Commodities

Wastepaper prices in Japan slip as China limits imports

Recovered cardboard, paper inventories pile higher

  • Lithium prices surge as China pushes e-vehicles

    Sharp price rises for the key battery material could make cars more costly

  • World steel demand forecast to grow for third year in 2018

    Emerging economies seen driving gains while Chinese production stalls

  • Asian shares conquer 10-year peak, oil up on Iraq tensions

  • 'Teapot' oil refinery consolidation in China may spawn a tempest

    Realignment seen driving down Asian petroleum product prices further

  • Commodity eye

    Oil, shipping industries play waiting game on new fuel rules

    Lower sulfur content caps will lift costs, but China is getting a jump on change

  • Iron ore sinks as market readies for post-congress China

    Beijing's aggressive curbing of steel production spooks speculators

  • OLED panel prices to start falling in 2019: report

    Capacity expansion expected to surpass growth in demand

  • Central banks hedging against geopolitical risk with gold

    Large stashes are a handy weapon against currency jitters and US pressure

  • Chinese steelmakers lift demand for high-quality iron ore

    Environmental rules, production efficiency widen premiums over conventional ore

  • Malaysia's September palm oil stockpile tops 2 million tons

    Analysts expect peak seasonal output, weak exports to weigh on prices

  • Interview

    US exchange encourages Asia to expand portfolio

    CME head 'welcomes competition' with Shanghai crude futures

  • Car manufacturing reaches end of the road in Australia

    Free trade deals to boost agricultural exports had harsh consequences for autos

  • Petronas unit to focus investments in Canada's North Montney

    Puts Alberta's Deep Basin oil and gas assets on the block

  • Wastepaper prices crumple as China curbs imports

    Beijing's squeeze on dirty paper mills leaves Japanese wholesalers unable to find buyers

  • Futures trading in China plummets 30%

    Nervous about speculation and inflation, Beijing tightens strings

  • Asian iron ore prices slide 20% from August peak

    Decline in Chinese steel production could lift margins for Japanese peers

  • Mitsui OSK's huge floating gas terminal detoured to Turkey

    Work at intended LNG site in Uruguay is behind schedule

  • ABS prices track higher on Chinese auto buying

    Asian market for widely used plastic tightens as demand outpaces supply

  • Global steel industry strengthens as China cuts capacity

    Xi flexes muscle to slash 100 million tons in just two years