- Tuesday October 26,2021
Huadian Power International Corporation Ltd. reported its operation revenue in the first three quarters rose 19.32% YoY to 78 billion yuan ($12.2 billion), but its net profit declined 57.47% YoY to 1.62 billion yuan and basic earnings slid 73.67% YoY to 0.084 yuan per share.
Customs clearance of imported Mongolian coal at Ganqimaodu fell to 336 trucks on Oct 25, as the border strengthened pandemic prevention measures and required truck drivers from other regions to provide nucleic acid testing reports within 48 hours, according to Sxcoal.
The Daqin railway has resumed normal operation from the afternoon of Oct 26 after 22-day autumn overhaul on Oct 4-Oct 25 as well as a minor maintenance on the morning of Oct 26.
Imported thermal coal market is a little quiet with slightly lowered quotations WoW and flat transactions. The prices of imported seaborne coal may not adjust back deeply under tight supply and strong demand in peak winter season, said Sxcoal.
Spot thermal coal market is cooling down from continuous boom due to policy intervention, with traders reducing prices on panic sentiment and downstream users sitting on sidelines, leading to sparse transactions, according to Sxcoal.
Thermal coal prices keep stable or tick down in Ordos, Inner Mongolia and Yulin, Shaanxi, as end users are inactive in coal shipment on waiting-and-see stance. Stocks start to accumulate at some mines due to reducing number of coal trucks amid tightening pandemic prevention and inspection measures, according to Sxcoal.
Shandong Energy Group churned out 183Mt of coal in Jan-Sep, and it promised to complete 5Mt of coal reserves under government's control before Nov 10. Its performance rate of long-term thermal coal contracts reached 101% in Jun-Sep and 140% since Oct. The company said it would supply 11.85Mt of coal to the users in the province in this winter heating season.
Poland's coal production totaled 8.94 Mt in Sep, rising 6.48% YoY, but falling 1.62% MoM, with Jan-Sep output at 79.27 Mt, up 6.27% YoY, showed data from Central Statistical Office of Poland.
N China's Shanxi's installed power generation capacity of new and clean energy will reach 50% as of the end of the 14th Five-year Plan in 2025, and the power generation will reach 30% against the total.
Shaanxi shipped a totalof 49.38 Mt of coal into S China's Chongqing city during 2016-Oct 20, 2021, with 11.98 Mt shipped this year, up 3.13 Mt YoY. Of this, thermal coal reached 8.18 Mt, accounting for 52.8% of the city's total, contributing 79.5% to Chongqing's overall thermal coal growth, showed data from Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group Co., Ltd..
Daily crude steel output at key member firms of China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) came in at 1.87 Mt during Oct 11-20, up 0.08% compared with the previous ten days and 13.74% YoY.
- Monday October 25,2021
Average export price of China's steel products was $1,113.6/t during Jan-Sep, up 35.6% YoY while average import prices of steel products was $1,263.6/t, up 55.4% YoY, the price surge in both exports and imports was a result of robust global demand and rising price of commodity, said vice director of CISA Qu Xiuli at the meeting of information conference for Q3 on Oct 25.
China's newly-installed power-generating capacity is expected to reach 180 GW in 2021 and 140 GW was non-fossil fuel capacity. Power-generation capacity is estimated to attain 2.37 TW by the end of 2021, up 7.7% YoY, and non-fossil fuel capacity will be 1.12 TW, accounting for 47.3% of the total, 2.5 percentage points higher than the same period of 2020, marking non-fossil fuel capacity surpassing coal-fired capacity for the first time.
Jinneng Holding Group said to put its entire coal resource for thermal coal supply guarantee, mainly through arrangement and dispatches of its coal selling firm according to specific task breakdown for supplies to 6 provinces.
Anglo American produced 4.29 Mt of met coal in Q3, down 11% YoY but jumping 44% QoQ, according to latest quarterly output report released on Oct 21. All 4.29 Mt are for exports and from Australian operations. Its met coal production totaled 10.54 Mt in first three quarters, down 17% YoY.