Iron – Reuters reported that iron ore exports to China from Australia's Port Hedland rose to 21.34 million tonnes in February, up 36 percent from the year-ago period. In the previous month, they came to a total of 23.31 million tonnes.
Articles Tagged "Japan"
Uranium – The turning point for the uranium market could possibly be around the next bend as Japan released first draft of its energy policy highlighting the importance of nuclear energy.
Uranium – This is it! 2014 is gearing up to be the year uranium prices take off.
Coal – The Globe and Mail reported that Japan's coal use has increased as it "tries to lower the cost of replacing nuclear energy," with the result being that its 10 main utilities used almost 16 percent more coal in the first 10 months of 2013 than they did in the year-ago period. Further, they increased their imports of the fuel by 11 percent.
Aluminum – Exports of Japanese aluminum scrap are approaching record levels this year, fueled by a weaker yen and higher recycling capacity in Korea.
Moly – Platts reported that spot molybdenum oxide powder trade was thin in Asia today because market participants are looking for clearer market direction.
Uranium – USA Today reported that while Japan's reactors are once more offline for maintenance and refueling, the company remains committed to nuclear power.
Uranium – News that toxic leaks out of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant are still going strong are raising concerns about the status of Japan's nuclear future
Vanadium – Hokkaido will harness the power of the wind and sun using vanadium redox flow battery technology.
Silver – China and Japan's plans to increase their solar generation capacity in the near future could give silver prices a significant price boost.