BT EXCLUSIVE

THE Singapore Exchange's Sicom rubber futures - the global price benchmark for physical rubber - could see volumes jump over 10 per cent this year owing to heightened volatility in natural rubber...

THE arrival of a large cargo of American wheat at Myanmar's newly opened port signals its leap into the global grain trade as the country's demand for Western food rises.

A GLOBAL shortage of heavy crude will create hurdles for America's key refining belts just as they ramp up petrol production for the summer driving season.

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's national automotive policy is expected to allow for a higher percentage of palm-biodiesel blends over the next few decades, according to international trade and industry...

[BEIJING] China's crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia rose 43 per cent last month, making the Middle Eastern OPEC kingpin once again the top supplier to the world's second-biggest economy, boosted...

[CHICAGO] Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures fell sharply on Friday on weak pork prices and concerns about export demand as trade tensions have increased between the United States...

[NEW YORK] Oil prices climbed more than 1 per cent on Friday ahead of long US and UK holiday weekends, but posted the biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and worries...

[TIRANA] Shell Upstream Albania BV said on Friday initial tests showed "a flow potential of several thousand barrels of oil per day" from its Shpirag 4 well in central Albania, and it needed more...

[SINGAPORE] The global push for cleaner-burning ship fuel is threatening to drive the value of Middle East crude to a record low even as supplies are squeezed.

[SINGAPORE] Commodity prices are heading for their worst week this year.