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Weekly global coal market news summary (Apr 15 – Apr 19)

2019-04-19 17:38:18 General,  International sxcoal.com

Attractive prices bolster Australian coal buying in China Chines buyers increased purchases of Australian thermal coal due t...

Weekly China coal market news summary (Apr 15 – Apr 19)

2019-04-19 16:26:36 General sxcoal.com

China lowers rail coal freight rates for some routes to boost shipments China Railway Corporation, the rail regulator in China,...

Weekly global coal market news summary (Apr 8 – Apr 12)

2019-04-12 18:11:17 General,  International sxcoal.com

China Mar coal imports down 12.05% YoY China's coal imports totaled 23.48 million tonnes in March, reducing 12.05% from a ye...

Weekly China coal market news summary (Apr 8 – Apr 12)

2019-04-12 17:23:42 General sxcoal.com

China coal production to increase 100 Mt in 2019, CNCA China is set to produce an additional 100 million tonnes of coal this ye...

China's economy in initial stage of new-round structural adjustment, expert

2019-04-11 16:28:08 General sxcoal.com

China's economy is currently in the initial stage of a new round of structural adjustment, said Deng Yusong from Research Institute o...

China's Mar PPI rises 0.4%, CPI up 2.3% YoY, NBS

2019-04-11 14:35:46 General sxcoal.com

China's producer price index (PPI), a gauge of industrial profitability, increased 0.4% year on year in March, firming up from 0.1% i...

China to build largest LNG carrier

2019-04-08 14:40:05 General tribune.com.pk

China is building the world's largest liquefied natural gas carrier with a capacity of 270,000 cubic metres to cope with the rising d...

Weekly global coal market news summary (Mar 25-Mar 29)

2019-03-29 17:38:51 General,  International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Chinese buying activity gathers pace for import thermal coal; prices bounce back Chinese buying activity has gathered pace f...

Weekly China coal market news summary (Mar 25 – Mar 29)

2019-03-29 17:03:41 General sxcoal.com

China Feb thermal coal imports plunge 54% on mth China's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) p...

China shuts down 680 coal mines, add 200 Mtpa new capacity in 2018

2019-03-28 14:00:08 General sxcoal.com

China had 4,383 coal mines all over the country by the end of 2018, showed data from the National Energy Administration in an announc...

China Jan-Feb industrial profits down 14%

2019-03-27 17:25:48 General sxcoal.com

Profits of China's industrial firms fell 14% year-on-year to 708 billion yuan ($105 billion) in January-February, showed data from th...

Hebei to strengthen coal storage and transport capacity through establishing centers

2019-03-27 08:46:04 General sxcoal.com

Northern China's Hebei province planned to set up at least one large closed coal storage center for each city with districts by the e...

Weekly China coal market news summary (Mar 18 – Mar 22)

2019-03-22 17:34:13 General sxcoal.com

China's top 3 provinces contribute 68% of raw coal output in Jan-Feb China's three largest coal bases produced 68% of the coun...

China fixed-asset investment up 6.1% in Jan-Feb

2019-03-14 16:00:31 General sxcoal.com

China's fixed-asset investment (FAI) grew 6.1% year on year in the first two months of this year, with the growth rate up 0.2 percent...

More action coming to promote SOE upgrades, reshuffling

2019-03-11 08:51:38 General,  Policy,  Environmental Protection chinadaily.com.cn

More measures to promote structural optimization and reshuffling for China's State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are in the pipeline, said...

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1 Daqin Railway Q1 net profit slides 4.06% on yr 2019-04-25

Daqin Railway Co., Ltd, the operator of China's largest coal-dedicated rail line Daqin, said in a quarterly report on April 24 that its net profit slid 4.06% year on year to 4.01 billion yuan ($596.2

2 China Coal Daily Track (Apr 25) 2019-04-25

Thermal coal Production area Coal supply still fell short of the demand in major production areas. In Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia, the control of "sales tickets" was still harsh. Some miners fou

3 China import thermal coal further rises as buying may emerge 2019-04-25

Overseas thermal coal prices further gained upward momentum after the first rebound a day earlier in Chinese import market, as participants generally foresaw renewed buying activity from domestic util

4 Coal traders suspend trades amid high cost and weak demand 2019-04-25

Some traders held up on thermal coal sales at northern ports as the cost of shipments have beaten the current sales prices, and utilities have low buying appetites. One Qinhuangdao-based

5 Chinese offcial appeals coal mines to waive "night shifts" 2019-04-25

In a working conference earlier this month, the leader of China's National Coal Mine Safety Administration Huang Yuzhi called for coal companies to cancel "night shifts" to ensure miners' safety and h

6 Chinese spot thermal coal may regain strength in May, traders 2019-04-25

Chinese spot thermal coal market is expected to regain strength in May, said some traders, in the light of firm prices at production bases, a structural supply shortage and utilities' potential in-adv

7 Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in Mar 2019-04-24

Profitability of Chinese coal mines strengthened in March, showed monitoring data from industry portal sxcoal.com on major thermal coal and coking coal mining areas in northern production provinces.

8 China Coal Q1 net profit up 10.7% YoY 2019-04-24

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, listed arm of China National Coal Group, reaped a net profit of 1.54 billion yuan ($229 million) in the first quarter ended March 31, increasing 10.7% from the previous yea

9 China Coal Daily Track (Apr 24) 2019-04-24

Thermal coal Production area Running low of "sales tickets", or production/sales quotas, a number of coal miners in Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia stopped sales or production, leading to a tigh

10 Coal trading remains dull at N China ports despite price fall 2019-04-24

Thermal coal trading remained sluggish at northern China ports even after traders lowered offer prices. Unlike low-sulfur coal, of which a few deals were concluded, high-sulfur cargoes were hard to fi

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1 Mongolia coal exports surge 15 pct in Q1 after China Australia ban 2019-04-15

Mongolia's coal exports rose 15% on the year to 7.8 million tonnes in the first quarter, according to official data published on April 15, with the country benefiting from customs delays impeding impo

2 S. Korea Mar thermal coal imports hit at least 7-yr low 2019-04-15

South Korea's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) slumped to at least a seven-year low, at 6.05 million tonnes in March, plunging 32.09% from a year ago and 26.68% from

3 Weekly global coal market news summary (Apr 15 – Apr 19) 2019-04-19

Attractive prices bolster Australian coal buying in China Chines buyers increased purchases of Australian thermal coal due to its "super cheap" prices as compared to Chinese domestic coal, e

4 Weekly China coal market news summary (Apr 15 – Apr 19) 2019-04-19

China lowers rail coal freight rates for some routes to boost shipments China Railway Corporation, the rail regulator in China, has informed some local bureaus to reduce freight rates for coal a

5 China's Mar crude steel output up 10% YoY 2019-04-17

China's crude steel production rose 10% on the year to 80.33 million tonnes in March, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 17. Daily crude steel production av

6 China Mar raw coal output up 2.7% YoY, NBS 2019-04-17

China's raw coal output rose 2.7% year on year to 298.35 million tonnes in March, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 17. Daily raw coal output in March stoo

7 China's Mar power generation up 5.4% on yr 2019-04-17

China generated 569.8 TWh of electricity in March, up 5.4% from a year earlier, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 17. The growth rate was 2.5 percen

8 Coal India to ask power plants to cut coal imports 2019-04-19

Surge in coal imports has now forced Coal India Ltd (CIL) to start meeting power producers individually from today and find ways to help them reduce their dependence on imports. "ln order

9 China Mar thermal coal imports halve YoY 2019-04-23

China's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) slumped 45.77% year on year to 6.79 million tonnes in March, showed data from the General Administration of Customs on April 23.

10 China Coal Mar commercial coal production & sales surge YoY 2019-04-16

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., listed arm of China National Coal Group, announced late April 15 that both production and sales of commercial coal shot up in March. The company's coal produc

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1 China's coking coal prices to remain high in 2019, Fenwei 2019-04-12

Prices of coking coal, especially premium hard coking coal, are likely to remain at high levels in China this year, predicted Sarah Liu, vice president of Fenwei Energy Information Services, at the 9t

2 China's spot thermal coal outlook dims on weak demand 2019-04-15

Participants were broadly pessimistic for China's spot thermal coal prices in the coming weeks. Some believed there lacks a firm strength for further pickups while some others anticipated a fallback.

3 Australian thermal coal ticks up on increased buying from Chinese traders 2019-04-11

Chinese traders' buying sentiment heated up for Australian thermal coal, as they eye a supply gap of premium quality coal – mainly grades with high calorific value and low sulfur content – in domestic

4 Australian thermal coal firms up; Indonesian coal stable 2019-04-12

Australian premium thermal coal has regained popularity in Chinese seaborne import market since it hit a two-year-plus low on March 25, despite that buying demand was mainly from traders for speculati

5 Demand for premium coke expected to rise in China, CISA official 2019-04-11

Chinese steel makers will have increasing appetite for premium quality coke in the future, as the country further tightens environmental measures to improve air quality, said an official with the Chin

6 Chinese traders hold up thermal coal offers for clearer sign 2019-04-16

Lots of Chinese traders stopped giving offers for thermal coal at northern ports at the start of this week, awaiting some clearer signs of the future direction. These suppliers that have

7 China Coal Daily Track (Apr 11) 2019-04-11

Thermal coal Production area Seven state-owned coal mines lowered prices by 10-20 yuan/t in Shaanxi's Yulin to boost sales, but at least three other mines adjusted up prices by 5-10 yuan/t due

8 China thermal coal market range-bound; wait-and-see sentiment lingers 2019-04-17

Thermal coal market held range-bound at northern China ports, with provisional declines occurring in the past couple of days following over one week's uptick. On April 16, the Fenwei CCI

9 Chinese firms lift Australian coal orders, as curbs tipped to end 2019-04-17

Chinese private power companies have started to buy contracts for Australian thermal coal, which could signal an end to China's import restrictions that have sent prices plummeting. Earli

10 Australian coal clearance delays may drag on amid China's stricter policy, sources 2019-04-10

It was presumed that Australian coal would take the hardest hit in the rest months of this year after some reliable sources revealed China looks to cap 2019 total coal imports at the 2018-level in an

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