertainty in the oil markets, potential quotas on Russian scrap metal exports, and a key court ruling on nuclear power in Germany are among the highlights in this week’s Market Movers Europe

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Length:
04:19
Date:
    09 Jun 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, June 10-14: Energy transitions in focus at G20 ministerial meet in Japan

This week, all eyes are on the G20 energy ministers' meeting on energy transitions. G20 accounts for roughly 60% of global oil production and about 80% of oil consumption

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Length:
03:25
Date:
    06 Jun 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

2019 Brent crude oil volatility: June outlook

Vito Turitto , S&P Global Platts quantitative analyst, outlines his expectations for Brent crude oil volatility during the month of June 2019.

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Length:
02:41
Date:
    03 Jun 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Jun 3–7: Oil market eyes falling prices; buyers sought for British Steel

Oil market participants will be keeping a close eye on the factors behind the recent fall in crude prices, such as US sanctions on Iran and trade tensions

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Length:
03:46
Date:
    02 Jun 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, June 3-7: US-China trade tension heats up; Mideast crude OSPs in focus

Trade tensions between the US and China escalated after Beijing raised tariffs to a maximum of 25% on $60 billion worth of US goods in retaliation to the latest round of tariffs imposed by Washington

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3:45
Date:
    26 May 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, May 27-31: All eyes on Asia's rising gasoline supply; trade in focus as Trump visits Japan

US President Donald Trump is in Japan for a four-day visit. During the trip, he is expected to discuss trade and geopolitical concerns with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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Length:
3:33
Date:
    22 May 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

How will shipping deal with higher fuel costs from IMO 2020?

With the IMO 2020 sulfur cap only months away, shipowners may struggle to convince their customers to pick up higher bunker fuel costs

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Length:
04:16
Date:
    20 May 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

The impact of IMO 2020 on petrochemicals

The petrochemicals industry will not be immuned to market changes when the International Maritime Organization's new global sulfur limit for marine fuels kicks in on January 1, 2020

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04:13
Date:
    20 May 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, May 20–24: Iran tensions affect oil; Turkish steel gets a boost

In this week’s Market Movers, political tensions keep the oil markets in their thrall; the Turkish steel market digests lower US tariffs; and new EU rules could affect the Nord Stream 2 gas link. Simon Price summarizes your week ahead.

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Length:
03:36
Date:
    17 May 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

Will China's steel production, capacity additions result in another export flood?

Global steel markets are looking for better times in Q3 but a number of worrisome factors are emerging. The biggest of these is China's raging crude steel production and capacity build-out

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Length:
3:35
Date:
    14 May 2019
Series:
    Insight Conversation
Video Title:

Insight Conversation with Jorge Quijano, Panama Canal Authority CEO

The global commodities space is witnessing some dramatic swings in trade flows as it tries to come to terms with intensifying tariff disputes and geopolitical tensions

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Date:
    13 May 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, May 13–17: US policy moves set tone of markets from oil to coal

View Full Transcript US policy moves dominate the agenda in this week's Platts Market Movers. Saudi Arabia and other oil producers are expected to give their response to the ending of US sanctions waivers, while the US trade war with...

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05:08
Date:
    12 May 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, May 13-17: Markets await Beijing's move as US-China trade tension escalate

This week, all eyes will be on Beijing's next move as trade tensions between the US and China escalate, potentially impacting trade flows of oil, LNG, petrochemicals, and agriculure products.

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3:53
Date:
    09 May 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

As global LNG prices chase each other down, will US exports shut in?

With a fourth large-scale liquefaction project in the final commissioning stages in the US and global seasonal demand lulls, the prognosis for US shut-ins is increasingly precarious

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3:28
Date:
    08 May 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

2019 Brent crude oil volatility: May outlook

Vito Turitto , S&P Global Platts quantitative analyst, outlines his expectations for Brent crude oil volatility during the month of May 2019.

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02:19
Date:
    07 May 2019
Series:
    Insight Conversation
Video Title:

Insight Conversation with Erik Nygard, Limejump CEO

Erik Nygard, co-founder and CEO of Limejump, which was recently acquired by oil major Shell, talks to Henry Edwardes-Evans, associate editorial director at S&P Global Platts, about energy digitalization, building virtual power plants...

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9:29
Date:
    05 May 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Market Movers Asia, May 6-10: Trump threatens to raise taxes on Chinese goods

Commodity markets in Asia this week will be waiting for further announcements following the messages tweeted by US President Donald Trump Sunday about raising tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on Friday from 10% to 25%

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3:30
Date:
    29 Apr 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe, Apr 29–May 3: Iran sanctions waivers expire; LNG imports under spotlight

View Full Transcript In this week’s Platts Market Movers, US sanctions waivers on importing Iranian oil expire; the potential restart of a key Russian oil pipeline is eyed; and European petrochemical contract prices for May are...

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04:31
Date:
    28 Apr 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Apr 29-May 3: Endgame for Iran sanction waivers; US crude cargoes coming to Asia

Iran sanction waivers granted to eight countries to import Iranian crude end on May 2. The end of the waivers raises concerns for many Asian customers of Iranian barrels, and the coming weeks will show how badly the region's refiners...

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3:11
Date:
    26 Apr 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

Why Asian LNG spot prices falling below European gas prices was unsustainable

LNG spot market prices in Asia recently fell below gas prices in Europe for the first time since 2015. Weak demand and a subsequent growth in supply pulled prices lower so far this year, and removed the premium that the JKM had over...

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3:11
Date:
    15 Apr 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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Apr 15–19: Oil focus moves to Africa, French nuclear decision looms

This week, the oil industry will focus on Africa and the steel market will be monitoring the outcome of the presidential election in Ukraine

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04:29
Date:
    14 Apr 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Apr 15-19: An explosion rocks a new refinery and petrochemical complex in Malaysia

China is set to release a slew of economic data for the first quarter on April 17, including key reports on GDP growth, industrial production and fixed asset investment

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02:45
Date:
    10 Apr 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
Video Title:

2019 Brent crude oil volatility: April outlook

Vito Turitto , S&P Global Platts quantitative analyst: Asian demand for North Sea grades was muted in the first half of March, but picked up mid-month keeping dated Brent prices up despite a number of bearish factors

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02:44
Date:
    08 Apr 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Apr 8–12: Commodities look ahead to Brexit summit; oil market focuses on Middle East

In this week’s highlights: Commodity markets look ahead to Wednesday’s EU summit on Brexit, and the oil market focuses on the Middle East as prices edge higher. Back in Europe, a strike is planned at the continent’s largest refinery

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Length:
04:31
Date:
    07 Apr 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Apr 8-12: China’s crude oil import data and Asia’s appetite for Colombian thermal coal.

Markets expect the Platts JKM – the benchmark for LNG spot prices in North Asia - to remain under pressure despite the rebound in UK gas prices, with ample supply and tepid demand in the region

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Length:
2:20
Date:
    05 Apr 2019
Series:
    Insight Conversation
Video Title:

Insight Conversation with Vivek Chandra, Texas LNG CEO

Vivek Chandra , CEO of Texas LNG and author of the book "Fundamentals of Natural Gas: An International Perspective," talks to Eric Yep , senior editor at S&P Global Platts, about the second wave of US LNG projects, what it means for...

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Length:
11:36
Date:
    01 Apr 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Apr 1-5: Oil market focus shifts to Africa; commodity markets eye Ukraine election results

In this week’s Market Movers: the African Petroleum Producers’ Organization’s congress takes place in Equatorial Guinea Wednesday; the weakness in the Turkish lira is expected to hit commodity markets after local elections; and a new...

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04:00
Date:
    01 Apr 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Apr 1-5: China lowers VAT from April 1; Vehicle change set to boost South Korea's LPG market

This week in Asian commodity markets, eyes are on China's implementation of value added tax cuts, South Korea's tax reduction on LNG used for power generation, and Japan's returns to the thermal coal spot market

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3:15
Date:
    25 Mar 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
Video Title:

Market Movers Europe Mar 25-29: Brexit implications for power markets, UK sugar imports

In this week's Market Movers, presented by Arthur Richier, senior pricing specialist, EMEA shipping: Markets watch for headlines from commodities conferences; Brexit implications for power markets and UK sugar imports; regional spreads...

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04:23
Date:
    24 Mar 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Asia
Video Title:

Cyclone Veronica seen to impact iron ore, crude oil loadings

Port facilities at Port Hedland and Dampier remain on high alert , with Cyclone Veronica moving through Western Australia. Crude oil loadings from the region's ports could face delays, while the shipment of over 10 million mt of iron...

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3:15
Date:
    20 Mar 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
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European LNG chronicles: The Russia question

One year ago, markets were uncertain if Europe would, or even could, absorb the record levels of LNG forecast by Platts Analytics to be coming its way

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2:55
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    18 Mar 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe Mar 18-22: Market eyes Brexit developments; Rotterdam bunker market faces delay

Brexit developments, Rotterdam bunker market delays, and the end of a recent surge in wind power are on the agenda in this week's Platts Market Movers, presented by petrochemicals pricing specialist Simon Price.

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04:24
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    17 Mar 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, March 18-22: All eyes on OPEC/non-OPEC committee meeting, China's VAT cut

China's announcement on implementing value-added tax cuts from April 1 is expected to inject positive sentiment into commodity markets in the coming days on expectations of higher demand for raw materials like including coal, steel,...

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3:39
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    13 Mar 2019
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    Methodology
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S&P Global Platts launches Gas Indices America (GIA) natural gas indices

The physical North American natural gas market has significantly changed in the past several years due to dramatic increases in Northeast gas production, reversal of flow of existing pipelines, new pipeline projects, and increasing...

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7:34
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    13 Mar 2019
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    Insight Conversation
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Insight Conversation with Graham Stuart, Minister for Investment, UK Department of International Trade

Graham Stuart, UK Minister for Investment talks to S&P Global Platts head of news in EMEA about the prospects for energy investors in Britain after Brexit.

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07:17
Date:
    11 Mar 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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Commodities watch for crunch vote on Brexit

In this week's Market Movers, with Shubhlakshmi Shukla, Editor, European Electricity Markets: The commodities market awaits key votes on Brexit, and oil traders assess market conditions amid global economic weakness

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04:59
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    10 Mar 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Mar 11-15: China VAT cut, India data in focus

This week in Asia: all eyes are on China and India's economic data, Japan's second quarter aluminum contract talks, and the hot destination for Australian coal

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3:24
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    07 Mar 2019
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    Platts Insight
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2019 Brent crude oil volatility: March outlook

Vito Turitto , S&P Global Platts quantitative analyst: February's crude oil arbitrage flow to the Far East kept market prices high, but an increase in forecast WTI Midland barrels entering Europe could put a cap on Brent prices

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2:50 mins
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Oil, Global
Date:
    06 Mar 2019
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    Platts Insight
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China's LNG counter-seasonal spot conundrum: winter overdose, summer shortage

The Chinese LNG market saw a counter-seasonal conundrum in 2018, with domestic gas shortages over the summer fueling robust short-covering demand

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3:48
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LNG, APAC
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    04 Mar 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Mar 4-8: Oil firms expected to issue full-year results

In this week's Market Movers, with Leon Izbicki: Full-year results beckon for firms across commodity markets, while the European gas markets will be fully focused on the prospect of potential LNG imports

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04:01
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    03 Mar 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Mar 4-8: China's 'Two Sessions'; India-Pakistan tensions in focus

This week, Asian commodity markets will be on the lookout for any new key announcements from China after key political meetings that will provide cues on measures that Beijing will undertake to boost its economic growth

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2:20
Date:
    25 Feb 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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World of oil in London for IP Week

In this week's Market Movers, with Sam Eckett, Associate Editor, Freight Markets: Freight markets brace for another potential round in the US-China trade war; The wheat market will be looking to EU export data; and ExxonMobil is set to...

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04:51
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    24 Feb 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Feb 25-Mar 1: Trump delays tariff hikes on Chinese goods; 2nd US-North Korea summit set

This week, the US-China trade talks remain in the spotlight, US President Donald Trump is expected to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, LNG spot prices hit new low, and solid buying interest from China heard for Indonesian low...

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2:45
Date:
    20 Feb 2019
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    Platts Insight
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What's in store for Asian metallurgical coal markets this year?

The metallurgical coal market faced a number of surprises in 2018, with Chinese environmental policies, strong thermal coal markets and other factors leading to changes in the price relationships between coal quality segments and the...

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3:00
Date:
    18 Feb 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Feb 18-22: Oil markets eye Nigerian election result

In this week's Market Movers, with Emma Kettley, associate editor, crude oil: The European steel market looks to see what assets will have to be sold off for the Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger; gas and power traders are looking closely...

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05:09
Date:
    17 Feb 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Feb 18-22: US-China trade talks resume; refiners eye jet/kero cracking margins

The US and China resume talks in Washington but market watchers are optimistic after Last Friday’s meetings in Beijing. US President Donald Trump says he may extend the March 1 deadline for the trade truce

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3:21
Date:
    13 Feb 2019
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    Insight Conversation
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Insight Conversation with Rainer Seele, OMV CEO

Rainer Seele, CEO of Austrian oil giant OMV talks to S&P Global Platts editor Andy Critchlow about the company's latest expansion in the Middle East and his long-term goal to refocus its attention on petrochemicals .

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11:03
Date:
    13 Feb 2019
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    Platts Insight
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Charting Asia's steel markets after the Lunar New Year

With market activity gradually returning after the Lunar New Year break, S&P Global Platts Managing Editor Keith Tan shares how post-holiday supply in China may fall short of pent-up demand

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3:18
Date:
    11 Feb 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Feb 11-15: Unexpected strength in fuel oil market

In this week's Market Movers: Vale's Brazilian woes take their toll on Europe's steel market; and a strong start is expected for an "appetizing" new price assessment in petrochemicals

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03:53
Date:
    11 Feb 2019
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    Platts Insight
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H1 2019 outlook: Asian paraxylene, benzene, styrene in focus

This year will likely be the year that opens the floodgates for massive new petrochemical capacities being brought on stream by private Chinese companies

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2:58
Date:
    10 Feb 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Feb 11-15: US, China resume trade talks; iron ore market braces for higher prices

Top US energy and agriculture officials return to China this week for the latest round of trade talks that could signal whether crude and LNG flows will pick up between the two countries this year or remain mired in the dispute

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3:25
Date:
    08 Feb 2019
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    Platts Insight
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2019 Brent crude oil volatility: February outlook

Dated Brent crude oil climbed in January, supported by good arbitrage opportunities to the Far East; a narrow Brent/ Dubai EFS, and relatively good domestic demand

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02:53
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Oil, Global
Date:
    07 Feb 2019
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    Platts Insight
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The US impact on global LNG spot markets

The coming two years will be banner ones for incremental US LNG exports, providing significant global market liquidity as much of those volumes will essentially be sold on a spot basis as most capacity holders will seek to capture...

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3:20
Date:
    04 Feb 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Feb 4-8: Oil looks to Iran, Venezuela and Q4

In this week's Market Movers: The metals and mining industry converges on Cape Town; and sentiment in the container freight market is contained. George Griffiths , editor, global container freight market, reports from London

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03:58
Date:
    28 Jan 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Jan 28 - Feb 1: Commodity markets brace for a no-deal Brexit

In this week's Market Movers: A Dutch court ruling is due on the Groningen onshore gas field; and the German commission on phasing out coal-fired power stations is set to report

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03:45
Date:
    27 Jan 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Jan 28-Feb 1: US-China trade talks back in focus

Eyes are back on the US-China trade talks, Iranian crude loadings to resume, India restocks thermal coal ahead of monsoon, and markets assess the impact of the dam failure at Vale's iron ore mine in Brazil.

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Length:
2:55
Date:
    22 Jan 2019
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    Platts Insight
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H1 2019 outlook: Asian olefins and polymer markets in focus

S&P Global Platts senior editor for petrochemicals Fumiko Dobashi examines what's in store for Asian olefins and polymers in the first half of 2019 as the markets are still hounded by the impact of the US-China trade war, heavy plant...

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04:03
Date:
    21 Jan 2019
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    Methodology
Video Title:

Heavy Melting Scrap 1/2 80:20 CFR Turkey

In this video, Marcel Goldenberg , metals methodology and pricing specialist, explains how the Platts ferrous scrap HMS 1/2 80:2 0 CFR Turkey benchmark is assessed and what the underlying methodology behind the assessment is

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07:38
Tags:
Steel, EMEA
Date:
    21 Jan 2019
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
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Will Davos mountains be magic for oil markets?

In this week's Market Movers: European gas and power markets eye the impact of a cold snap; while the Russian deep sea port wheat price could be heading for fresh highs. Antoine Simon, market reporter, European Gas & Power, presents

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04:28
Date:
    20 Jan 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Jan 21-25: China's GDP, oil market in focus

China's Q4 and 2018 GDP numbers are expected to give an indication of commodity demand in the world's second-largest economy. Economists expect China's growth to have slowed down in the second half of 2018, reflecting the impact of the...

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    17 Jan 2019
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    Platts Insight
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China's LNG imports push above Japan's for a single month, signaling increased seasonality in demand

This winter has been a relatively weak one for LNG spot prices in Asia compared to where they were the previous summer, which has been driven by new supplies and lackluster demand due to relatively mild weather in Northeast Asia

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3:28
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LNG, APAC
Date:
    15 Jan 2019
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    Insight Conversation
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Insight Conversation with Arnoud Balhuizen, BHP Chief Commercial Officer

BHP is one of the world's leading resources companies focusing primarily on iron ore, copper, coal, and petroleum. BHP played a major role in the evolution of commodity markets

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11:35
Date:
    14 Jan 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Jan 14-18: Court to rule on Groningen gas production

In this week's Market Movers: EU members are due to vote on steel import quotas, while oil markets await data from OPEC and the International Energy Agency to provide signals on output cuts

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Length:
04:54
Date:
    13 Jan 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Jan 14-18: All eyes on China's crude oil import data, US decision on Rusal sanctions

China is scheduled to release its preliminary crude oil import data, which will indicate the country's buying appetite in the coming months

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2:18
Date:
    08 Jan 2019
Series:
    Platts Insight
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2019 Brent crude oil volatility: January outlook

December was characterized by a high degree of speculation and irrationality in the Dated Brent crude oil market. S&P Global Platts quantitative analyst, Vito Turitto , reports on how geopolitical tensions between the US and China over...

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02:46
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Oil, Global
Date:
    07 Jan 2019
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Jan 7-11: Survey to shed light on OPEC cuts

In this week's Market Movers: European emitters will need to brace themselves for volatility in carbon allowances; and the impact of tariffs and duties will be felt from steel to petrochemicals

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Length:
04:45
Date:
    06 Jan 2019
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Jan 7-11: US, China trade talks resume; oil, LNG flows in focus

Markets in Asia open with eyes focused on the two-day trade talks between the US and China . Top energy and agriculture officials from the US are part of the delegation attending meetings in Beijing Monday and Tuesday

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2:26
Date:
    20 Dec 2018
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    Platts Insight
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5 commodity themes to watch in 2019

As the curtain closes on 2018, what will be the five themes to watch in energy and commodity markets during 2019? Martin Fraenkel, President of S&P Global Platts , delivers his verdict

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07:10
Date:
    19 Dec 2018
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China's steel price slump: A mere correction or something more profound?

China's steel market seemed to be cruising along merrily in 2018 but then hit the skids in September and has yet to recover. Is the market witnessing a price correction, or is it something more serious? S&P Global Platts Senior...

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Steel, APAC
Date:
    18 Dec 2018
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    Platts Insight
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What does 2019 hold for battery metals?

S&P Global Platts associate editor Joyce Zhang examines the battery metals market in Asia, and why industry sources are expecting a bearish start in 2019 particularly for lithium carbonate prices.

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    17 Dec 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Dec 17-21: Oil price volatility remains in focus

In this week's Market Movers: Brent's 60 dollars a barrel appears at risk; strikes tighten the French energy market; and Bulgaria looks to award gas capacity contracts for the TurkStream pipeline

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04:21
Date:
    16 Dec 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Dec 17-21: Trade flow between the US and China resumes

Market participants are expecting detailed guidelines from Beijing as trade flow between the US and China resume this week after months of tension

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Date:
    13 Dec 2018
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    Platts Insight
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Any relief for soaring LNG tanker rates as global supply set to jump?

The past six months have seen LNG shipping rates soar, with Asia Pacific day rates for a standard vessel rising significantly. While they have come off slightly, shipbrokers maintain that prompt availability for such a tanker is...

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3:04
Date:
    11 Dec 2018
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    Platts Insight
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OPEC/non-OPEC deliver a nail-biter in Vienna

OPEC and its non-OPEC allies produced a humdinger of a meeting last week by agreeing to cut 1.2 million b/d from January to shore up oil prices but the response has been rather muted

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03:44
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Oil, Global
Date:
    10 Dec 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Dec 10-14: Energy market braces for Brexit vote

Since recording this week's edition, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced she would delay Tuesday's planned vote on her Brexit proposal

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05:08
Date:
    09 Dec 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Dec 10-14: OPEC coalition agrees to cut output; refiners, traders focus on Feb crude oil loading programs

This week, oil markets will be assessing the impact of OPEC and its allies' agreement to cut output by 1.2 million b/d , under a preliminary deal reached on December 7

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2:55
Date:
    06 Dec 2018
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    Platts Insight
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Brent Crude oil volatility: December 2018

Despite good physical demand coming from Europe and Asia, Dated Brent prices moved sharply lower in November because global market sentiment turned bearish. OPEC+ members are expected to cut between 1 million and 1

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Length:
2:56
Date:
    05 Dec 2018
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    Insight Conversation
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Insight Conversation with Vijay Iyengar, Agrocorp CEO

Vijay Iyengar, CEO of Agrocorp International, shares his insights with Andrei Agapi, managing editor at S&P Global Platts, on the changes in Southeast Asia's wheat market environment, the challenges ahead for agricultural commodities,...

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Length:
11:27
Date:
    03 Dec 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Dec 3-7: OPEC meeting in focus; Qatar announces plans to leave producer group

Saudi Arabia remains under pressure from the US to keep oil prices low, ahead of the OPEC meeting in Vienna on Thursday. The agenda for OPEC and its allies seemed clear three weeks ago, with a key monitoring committee co-chaired by...

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3:37
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, EMEA
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  • , EMEA
Date:
    02 Dec 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Dec 3-7: All eyes on US-China trade truce, upcoming OPEC meeting

Oil markets are keeping an eye on any announcement from OPEC that could indicate its oil output plans. The group is scheduled to meet in Vienna on December 6 and 7

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    26 Nov 2018
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Market Movers Europe, Nov 26-30: Oil price decline takes center stage; carbon traders focus on Brexit progress

In this week's Market Movers: Carbon capture will be under discussion in the UK, European power markets are focusing on French reactor closures and Brexit remains top of the agenda for carbon traders in a highly volatile market

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4:21
Date:
    25 Nov 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Nov 26-30: Oil futures slip below $60/b; Trump-Xi talks in focus

This week in Asia, oil markets are expected to keep a close watch on prices after the ICE Brent crude oil futures fell below the $60/b mark. Oil prices are also expected to be a hot topic at the upcoming G20 Summit in Argentina

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    19 Nov 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Nov 19-23: Oil supply, price volatility in focus

In this week's Market Movers: Winter sends its first chill through the power and sugar markets, while the palladium market will look for news from Arctic Russia

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Length:
04:25
Date:
    18 Nov 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Oil output cut talks keep market abuzz ahead of OPEC meet; China, Philippines to discuss joint exploration

With three weeks to go until the next OPEC meeting, the oil market is abuzz about the level of production that OPEC and its allies are likely to cut

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3:01
Date:
    15 Nov 2018
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    Platts Insight
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European gas prices could play a big role in where Platts JKM prices head this winter

Spot prices in Asia were unseasonably high the past few months as persistent supply outages and strong demand growth helped prop up the Platts JKM to levels not seen for several years

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Length:
03:20
Date:
    13 Nov 2018
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    Platts Insight
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Jet fuel prices take off as winter demand heats up

Asia's jet fuel market started the quarter strong, drawing support from Japanese importers buying kerosene before the winter season

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3:14
Tags:
Jet Fuel, APAC
Date:
    12 Nov 2018
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
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Oil price drop takes center stage in Abu Dhabi; Turkish mills eye easing trade terms with US

In this week's Market Movers: the Turkish steel market will look to an event to mark the end of World War I; the gas market will turn a weather eye on Asia; and the power markets will weigh up Belgian nuclear availability

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03:28
Date:
    12 Nov 2018
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    Insight Conversation
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Insight Conversation with Doug Peterson, S&P Global CEO

From trade wars to economic sanctions, there was no dull moment for financial and commodity markets in 2018. But what does 2019 hold? S&P Global CEO Doug Peterson joins Sambit Mohanty , senior editor at S&P Global Platts, in this...

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    12 Nov 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Nov 12-16: Saudi eyes oil export cuts; trade relations in focus at ASEAN Summit

Markets in Asia open following news over the weekend Saudi Arabia's potential oil export cut in December. The oil market is also expected to watch for OPEC's monthly report, which will be released this week, for further price cues

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Length:
2:33
Date:
    09 Nov 2018
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    Platts Insight
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US Northeast power forwards move higher despite warmer outlook

Power forwards across the US Northeast trended much higher in October when compared with last year’s packages, despite the three-month outlook temperature probability map showing a greater probability for above-normal temperatures

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3:38
Date:
    08 Nov 2018
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    Platts Insight
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A breath of fresher air in China's steelmaking hub: more blue skies into 2019?

China's blue-sky campaign has been successful in keeping air pollution low and steel margins high. Will this translate into a breath of fresher air into 2019? Jeffery Lu , managing editor for metallurgical coal at S&P Global Platts,...

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Steel, APAC
Date:
    07 Nov 2018
Series:
    Platts Insight
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2018 Brent crude oil volatility: November outlook

Dated Brent dropped significantly in the month of October and the Dated Brent CFD forward curve moved from a steep backwardation in the first trading days of the month to almost a contango around October 31

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Length:
3:06
Date:
    05 Nov 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers, Nov 5-9: Markets await word on waivers as Iran sanctions kick in; gas, carbon prices tumble

The US has re-imposed sanctions on Iran, and granted waivers to some countries at the end of last week. The market will be looking to see precisely which countries have been exempted and on what terms

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Date:
    04 Nov 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Nov 5-9: All eyes on US sanctions on Iran

The US is about to grant waivers on Iranian oil imports to key Iranian crude buyers in Asia, including South Korea, the region’s largest buyer of Iranian condensate

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Length:
02:02
Date:
    02 Nov 2018
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    Platts Insight
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The evolving LNG fleet driving the global gas boom

With new FID timelines still uncertain, US-China trading threatened by tariffs, and record-high charter rates narrowing profit margins, greater LNG shipping flexibilities will be vital to sustain market development

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Date:
    31 Oct 2018
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    Platts Insight
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Will Chinese steel end 2018 with a bang or a whimper?

China's two-track steel market is showing signs of slowing, with weak consumer data and the US-China trade conflict dampening sentiment, but Beijing will do its best to support the economy for the remainder of 2018

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3:15
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Steel, APAC
Date:
    29 Oct 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Oct 29 - Nov 2: Energy, metals results season continues; steel merger hangs in balance

In this week's Market Movers: Water levels on the Rhine are making a splash, or not, across commodity markets, and European gas is feeling the pressure from imported LNG

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Length:
03:59
Date:
    28 Oct 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Oct 29-Nov 2: Benzene naphtha spreads prices at three-year low

China’s biggest state oil companies Sinopec and PetroChina will be releasing their Q3 results this week. Traders are watching out for their crude buying strategy as the US re-imposes sanctions on Iran starting November 5; and their...

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Length:
02:18
Date:
    25 Oct 2018
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    Platts Insight
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Turbulence in the alumina market; when will the dust settle?

The alumina market in 2018 has been especially turbulent due to supply shocks in Brazil, Australia, and Ireland, and there are signs the volatility may remain through the end of the year

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02:38
Date:
    22 Oct 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Oct 22-26: Record low Rhine disrupts commodity flows; Trump gives traders fuel for thought

In this week's Market Movers: Record low Rhine disrupts commodity flows; Trump gives traders fuel for thought; and Russian oil execs head to Italy

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04:41
Date:
    21 Oct 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Oct 22-26: Gasoil hits record highs; fresh LNG cargoes to load from the Ichthys project

Asian end-users are seeking for alternative ultra-light crude feedstocks as access to the South Pars condensate will be blocked in light of the US sanctions on Iran

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Length:
02:44
Date:
    18 Oct 2018
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    Insight Conversation
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Interview: Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs

Will crude oil prices hit $100/b soon? Jeff Currie , global head of commodities research at Goldman Sachs, talks to Paul Hickin , associate editorial director at S&P Global Platts, about the impact of supply disruptions when US...

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Length:
12:25
Date:
    15 Oct 2018
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Oct 15-19: Questions over oil price direction

be in focus. The oil and metals markets will be looking at the consequences of recent events in Turkey. The oil market's focus will be on the potential strain on relations between Saudi Arabia and its western allies over the...

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Length:
04:24
Date:
    14 Oct 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Oct 15-19: Competition for Iranian oil alternatives intensifies

With US sanctions on Iran looming, markets will be looking for cues on the crude oil supply outlook. Iron ore prices peaked on strong restock demand from Chinese steel mills

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Length:
02:36
Date:
    11 Oct 2018
Series:
    Platts Insight
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LNG the cure for Canada's gas woes

Breaking the global impasse on final investment decisions for large-scale LNG export projects, Shell last week announced the sanctioning of a 13 million mt/year export project in Western Canada

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Length:
03:18
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LNG, Global
Date:
    08 Oct 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, October 8-12: London braces itself for a week of metals, money and oil

In this week's Market Movers: the global metals industry will descend on London for one of the industry's biggest annual gatherings: LME Week

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03:13
Date:
    07 Oct 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Oct 8-12: Iran OSP expected; Norsk Hydro's Brazil refinery to resume alumina production

China is due to announce its September trade data this week and markets are watching closely to see if its crude oil imports will extend the growth momentum seen in August

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Length:
3:10
Date:
    04 Oct 2018
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    Platts Insight
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2018 Brent crude oil volatility: October outlook

Dated Brent crude oil prices in September increased on strong Asian demand, high geopolitical risk and fears of a tight crude market

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Length:
03:05
Date:
    02 Oct 2018
Series:
    Insight Conversation
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Interview: B. Anand, Nayara Energy

Nayara Energy CEO B. Anand talks to S&P Global Platts Senior Editor Sambit Mohanty on how developments concerning the re-imposition of the Iran sanctions and the ongoing US-China trade war might alter the dynamics of crude oil flows...

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Length:
11:55
Date:
    02 Oct 2018
Series:
    Platts Insight
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French Virtual Trading Point merger sees limited changes to Winter spreads

On November 1, 2018, the French natural gas market is to merge PEG Nord and TRS Virtual Trading Points, to form a single VTP called PEG with one nationwide gas wholesale price

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Length:
02:54
Date:
    01 Oct 2018
Series:
    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Oct 1-5: Key oil ministers to attend Russian Energy Week; sugar season starts on sour note

In this week's Market Movers: Major players in the OPEC/non-OPEC coalition will be in Moscow this week for Russian Energy Week, which starts Wednesday

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03:31
Date:
    30 Sep 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Oct 1-5: Wider Brent/Dubai spreads may shift Asian refiners' demand; India interest rate hike expected

The Brent/Dubai EFS last week surged to 3 dollars and 76 cents per barrel and the wider spread may lead Asian refiners to demand more Dubai-linked crude grades

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03:18
Date:
    27 Sep 2018
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    Platts Insight
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Trade wars and shifting trade flows mark petrochemical developments in 2018

The US trade war with China, US sanctions against Iran and ongoing economic uncertainty are all impacting global petrochemical and plastics markets

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03:28
Date:
    24 Sep 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Sep 24-28: Market eyes response to OPEC/non-OPEC meeting; Iran sanctions could hit UK gas field

This week, the oil markets assess Sunday’s meeting of ministers from several OPEC countries and Russia, and their response to the conflicting demands of OPEC member Iran and the United States

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3:43
Date:
    23 Sep 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Sep 24-28: OPEC decision, geopolitical climate, trade war in focus at APPEC 2018

Market to digest OPEC/non-OPEC decision to raise supplies, tariffs take effect as the US-China trade war continues, opportunistic buying interest could emerge for LNG, and contract prices for thermal coal are expected to be settled

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    18 Sep 2018
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    Methodology
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Platts launches assessments for US WTI, Eagle Ford crude oil for delivery to Europe

The growth in US crude oil exports has reshaped the global crude markets in the past 2.5 years. Nowhere has this shift been more evident than in Europe, where US crude flows have rapidly become one of the de facto swing barrels in the...

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06:39
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    17 Sep 2018
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    Insight Conversation
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Interview: Peter Sand, BIMCO

Peter Sand , chief shipping analyst at BIMCO, talks to Alex Younevitch , managing editor for EMEA shipping at S&P Global Platts, about the container market and the challenges that it is facing from the escalating US-China trade war,...

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    17 Sep 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Future of OPEC/non-OPEC output cut deal in focus ahead of Algiers meet

This week in European commodity markets: the oil market will be honing in on the build-up to a key meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC ministers in Algiers this coming weekend, new swap on West African crude is set to be born, Gazprom will...

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4:01
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    16 Sep 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Mangkhut hits energy, port operations; US hints at new round of tariffs on Chinese goods

Super Typhoon Mangkhut hit port operations and energy infrastructure in the region over the weekend. Operations at some ports are likely to remain suspended as the typhoon continues to wreak havoc in parts of Asia

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3:24
Date:
    14 Sep 2018
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    Platts Insight
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China's LNG imports set to surge this winter with or without tariffs on US supply

As we move out of the summer and turn our attention to winter, all eyes are turning towards China. Total LNG imports to the country continue to push higher and are surely going to increase to new highs this winter as heating demand...

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3:36
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LNG, APAC
Date:
    12 Sep 2018
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    Platts Insight
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Asian players gear up for IMO 2020 global sulfur limit rule for marine fuels

There is still a huge amount of uncertainty as the International Maritime Organization's new global sulfur limit rule for marine fuels inches closer. The date will not change and bunker industry players will have to act fast

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3:39
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    11 Sep 2018
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    Methodology
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Blockchain technology in the context of the container industry

In this S&P Global Platts Methodology video commodity associate, Alex Borulev , is joined by senior developer for innovation, Mark Gilleeney -- part of Platts dedicated innovation team -- to discuss blockchain technology in the context...

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05:19
Date:
    11 Sep 2018
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    Platts Insight
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2018 Brent crude oil volatility: September outlook

The Dated Brent crude oil market was oversupplied in mid-August, capping prices; however, there were signs of improvement in H2 August with the Far East arbitrage pushing Brent prices up

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03:10
Date:
    10 Sep 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, Sep 10-14: Turkey talk poses commodity risks; high gas prices put focus on Russia flows

Turkey's central bank is widely expected to raise its key rate on Thursday in an effort to tackle inflation caused by the plunge in the national currency

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3:46
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    09 Sep 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Sep 10-14: Asian buyers' faltering purchasing power in international energy markets in focus

Crude importers in India and Indonesia will be monitoring Asian currency markets as the sharp depreciation in their respective currencies raises concerns about their faltering purchasing power in international energy markets

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2:37
Date:
    03 Sep 2018
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    Market Movers Europe
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Market Movers Europe, September 3-7: EU offers US tariff deal; Trump WTO threat reverberates

In this week's Market Movers: Sanctions are expected to hit Iran's oil exports, a key meeting takes place between the Russian government and grains producers, and old king coal is back in Europe

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03:46
Date:
    02 Sep 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Sep 3-7: US and India talks to include Iranian crude; China port restrictions divert seaborne coal

Talks between the US and Indian governments this week in New Delhi will likely include discussion of India's request to continue importing some Iranian crude oil after US sanctions resume in November

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Date:
    30 Aug 2018
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    Platts Insight
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Outlook: Iron ore differential penalties in Q4 2018

While the iron ore price benchmark IODEX 62 has been range-bound for much of 2018, the spreads between high grade and low grade iron ore are widening to historical highs

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3:20
Date:
    26 Aug 2018
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    Market Movers Asia
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Market Movers Asia, Aug 27-31: US-China trade war escalates; LNG spot prices jump on Russia's Sakhalin outage

The US-China trade war escalated last week, with China targeting US oil products and coal for the first time with a 25% tariff in response to another round of US tariffs

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2:44
Date:
    21 Aug 2018
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    Platts Insight
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H2 2018 outlook: Asia aromatics market

Gustav Holmvik , S&P Global Platts team leader for the Asian petrochemicals market, looks at the factors that will shape the region's aromatics sector in the second half of 2018

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2:53