China’s quest for food security runs counter to its environmental pledges while Brazil has shredded its forestry policies.
Suppliers are likely to reject force majeure claims citing the coronavirus epidemic, experts say.
Record inventories in steel and auto sectors may slow a return to economic growth.
High inventories and losses have pushed ‘teapot’ refineries to the brink, traders say.
Heavy reliance on Chinese demand is expected to weaken Russia's economic growth.
Economists warn against consequences of stimulus policies.
The coronavirus crisis creates challenges for supplies.