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Clyde Russell

RPT-COLUMN-China's iron ore, steel prices diverge as trade war vies with supply woes: Russell

18 Jun 2019

LAUNCESTON, Australia, June 18 China's iron ore and steel prices have decoupled somewhat in recent weeks, with the raw material still making fresh highs while the finished product trends lower.

Column: China's iron ore, steel prices diverge as trade war vies with supply woes

18 Jun 2019

LAUNCESTON, Australia China's iron ore and steel prices have decoupled somewhat in recent weeks, with the raw material still making fresh highs while the finished product trends lower.

COLUMN-Myths and reality: Adani's Australian coal mine torches rationality: Russell

17 Jun 2019

LAUNCESTON, Australia, June 17 Adani Enterprises' Carmichael coal mine in Australia is assuming mythical status way out of proportion to its actual significance, even before meaningful construction starts on the controversial project.

Column: Myths and reality - Adani's Australian coal mine torches rationality

17 Jun 2019

LAUNCESTON, Australia Adani Enterprises' Carmichael coal mine in Australia is assuming mythical status way out of proportion to its actual significance, even before meaningful construction starts on the controversial project.

RPT-COLUMN-China buys more LNG, but can't offset the rest of Asia's losses: Russell

13 Jun 2019

* GRAPHIC: Spot Asian LNG price by year: https://tmsnrt.rs/2X85xtP

Column: China buys more LNG, but can't offset the rest of Asia's losses

13 Jun 2019

LAUNCESTON, Australia Notwithstanding the achievement in shipping the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from the world's largest vessel, Prelude owner Royal Dutch Shell probably wishes it was selling its product into better market conditions.

RPT-COLUMN-Coal price slump in Asia even as demand grows shows supply is the issue: Russell

12 Jun 2019

* GRAPHIC: China's seaborne coal imports vs. Indonesia price: https://tmsnrt.rs/2X2dBwp

Column: Coal price slump in Asia even as demand growth shows supply is the issue

12 Jun 2019

LAUNCESTON, Australia Whenever coal prices decline it's tempting for those opposed to the polluting fuel to think that demand is falling amid a move to cleaner renewable energies, but in the current cycle it appears oversupply is the main culprit.

RPT-COLUMN-China's oil import slump is more than just the loss of Iranian crude: Russell

11 Jun 2019

* GRAPHIC: China's crude imports from Iran, Saudi Arabia: https://tmsnrt.rs/2R7hFGm

Column: China's oil import slump is more than just the loss of Iranian crude

11 Jun 2019

LAUNCESTON, Australia China's imports of crude oil stumbled in May, and while the loss of Iranian cargoes offers a convenient explanation, there are other reasons to be cautious over the strength of demand in the world's biggest oil importer.

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