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January 2019 | Steel Raw Materials

Freight Highlights: 9 January 2019

A roundup of Fastmarkets' freight statistics for the week of 9 January 2019

Prices in the global capesize market were dominated by iron ore chartering in both the Atlantic and Pacific basins during the first week of 2019. Simpson Spence Young's (SSY) weekly capesize index for the Pacific rose 4.8% since the previous week assessed on December 24 to 4,829 points, while the Atlantic index increased 1.5% to 7,384 points. That put...


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