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July records second-lowest global monthly average in six years

Bunker Index (BIX) monthly average fell below $500 for only the second time since July 2009.



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Updated on 03 Aug 2015 09:09 GMT

The Bunker Index (BIX) global monthly average fell to its lowest level since January during the month of August, according to Bunker Index price data.

The worldwide bunker average declined by $36.76, or 6.9 percent, to $498.76 per tonne last month, down from $535.52 per tonne in June.

In addition to being the lowest average in six months, the July figure is also the second-lowest in six years - since the $482.66-per-tonne price recorded in July 2009.

The $36.76 drop is also the most significant since January, when the monthly average plummeted $65.54 to $494.61 per tonne.

In comparison with previous years, the July 2015 average is $283.90 lower than the $782.76 price recorded in July 2014, and $292.09 below the $790.85 figure seen in July 2013.

Please find a table below outlining average monthly Bunker Index prices between April 2009 and July 2015.

Month BIX Average +/- ($) +/- (%)
Jul 2015 498.76 -36.76 -6.9%
Jun 2015 535.52 -8.48 -1.6%
May 2015 544.00 +30.94 +6.0%
Apr 2015 513.06 +0.31 +0.06%
Mar 2015 512.75 -5.65 -1.1%
Feb 2015 518.40 +23.79 +4.8 %
Jan 2015 494.61 -65.54 -11.7 %
Dec 2014 560.15 -89.61 -13.8 %
Nov 2014 649.76 -50.57 -7.2 %
Oct 2014 700.33 -53.49 -7.1 %
Sep 2014 753.82 -15.61 -2.0 %
Aug 2014 769.43 -13.33 -1.7 %
Jul 2014 782.76 -11.05 -1.4 %
Jun 2014 793.81 +4.76 +0.6 %
May 2014 789.05 +0.09 +0.01 %
Apr 2014 788.96 -3.85 -0.5 %
Mar 2014 792.81 -0.82 -0.1 %
Feb 2014 793.63 +5.78 +0.7 %
Jan 2014 787.85 -5.72 -0.7 %
Dec 2013 793.57 +11.58 +1.5 %
Nov 2013 781.99 -9.31 -1.2 %
Oct 2013 791.30 -7.95 -1.0 %
Sep 2013 799.25 +2.96 +0.4%
Aug 2013 796.29 +5.44 +0.7%
Jul 2013 790.85 +4.29 +0.5%
Jun 2013 786.56 -0.05 -0.006%
May 2013 786.61 -4.64 -0.6%
Apr 2013 791.25 -25.71 -3.1%
Mar 2013 816.96 -27.77 -3.3%
Feb 2013 844.73 +21.31 +2.6%
Jan 2013 823.42 +19.38 +2.4%
Dec 2012 804.04 -6.05 -0.7%
Nov 2012 810.09 -23.85 -2.9%
Oct 2012 833.94 -19.14 -2.2%
Sep 2012 853.08 +20.09 +2.4%
Aug 2012 832.99 +47.42 +6.0%
Jul 2012 785.57 +10.62 +1.4%
Jun 2012 774.95 -70.59 -8.3%
May 2012 845.54 -43.51 -4.9%
Apr 2012 889.05 -13.09 -1.5%
Mar 2012 902.14 +28.38 +3.2%
Feb 2012 873.76 +24.73 +2.9%
Jan 2012 849.03 +30.85 +3.8%
Dec 2011 818.18 -16.64 -2.0%
Nov 2011 834.82 +20.21 +2.5%
Oct 2011 814.61 -5.29 -0.6%
Sep 2011 819.90 +0.52 +0.06%
Aug 2011 819.38 -15.42 -1.8%
Jul 2011 834.80 +11.61 +1.4%
Jun 2011 823.19 +1.11 +0.1%
May 2011 822.08 -24.57 -2.9%
Apr 2011 846.65 +46.40 +5.8%
Mar 2011 800.25 +71.17 +9.8%
Feb 2011 729.08 +62.34 +9.3%
Jan 2011 666.74 +29.67 +4.7%
Dec 2010 637.07 +20.86 +3.4%
Nov 2010 616.21 +16.06 +2.7%
Oct 2010 600.15 +27.50 +4.8%
Sep 2010 572.65 -7.99 -1.4%
Aug 2010 580.64 +9.87 +1.7%
Jul 2010 570.77 -4.84 -0.8%
Jun 2010 575.61 -15.48 -2.6%
May 2010 591.09 -0.58 -0.1%
Apr 2010 591.67 +24.99 +4.4%
Mar 2010 566.68 +17.45 +3.2%
Feb 2010 549.23 -18.82 -3.3%
Jan 2010 568.05 +17.30 +3.1%
Dec 2009 550.75 -6.44 -1.2%
Nov 2009 557.19 +28.72 +5.4%
Oct 2009 528.47 +19.19 +3.8%
Sep 2009 509.28 +13.79 +2.6%
Aug 2009 523.07 +40.41+8.4%
Jul 2009 482.66 -2.52 -0.5%
Jun 2009 485.18 +65.07 +15.5%
May 2009 420.11 +37.73 +9.9%
Apr 2009 382.38


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