News summary: Thursday, January 6th
In mid-January, another gas pipeline with a delivery of 95 million cubic meters will arrive at the svionoujský LNG terminal. fuel-informed pap PGNiG. The company stressed that from this year in the terminal will be possible to regasify already 6.2 billion cubic meters of gas.
On Thursday morning, trade unionists from the Polish mining group (pgg) ended the blockade of rail shipments of coal from mines to power plants, which had begun two days earlier. Already loaded with coal trains are to go to customers successively, according to the schedule – according to the information pgg.
In 2022 we will prepare the so - called Constitution for hydrogen, i.e. a legislative package to regulate and support the construction of this innovative branch of the economy in Poland, " Minister of climate and environment Anna Moskwa told PAP.
The number of people applying for the first time for unemployment benefits last week in the U.S. was 207 thousand. Economists had expected that the number of new unemployed will be 197 thousand. against 200,000. previously, after a correction of 198 thousand.
Orders in the US industry in November rose by 1.6 percent. MDM. Analysts estimated that orders will increase by 1.5 percent. MDM.
The ISM index of activity in services in the US in December was 62 points., against 69.1 pts. last month-said the Institute of supply management (ism). Analysts had expected the index at 66.9 points.
The number of announced layoffs in the U.S. in November fell by 75.3 percent. compared to the same period in 2020, after a decline of 77 percent. a month earlier-according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.
HICP inflation in Germany was 5.7% in December. RDR against 6 percent. a month earlier-said the German statistical office in a preliminary calculation. Expected + 5.7%.
The PMI, indicating the economic situation in the service sector in the UK, was 53.6 points in December. against 58,5 pts. at the end of last month-reported in the final calculation of the Chartered Institute of purchasing and supply and Markit Economics. Initially, it was predicted that the index will be 53.2 points.
Orders in German industry rose by 3.7 percent in November. MDM. Analysts had expected MDM orders to rise 2.3 percent., after falling a month earlier by 5.8 percent., after adjustment from -6.9 percent. In terms of RDR, orders increased by 1.3 percent.Analysts had expected a RDR of -1.1 percent., after rising a month earlier by 0.1 percent., after adjustment from -1%
China's services PMI was 53.1 in December. against 52.1 pts. last month-reported Caixin and Markit Economics. Analysts had expected 51.7 points. The composite PMI was 53 points. against 51.2 pts. a month earlier.
Oil prices in the U.S. are going up-analysts estimate that this is happening in the face of market concerns about the supply of raw materials in the world exchange rate of copper on the LME in 3-month supply falls by 1.1 percent. to $ 9,587 a tonne.