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Why is this year’s UN climate change conference so important? With last year’s meeting cancelled owing to Covid-19 and action on climate change ramping up, the pressure is now on for world leaders to come to agreement on key unresolved issues,. The decisions made at this year’s meeting will have far reaching effects across the markets Argus serves.
Road transportation is key to grains exports in Brazil and despite high liquidity, with several transportation companies, this market still has few independent and reliable information available. To fill that gap Argus now assesses weekly five routes for grains delivered from Brazil’s largest producing state, Mato Grosso, to main transshipment and export channels.
How is the global energy system transforming? The global energy transition is well under way, presenting opportunities, challenges and important decisions for consumers and producers alike. Argus provides a trusted and independent view into the changing energy landscape, including future fuels, trading opportunities and new energy infrastructure.
Joe Biden’s arrival in the White House sets the US on a very different course from the one charted by his predecessor Donald Trump – in foreign affairs, in trade relations, and most notably in energy and environmental policy. Our “America Under Biden” hub page brings together the best of Argus’ US political coverage - led by our Washington, DC, team - helping you stay on top of how the Biden policy program is affecting energy and other commodity markets.
Gain a competitive edge in energy-related investment by turning to Argus Media’s data science services. These services uniquely join our proprietary physical transaction data, including prices, volume and location, with constant market interaction.
The increased volatility in prices for oil products and clean tankers freight rates is keeping the market on its toes. As trade routes and arbitrages grow unstable, a comprehensive view into the links between products and shipping costs is required.
Argus assesses a wide range of commodity prices that are crucial when sourcing materials for automotive components. Our spot prices are essential assessments for carmakers, as the industry develops physical purchasing processes alongside sophisticated hedging strategies. Argus also assesses prices by employing a global team of experts that diligently enforces our market-leading and audited methodologies. We work with the broader automotive industry to assess the most relevant prices to their global and complex supply chains.
In an increasingly dynamic LNG market, participants need a trusted benchmark to capture and manage freight price risk. Argus’ LNG freight day rates are the robust and representative assessments that the industry needs for demurrage contracts, long-term charter agreements, and to settle financial instruments used for hedging, trading and inter-regional arbitrage.
US sanctions on Venezuela’s national oil company PdV, first imposed on 28 January 2019, cast another layer of geopolitical uncertainty onto the international oil market. The sanctions take effect in stages, gradually intensifying their impact on the Opec country’s imports and exports, and the sanctions rollout and partial unwinding of commercial ties will help to shape near-term market dynamics, with longer-term implications for policy and investment. Follow along with Argus as we deliver the latest news and market analysis on this story.