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N Queensland Dec coal export hits 11-mth high

2021-01-12 09:23:57 Import & Export,  Ports,  International

Coal exports from three terminals of North Queensland in Australia hit an 11-month high in December, showed the latest data from Nort...

China's coastal coal freight rates tick up on firm demand

2021-01-12 08:44:14 Ports,  Seaborne Shipment

Coal shipping rates on China's coastal sea routes ticked up in the week (January 4-8) due to firmer demand for coal-fired power gen...

Coal inventory falls at Qinhuangdao as frigid temperature curtails inbound delivery

2021-01-11 11:50:47 Ports,  Thermal Coal

Coal inventory at China's key transfer port of Qinhuangdao declined last week, as unusually cold temperature dragged down rail inboun...

Huanghua port's coal shipments hit a record high of 198.59 Mt so far in 2020

2020-12-23 17:25:02 General,  Ports

Huanghua port's coal shipments as of December 20 this year reached a record high of 198.59 million tonnes, exceeding the annual targe...

China's coastal coal freight rates continue to surge on strong demand

2020-12-21 09:38:40 Ports

Coal shipping rates on China's coastal sea routes surged further on strong shipping demand for restocking of coal by coastal power ...

QHD, Huanghua ports Nov coal handling accelerates on winter restocking

2020-12-16 11:50:28 Ports,  Seaborne Shipment

Qinhuangdao and Huanghua ports, two major transfer ports in northern China, saw coal handling accelerate in November alongside the in...

Qinhuangdao coal stocks falling as inbound shipments lags behind outbound

2020-12-14 20:55:02 General,  Ports,  Seaborne Shipment

Coal inventory at China's Qinhuangdao port showed a downward trend last week (December 7-11) after fluctuating narrowly around 5 mill...

Rizhao port coal handling hits a 34-yr record since opening

2020-11-18 11:59:02 Ports

Rizhao port witnessed its coal handling exceed 21.5 million tonnes as of November 16 this year, climbing up 23% year on year, the hig...

Newcastle coal terminal recovering after 'abnormal' storm

2020-11-18 10:43:43 Ports,  International

Workers are still dealing with the trail of destruction at Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) terminal, after a severe thunde...

Qinhuangdao coal stocks remain around 5Mt after Daqin's maintenance

2020-11-17 15:02:53 Ports

Coal stocks at Qinhuangdao, a major coal transfer port in northern China, remained around 5 million tonnes two weeks after the end of...

Gladstone Oct coal exports to China pick up, but still at 2nd lowest this yr

2020-11-06 11:25:17 Import & Export,  Ports,  International

Australian coal exports to China from Gladstone climbed up in October from a month earlier, but remained the second lowest this year,...

Coal railings to QHD port drops to nearly one-mth low

2020-11-05 10:08:56 Ports

Coal railings to Qinhuangdao port, a leading transfer port for coal to southern end users, dropped to nearly one-month low of 423,000...

Coal inventories fluctuate narrowly at QHD port

2020-10-26 11:25:19 Production & Sales,  Ports,  Thermal Coal

Coal stocks at Qinhuangdao port kept fluctuating around 5 million tonnes last week, as rising inflows and outflows roughly stroke a b...

Canada Ridley Terminals Sep coal exports drop nearly 5% MoM

2020-10-19 10:32:59 Import & Export,  Ports,  International

Coal exports from Ridley Terminals came in at 912,800 tonnes in September, down 10.7% from the year prior and falling 4.8% from Augus...

QHD coal inventory falls to 1-mth low amid Daqin maintenance

2020-10-09 10:32:50 Production & Sales,  Ports

Coal stockpiles at Qinhuangdao port fell quickly to one-month-plus low of 4.94 million tonnes on the third day of maintenance to Daqi...

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1 Spot thermal coal prices slump further at N China ports; vessel shipping rates fall 2021-01-22

China's domestic spot thermal coal prices continued pulling back at northern trading ports, as the worst period for winter heating has come to an end. Coastal power plants took a break of spot purchas

2 Red-hot coke market boosts coking coal price hikes in China 2021-01-22

China's red-hot coke market kept giving a firm boost to premium coking coal prices, as coking plants continued active coal restocking to feed coke ovens and keep lucrative production after 14 rounds o

3 Japan Dec thermal coal down nearly 14% on yr 2021-01-22

Japan's thermal coal imports in December fell 13.8% on the year to 9.26 million tonnes, according to preliminary statistics from its Ministry of Finance. December's thermal coal imports w

4 Mongolia coal output falls 20.3% on yr in 2020, exports down 21.7% 2021-01-22

Mongolia's coal output fell visibly last year as exports towards its largest buyer China got subdued by border cut-offs and other measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The landlock

5 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 22) 2021-01-22

Thermal coal Production area Thermal coal market at main production areas stayed red-hot, with buys from power, chemical and cement plants resilient and coal delivery to railway stations

6 Indonesian thermal coal prices stop rising as demand eases 2021-01-22

Indonesian spot thermal coal prices saw a tranquil session on January 21 with offer prices somewhat retreating from the last few days' gains, as Chinese demand declined. Offers of Indones

7 China's domestic thermal coal prices drift lower on softened demand 2021-01-21

Declines accelerated in the Chinese domestic thermal coal market as end buyers pull backed and waited on the fence for clarity of further market developments. In the following 10 days (Ja

8 Australia may face tougher time as top met coal buyers shift focus 2021-01-21

Australia, a leading metallurgical coal supplier, is likely to face tougher time as its top two importers – India and China – are both looking to diversify source markets amid rising concerns over sup

9 China Dec coal imports from Australia plunge to zero as restrictions still bites 2021-01-21

China didn't let any coal cargoes from Australia pass the customs clearance in December, whereas imports from other major sources like Indonesia and Russia increased sharply, according to data from th

10 Shanxi restores to largest coal producer in China after four years 2021-01-21

Northern China's Shanxi province regained its position as the largest coal producer in the country after overtaking Inner Mongolia, another key hub that topped the country in 2016-19. In

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1 Indonesia to charge higher coal, gold mining royalties trying to enhance revenue 2021-01-18

Indonesia plans to adjust up royalty rate on coal and gold in an attempt to boost state revenues after prices of the commodities have recovered, Reuters reported citing an Indonesian official on Janua

2 China's power generation further gathers pace in Dec 2021-01-18

China's power generation continued gathering pace in December, delivering a robust growth of 9.1% year on year to 727.7 TWh, expanding by 2.3 percentage points from a month ago, showed data from the N

3 China's Dec coal output up 3.2% on yr, but helps little to shortage 2021-01-18

China's coal output in December kept growing for the sixth month in a row and remained above year-ago level, but still insufficient to solve a shortage that has led to sharp rise in spot prices.

4 China Dec coke production up 1.2% YoY 2021-01-18

China's coke output increased 1.2% from a year ago to 39.72 million tonnes in December, although the year-on-year growth narrowed 3.3 percentage points from the preceding month, according to official

5 China Coal Dec commercial coal output up 14.6% YoY, sales up 6.9% YoY 2021-01-18

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 8.57 million tonnes of commercial coal in December, rising 14.6% year on year, the miner said in a statement recently.

6 China's new coal-fired power capacity up 27.4% in 2020, lags behind renewables 2021-01-21

China added about 56.37 GW of coal-fired power generation capacity in 2020, rising 27.4% compared with a year ago, showed data from the National Energy Administration. However, the growth

7 China 2020 power consumption up 3.1% on yr 2021-01-20

China's power consumption in 2020 increased 3.1% on the year, as the growth driven by strong economy growth and higher-than-usual winter household heating more than offset the decline during the coron

8 India intends to source coking coal from Mongolia 2021-01-21

India is considering sourcing coking coal from Mongolia for domestic steel companies, a government official said on January 19, media reported. During an online meeting between India's st

9 Hebei launches green channels for road coal transport after virus lockdown 2021-01-19

Northern China's Hebei province announced 28 inter-provincial highways to facilitate inbound coal shipments by truck from major production areas in a bid to ensure sufficient energy supply, after the

10 Vietnam 2020 coal imports hit a record high 2021-01-20

Vietnam's coal import surged 25% on the year to 54.81 million tonnes in the year 2020, hitting a record high, showed preliminary data from the Vietnam customs authority. The country impor

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1 China's benchmark thermal coal prices near all-time high 2021-01-12

Growing heating demand and low availability have pushed up thermal coal prices quickly at China's northern transfer ports, with a few transactions sealed above 1,000 yuan/t, a high level only behind t

2 China may consider easing curbs on Australian coal imports, sources 2021-01-13

Market observers speculated China could consider easing restrictions on coal imports from Australia in the near term after domestic thermal coal prices soared further on sustained supply crunch.

3 China's thermal coal prices spike to highest levels in history 2021-01-15

After surging at an unexpected speed for two weeks since the New Year's Day, China's domestic spot thermal coal prices reached new highs, surpassing previous records that have been held since 2008.

4 China boosts Russian coal imports after ban on Australian supply 2021-01-12

China is building a stronger cooperation with neighboring Russia on coal and other fossil fuels after it informally blocked off imports from Australia due to a deteriorating political relation.

5 China's coal seaborne arrivals fall 7.7% in 2020: Kpler 2021-01-13

China's receipts of seaborne coal in 2020 shed 7.7% from a year ago as a strong rebound in the last two months failed to offset the steep decline in earlier months, Kpler's cargo-tracking data showed.

6 Will China ease its ban on Australian coal imports after new COVID-19 cases? 2021-01-12

Truck inbound delivery of thermal coal towards northern China's Hebei province has been suspended as new COVID-19 cases found last week forced the province into lockdown. As domestic supply has been c

7 Chinese purchases driving up Indonesian thermal coal prices 2021-01-14

Indonesian thermal coal prices extended gains in the Chinese seaborne import market as end users continued restocking in a rush amid poor availability and high prices of domestic coal. Pu

8 China's coking coal sales improve on eased road transport curbs 2021-01-11

Coking coal sales have improved in China alongside eased road transport restrictions previously imposed for environmental concerns, which quickly boosted stock liquidity at mines and injected more vit

9 China's coking coal prices further jump; trucking cost higher 2021-01-13

China's coking coal market gained further upward momentum from supply shortage and strong buying appetite from end users, with prices of primary coking coal, gas coal and 1/3 coking coal up by 20-70 y

10 China's thermal coal keeps upward momentum amid further supply tightness 2021-01-14

Spot prices of thermal coal saw another bullish session at China's northern trading hubs, as supply was further crimped at some major production places after new coronavirus cases were found. Strength