Tin Exports From Indonesia Drop in March as ICDX Trade Decreases

Tin shipments from Indonesia, the world’s biggest shipper, dropped 2.5 percent in March from a month earlier after transactions declined at the only exchange allowed to trade the metal before sales.

Exports fell to 5,847.5 metric tons last month from 5,997.5 tons in February, according to data…

Importir lebih Memilih CPO Malaysia

Permintaan Crude Palm Oil (CPO) asal Indonesia melemah di pasar internasional dan importir lebih memilih CPO asal Malaysia. Hal tersebut bisa berdampak pada nilai ekspor CPO asal Riau.

Hal itu diakui kepala Dinas Perkebunan Provinsi Riau, Zulher, Senin (14/4/2014) di Pekanbaru. Dia mengatakan hal tersebut menjadi pembicaraan dalam rapat penetapan harga…

Crude displacing other commodities on trains, critics charge

Grain producers, manufacturers and coal shippers told federal regulators Thursday that rail service has deteriorated drastically in the nation’s midsection in recent months, leaving crops in piles on the ground and fuel stocks low at electric power plants as resources go undelivered.

Railroad representatives told the federal Surface Transportation…

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 Gold steadied near two-week highs on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's policy meeting showed that officials were not keen on increasing interest rates anytime soon. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was flat at $1,311.45 an ounce by 0034 GMT, after rising for the last two sessions. * The minutes from the Fed's March 18-19 meeting showed… 

Executive Column: ICDX to enhance trade system

Established in 2010, the Indonesia Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (ICDX) has increasingly gained a reputation in commodity trading in Southeast Asia, particularly with its contracts of palm oil and tin. The Jakarta Post’s Linda Yulisman recently talked to ICDX chief executive officer Megain Widjaja