Commodities Overview

Commodities Update

13 July, 2018

China’s commodity imports come off the boil

China’s commodity import volumes were markedly lower in June. High prices could have deterred oil imports, while ongoing efforts to combat pollution curbed imports of metals and ores. Crude imports may rebound in the coming months, but we think that property controls and weaker investment spending will continue to weigh on other industrial commodity imports.

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