CHINA'S WAR ON SMOG LIFTS COMMODITIES LIKE METALS, LNG

MALAYSIAN PALM OIL DROPPED 10 PERCENT IN 2017 WITH PRODUCTION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA OUTPACING DEMAND FROM TOP IMPORTERS CHINA AND EUROPE.

SHANGHAI REBAR FUTURES HAVE CLIMBED ALMOST 45 PERCENT THIS YEAR, TO OVER 3,815 YUAN 585.62 PER TON, DRIVEN BY THE CLOSURE OF LOW-QUALITY CHINESE STEELMAKING PLANTS AND PRODUCTION CURBS

Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas have doubled since June, to the highest level since late 2014 of over $11 per million British thermal units.
(GRAPHIC: reut.rs/2zIKsXv) (GRAPHIC: tmsnrt.rs/2eCrOHk) Liquefied natural gas (LNG) went from loser to winner, in part for seasonal factors.
Malaysian palm oil dropped 10 percent in 2017 with production in Southeast Asia outpacing demand from top importers China and Europe.

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Industrial metals, liquefied natural gas and steel are set to finish 2017 on top of the world as a crackdown on pollution in China, the world’s no.2 economy, boosts demand for cleaner fossil fuels and...

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