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Firearms shelves empty despite weapon, ammunition import surge

U.S. firearms retailers are running low on stocks after a surge in demand for weapons and ammunition during the pandemic and ahead of the general elections. FBI background checks reached a record high in December of 3.94 million applications after rising by 34.1% year over year. U.S. imports o... Read more →


Americans load up on ammunition ahead of the elections

U.S. handgun sales are growing ahead of the elections on concerns about gun control legislation under a potential Democrat administration. FBI background checks jumped 46.1% higher year over year in Q3. There’s also a shortage of ammunition in stores due to stockpiling as well as COVID-19 fact... Read more →


Koch, Eurochem may be exposed to new fertilizer dumping probe

The U.S. government is starting a probe into fertilizer subsidies provided by Morocco and Russia. U.S. seaborne imports from the two countries increased by 26.3% year over year in Q2’20, while imports from USMCA countries and others fell by 38.4% and 31.9% respectively. That growth may have be... Read more →


USMCA may join COVID-19, OPEC as complications for Pemex

Global oil markets are being roiled by COVID-19 and ongoing OPEC discipline issues. A drop in U.S. demand relating to reduced driving during the COVID-19 lockdown has reduced the attractions of the market to exports, with shipments from Saudi Arabia to the U.S. representing just 0.8% of the to... Read more →

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