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Baltic dry index rose 6.9% last week; Capesize Index was down 1.4%; Panamax Index rose 5.3%; Supramax Index was up 16.0%; Handysize Index rose 7.3%.
Iron ore inventory at Chinese ports close to all-time high; price pretty much unchanged. Steel stockpiles spiked upwards while price remained flat. Thermal coal inventory fell from a all-time high reached this year, price moved lower.