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Guangdong ports halt coal operation during typhoon hit

2018-09-18 15:30:00 Ports

Ports in all major areas of Southern China's Guangdong have also been temporarily suspended during the super typhoon "Mangkhut" arriv...

Indian state ports' Aug coal imports up 34.21% on yr

2018-09-14 09:05:00 Import & Export,  Ports

India's 12 major government-owned ports imported 12.49 million tonnes of coal in August, up 34.21% year on year but down 2.6% from ...

China's QHD port controls rail coal receivals amid anti-smog move

2018-09-07 14:32:00 Ports,  Thermal Coal

Qinhuangdao port, the busiest coal transfer hub in northern China and a barometer of thermal coal market, began controlling coal reve...

China's Jan-Aug coal imports from Russia surge 77% at N border crossings

2018-09-05 17:50:00 Import & Export,  Ports

Northern China's railway border crossings – Manzhouli and Suifenhe – registered a surge in coal imports from the neighboring Russia t...

China's Caofeidian port imposes further measures to boost coal circulation

2018-09-03 16:27:00 Policy,  Ports

Caofeidian port, one of the four coal transfer ports in northern China's Bohai Bay, decided to re-impose additional storage fees on f...

Huanghua port Jul coal unloadings up 9.1% on yr

2018-08-31 11:47:00 Ports,  Inland Shipment

A total of 18.01 million tonnes of coal was unloaded at Huanghua port in northern China's Hebei province in July, up by 9.1% year o...

China Jul coal imports from Newcastle terminals slump 34.2% MoM

2018-08-30 08:46:00 Import & Export,  Ports,  International

China imported 1.03 million tonnes of coal from Australian Newcastle terminals (Carrington and Kooragang) in July, edging up 0.67% fr...

Tangshan port H1 coal handling up by 17.2% YoY

2018-08-27 11:43:00 Ports

Tangshan port posted a strong year-on-year growth of 17.2% in its coal handling to 39.69 million tonnes in the first half of this yea...

China's import coking coal flops as port transport capacity tightens

2018-08-27 11:19:00 Price,  Ports,  Coking Coal

The volume of concluded transactions of spot import coking coal flopped at northern ports in China as truck transport was strictly co...

Vessel queue tumbles at Chinese N ports for thermal coal loading

2018-08-23 14:37:00 Viewpoint,  Ports,  Thermal Coal

Coal ships posted a big decrease this week at China's northern ports in the Bohai Bay. Less new vessels came in after those previousl...

China's top six coastal power utilities see declines in coal use, stocks

2018-08-20 17:32:00 Ports,  Thermal Power

China's six major coastal power utilities saw drops in both coal consumption and stocks, due mainly to decreased power consumption an...

Ganqimaodu coal imports reach 10.03 mln T

2018-08-16 08:39:00 Import & Export,  Ports

Ganqimaodu border crossing saw its coal imports reach 10.03 million tonnes as of August 7 this year, showed data from border statisti...

China coastal coal freights marching as market improves

2018-08-15 11:29:00 Price,  Ports,  Seaborne Shipment

China coastal coal freight rates keep marching as market transaction showed sign of improvement. On August 14, Chi...

China's QHD port posts ten consecutive days of coal stock decline

2018-08-15 10:09:00 Price,  Ports,  Thermal Coal

Qinhuangdao port in North China's Bohai bay posted decline of thermal coal stocks for ten consecutive days, due mainly to faster grow...

Indian state ports' Jul coal imports up 27.61% on yr

2018-08-13 08:56:00 Import & Export,  Ports,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal

India's 12 major government-owned ports imported 12.82 million tonnes of coal in July, down 2.1% from June but up 27.61% year on ye...

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1 Australian miner New Hope says coal prices to push higher 2018-09-18

Australian miner New Hope Corp on September 18 said thermal coal prices would push higher in coming months, extending a rise that helped boost its profits in the last financial year. The

2 Dozens of miners raised coal prices by 5-15 yuan/t in Shaanxi's Yulin 2018-09-18

Dozens of miners were synchronously raising coal prices in Yulin city since September 16, northwestern China's Shaanxi province, backed by robust pre-winter restocking in Northeastern China.

3 Guangdong ports halt coal operation during typhoon hit 2018-09-18

Ports in all major areas of Southern China's Guangdong have also been temporarily suspended during the super typhoon "Mangkhut" arrival. The No. 22 typhoon of this year made landfall on t

4 China Coal Daily Track (Sep 18) 2018-09-18

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal prices edged down 10-20 yuan/t in Yuyang district of Yulin city, Shaanxi province, due to fewer trucks coming to mines for loading; prices wer

5 China Coal Energy Aug PE output inches up but sales down 2018-09-18

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., one listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 67,000 tonnes of polyethylene (PE) in August, up 6.3% year on year, said the company in a statement on September 14.

6 China Coal Energy Aug coal output edges up on yr to 6.54 Mt 2018-09-18

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., one listed subsidiary of China National Coal Group, produced 6.54 million tonnes of coal in August, edging up 0.8% from a year ago, said the company in a report on S

7 Indonesian coal price remains steady, trades sparse 2018-09-18

Indonesian thermal coal prices held steady at the beginning of this week, with offers of low-CV coals to Chinese buyers almost unchanged from late last week. The market looked quite lukew

8 QHD coal stocks rise amid restrictions on outbound shipment 2018-09-18

Coal stocks at China's leading transfer port of Qinhuangdao edged higher, as outbound shipment has been limited by local government authorities for environmental purpose, traders said. Da

9 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2018-09-18

With some coke producers starting to accept the drop of purchase price for metallurgical coke proposed by steel mills in Hebei and Shandong last week, the feast for Chinese coke market came to an en

10 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2018-09-18

Spot prices of thermal coal were generally on a gentle upward track at northern China ports in the week ending September 17, supported by resilient purchase by some industrial plants and higher delive

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1 China's Aug coal imports rise 13.49% on yr 2018-09-10

China's coal imports climbed by 13.49% from a year earlier to 28.68 million tonnes in August, showed data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on September 8. The impo

2 China Aug coal exports skyrocket 710% on yr 2018-09-10

China's coal exports reached 486,000 tonnes in August, surging 710% on the year and 14.35% on the month, showed data released by the General Administration of Customs on September 8.

3 China mulls flexible output curbs in heavy industries this winter, sources 2018-09-13

China is considering allowing its northern provinces to decide individual output cuts by heavy industries including steel to rein in emissions during the winter, sources said. This

4 Power plants set to retire by 2032 consumed 10% of U.S. coal in H1 2018-09-10

Of the 330.6 million tonnes of coal produced from eight U.S. coal regions in the first half 2018, at least 33.6 million tonnes, or 10.2%, was delivered to U.S. power plants that are scheduled to retir

5 Qatargas agrees on 22-year LNG supply deal with China 2018-09-11

Qatargas said on September 10 that it had agreed on a 22-year deal with PetroChina International Co, a unit of PetroChina Co, to supply China with around 3.4 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (L

6 China may officially roll out 2018-19 air pollution control plan before Oct, sources 2018-09-14

China may officially roll out 2018-19 air pollution control plan targeting major northern cities before October, sources reported. Such a plan is still in the making and has yet to

7 CIL, SCCL offer power firms option to swap fuel sources 2018-09-11

Coal India (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) are offering independent power producers the option of swapping their sources of fuel supply to cut the cost of transportation and generation.

8 China's Aug iron ore imports slip as smog curbs hit steel mills 2018-09-11

China's imports of steelmaking raw material iron ore fell slightly in August from the previous month, showed customs data, hit by output curbs on steel mills as the government battles pollution.

9 China Aug gas imports up 37.3pct YoY on surging demand 2018-09-10

China saw its natural gas imports ramp up 37.3% on the year and 5.3% on the month to 7.77 million tonnes in August, showed customs data released on September 8. The demand from the world'

10 Australian coal exports hit record high on strong demand in Asia 2018-09-12

Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) data released on September 11 revealed that the value of thermal coal exports rose 14% in July to 2.45 billion Australian dollars (1.74 billion U.S. dollars).

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1 China makes great strides in coal industry, official 2018-09-04

China has made great strides in the coal industry and tremendous changes have taken place in the past 40 years since the reform and opening-up, said one official with the China National Coal Associati

2 China's seaborne coal freight rates stabilizing following declines 2018-09-07

China's seaborne coal freight rates are stabilizing these days following declines, and a growing number of cargoes needed to be shipped from September 4 amid increased demand. Besides, shipping

3 Chinese traders concern about near-term import coal market despite price recovery 2018-09-03

Chinese traders are not so optimistic about the import thermal coal market in spite of a recent recovery in prices driven by stabilizing domestic market. One trader reported he signed a d

4 Chinese coal traders stick to firm offers despite weakening market sentiment 2018-09-03

Traders engaged in thermal coal business at China's Bohai-rim ports stuck to their offer prices, in spite of a downtrend amid tepid buying demand from coal-fired power plants late last week.

5 High cost props up coal prices at N Chinese ports 2018-09-11

Chinese thermal coal market gained strength at the beginning of this week from stiff prices at production areas, which, plus transport fees, pushed coal prices up at northern ports. The m

6 China's spot coal market softens after large miner's contract price cuts 2018-09-04

China's spot thermal coal market softened slightly on September 3, as bearish sentiment was growing quickly after China National Investment Corporation (CHN Energy) lowered its monthly term contract p

7 Import coal still lacks strength in China; import restriction yet to be relaxed 2018-09-04

Although the global coal prices have moved up, Chinese buyers remained prudent toward import thermal coal this week, affected by import restriction policy, poor demand from utilities and other factors

8 China import thermal coal prices steadily rise to track domestic upturn 2018-09-10

Prices of import thermal coal offered to Chinese buyers continued to inch up late last week, aligning with recent upturns in China's domestic market. The uptick seen in Indonesian coal wa

9 Chinese thermal coal market in stalemate; traders bet on pre-winter restocking 2018-09-05

Chinese spot thermal coal market was largely stable at Bohai-rim ports following a slight retreat a day earlier, as optimistic traders held prices firm on pre-winter utility restocking while buyers re

10 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2018-09-04

Spot prices of thermal coal again trended down at northern China ports late last week after a short-lived rebound that lasted one week or so, dragged mainly by weaker utility purchase. Yet coal market