Commodities

Asian plastic prices climb on weak Chinese supply

Environmental regulations by Beijing squeeze production.

  • Kyoei Steel revives Vietnam investment plans

    Japanese steelmaker building $200m plant after halting project earlier

  • Steelmaking materials prices surge amid rising demand in China, Japan

    Iron ore, coking coal up 40% from June

  • Stocks, US yields fall on US policy doubts, Barcelona attack

  • New iPhone boosting electronics parts prices in July-Sept

    Samsung wins big as primary OLED panel supplier

  • Can Western oil giants break the Gulf impasse?

    Isolated Qatar appears to be hoping for just that

  • SSD prices continue upward march

    Costlier flash memory fuels 14th month of rises

  • Bumper crops weighing on palm oil prices in Southeast Asia

    Stocks in region remain solid, but palm oil producers see shares slide

  • US beef prices rise further in Japan as emergency tariff kicks in

    Restaurant demand remains largely unfazed amid higher duties

  • BHP Billiton to build electric-car battery materials plant

    Resource giants stepping up investments in growth field

  • London Metal Exchange faces turning point as trading dwindles

    Benchmark metals exchange under fire from Hong Kong owner

  • Commodities eye

    That rumbling you hear is China's hunger for beef

    Surging demand a boon for Brazilian and US exporters, but spooks Japanese buyers

  • Coal India profit lags behind estimates on rising costs

  • Choosy Asians lift Japan's rice exports to record high

    Hong Kong, Singapore lead fan base, but subsidy policy could hinder growth

  • Food prices highest since January 2015: FAO

    Index pushed higher by higher dairy and cereal prices, demand from Asia

  • Tokyo commodity bourse picks first Chinese partner

    Link aimed at attracting mainland money into Japan

  • LNG reaches 5-month high in Asia on strong electricity demand

    Sizzling summer spurs A/C use in Japan, elsewhere

  • Gold in exchange-traded funds shrinks

    Money withdrawn from metal amid expectations of reduced monetary stimulus

  • Memory chip prices up on rising smartphone output

    Supply squeezed as manufacturers prepare for end-of-year sales

  • Saudi Arabia maintains share of Japan's oil imports

    Despite production cuts, kingdom holds onto 40% slice by discounting light grade