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Brussels to Beijing: Commodity Policy in Europe and Asia Podcast

S&P Global Platts

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Brussels to Beijing: Commodity Policy in Europe and Asia Podcast

Brussels to Beijing: Commodity Policy in Europe and Asia Podcast

S&P Global Platts

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Listen to our monthly analysis of how rules and regulation impacts global commodities markets.

Latest Episodes

Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas link set to face EU regulated tariffs

Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas link to Germany is set to have to reveal data on its costs and tariffs under a draft accord to apply EU market rules to it. This could help Ukraine price its alternative transit route to Europe low enough to compete, but Ukraine is also hoping the rules will force...

8 min2019 MAR 7
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Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas link set to face EU regulated tariffs

Tighter EU carbon market set to prompt more power fuel switching in Europe

2019 is set to be the year that coal-to-gas switching in power generation takes off in continental Europe. Carbon prices supported by the new market stability reserve cutting supplies, coupled with potentially lower gas prices, could prompt unprecedented coal-to-gas switching volumes, according to...

5 min2018 DEC 19
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Tighter EU carbon market set to prompt more power fuel switching in Europe

Uncertainties over China's port restrictions hound thermal, metallurgical coal markets

The recent decision by China's National Development and Reform Commission to impose restrictions on seaborne coal imports entering the country has left the thermal and metallurgical coal market participants scratching their heads. In this Brussels to Beijing Commodity Policy Podcast, S&P Global...

10 min2018 NOV 29
Comments
Uncertainties over China's port restrictions hound thermal, metallurgical coal markets

EU carbon prices surge on policy changes, but coal burn continues

EU carbon prices have surged to 10-year highs of nearly Eur26/mt in recent weeks, boosted by policy changes to tackle oversupply as part of the EU's wider efforts to combat climate change by cutting emissions. But while policy-makers are often told high carbon prices will push out coal-fired power...

8 min2018 OCT 9
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EU carbon prices surge on policy changes, but coal burn continues

Is China's deleveraging on hold, and what does it mean for commodities?

Sebastian Lewis, S&P Global Platts head of Content for Greater China, talks to Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist S&P Global, about the impact of the Chinese government’s deleveraging programme on the economy and commodities and what recent changes in policy mean for the rest of 2018.

9 min2018 SEP 5
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Is China's deleveraging on hold, and what does it mean for commodities?

Russia mulls sending extra EU natural gas demand from 2020 via Ukraine

Russia sees EU demand for its natural gas growing 10% to 15% in the next five to 10 years, and is considering delivering these extra volumes via Ukraine. The extra volumes needed could even reach around 20 Bcm/year by 2025 -- up to 20% more -- according to S&P Global Platts Analytics. This...

8 min2018 JUL 26
Comments
Russia mulls sending extra EU natural gas demand from 2020 via Ukraine

China-US trade war: Impact on key commodities

On July 6, 2018, the United States is expected to put tariffs on an estimated $34 billion worth of Chinese imports - the first shot in what many are describing as a trade war between the two economic giants. China is expected to retaliate, with tariffs on agricultural products, commodities and...

13 min2018 JUL 4
Comments
China-US trade war: Impact on key commodities

EU war on truck emissions to boost LNG but oil demand impact limited

Tackling growing road transport emissions is one of the EU's biggest challenges in meeting its long-term climate change commitments. The European Commission's recent proposals to set CO2 emissions standards for new large trucks from 2025 could be good news for companies like Italy's Snam offering...

6 min2018 MAY 31
Comments
EU war on truck emissions to boost LNG but oil demand impact limited

Revisiting China's environmental protection policy and its impact on steel production

In this podcast, S&P Global Platts Senior Managing Editor Paul Bartholomew and Senior Analyst Zhang Jing examine the current state of China's steel market in relation to supply-side reforms and environmental protection drive, which led to the closure of induction furnaces in 2017; the outlook...

5 min2018 APR 30
Comments
Revisiting China's environmental protection policy and its impact on steel production

EU, Russian regulators favor blockchain efficiency in energy projects

EU and Russian regulators seem happy to support blockchain, smart contracts and other digital technologies that can make existing energy sector processes cheaper and more efficient, but are more cautious about true innovations like peer-to- peer trading. S&P Global Platts editors Siobhan Hall,...

7 min2018 MAR 20
Comments
EU, Russian regulators favor blockchain efficiency in energy projects

Latest Episodes

Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas link set to face EU regulated tariffs

Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas link to Germany is set to have to reveal data on its costs and tariffs under a draft accord to apply EU market rules to it. This could help Ukraine price its alternative transit route to Europe low enough to compete, but Ukraine is also hoping the rules will force...

8 min2019 MAR 7
Comments
Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas link set to face EU regulated tariffs

Tighter EU carbon market set to prompt more power fuel switching in Europe

2019 is set to be the year that coal-to-gas switching in power generation takes off in continental Europe. Carbon prices supported by the new market stability reserve cutting supplies, coupled with potentially lower gas prices, could prompt unprecedented coal-to-gas switching volumes, according to...

5 min2018 DEC 19
Comments
Tighter EU carbon market set to prompt more power fuel switching in Europe

Uncertainties over China's port restrictions hound thermal, metallurgical coal markets

The recent decision by China's National Development and Reform Commission to impose restrictions on seaborne coal imports entering the country has left the thermal and metallurgical coal market participants scratching their heads. In this Brussels to Beijing Commodity Policy Podcast, S&P Global...

10 min2018 NOV 29
Comments
Uncertainties over China's port restrictions hound thermal, metallurgical coal markets

EU carbon prices surge on policy changes, but coal burn continues

EU carbon prices have surged to 10-year highs of nearly Eur26/mt in recent weeks, boosted by policy changes to tackle oversupply as part of the EU's wider efforts to combat climate change by cutting emissions. But while policy-makers are often told high carbon prices will push out coal-fired power...

8 min2018 OCT 9
Comments
EU carbon prices surge on policy changes, but coal burn continues

Is China's deleveraging on hold, and what does it mean for commodities?

Sebastian Lewis, S&P Global Platts head of Content for Greater China, talks to Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist S&P Global, about the impact of the Chinese government’s deleveraging programme on the economy and commodities and what recent changes in policy mean for the rest of 2018.

9 min2018 SEP 5
Comments
Is China's deleveraging on hold, and what does it mean for commodities?

Russia mulls sending extra EU natural gas demand from 2020 via Ukraine

Russia sees EU demand for its natural gas growing 10% to 15% in the next five to 10 years, and is considering delivering these extra volumes via Ukraine. The extra volumes needed could even reach around 20 Bcm/year by 2025 -- up to 20% more -- according to S&P Global Platts Analytics. This...

8 min2018 JUL 26
Comments
Russia mulls sending extra EU natural gas demand from 2020 via Ukraine

China-US trade war: Impact on key commodities

On July 6, 2018, the United States is expected to put tariffs on an estimated $34 billion worth of Chinese imports - the first shot in what many are describing as a trade war between the two economic giants. China is expected to retaliate, with tariffs on agricultural products, commodities and...

13 min2018 JUL 4
Comments
China-US trade war: Impact on key commodities

EU war on truck emissions to boost LNG but oil demand impact limited

Tackling growing road transport emissions is one of the EU's biggest challenges in meeting its long-term climate change commitments. The European Commission's recent proposals to set CO2 emissions standards for new large trucks from 2025 could be good news for companies like Italy's Snam offering...

6 min2018 MAY 31
Comments
EU war on truck emissions to boost LNG but oil demand impact limited

Revisiting China's environmental protection policy and its impact on steel production

In this podcast, S&P Global Platts Senior Managing Editor Paul Bartholomew and Senior Analyst Zhang Jing examine the current state of China's steel market in relation to supply-side reforms and environmental protection drive, which led to the closure of induction furnaces in 2017; the outlook...

5 min2018 APR 30
Comments
Revisiting China's environmental protection policy and its impact on steel production

EU, Russian regulators favor blockchain efficiency in energy projects

EU and Russian regulators seem happy to support blockchain, smart contracts and other digital technologies that can make existing energy sector processes cheaper and more efficient, but are more cautious about true innovations like peer-to- peer trading. S&P Global Platts editors Siobhan Hall,...

7 min2018 MAR 20
Comments
EU, Russian regulators favor blockchain efficiency in energy projects
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