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Vale sales surge as iron ore, copper exports shine

Vale reported revenue growth of 48.2% year over year in Q4’20, beating analysts’ estimates by 8.3 percentage points on the strength of an increase in iron ore sales. Panjiva’s data shows Vale’s Brazilian iron ore exports rose by 37.8% year over year in Q4’20, driven by a 65.9% surge in shipmen... Read more →


Winter storms disrupt oil supply chains from Aramco to Pemex

Winter storm Uri has led to a significant reduction in U.S. oil production, driving a rise in global oil prices and having a knock-on effect on energy supply chains. Texas accounted for 59.0% of refined oil exports in 2020 after a dip of 1.8% year over year in Q4’20. The shortfall may be most ... Read more →


JBS faces fewer disruptions as China cuts import restrictions

Food supply chains, particularly for meat, have been disrupted by tighter sanitary standards, a shortage of transportation capacity and uncertain demand patterns during the pandemic. At least one challenge has been alleviated as the Chinese government has relaxed packaging related restrictions... Read more →

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