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Bohai-rim ports Jul coal transport drops 5.2pct MoM

2017-08-15 08:49:00 Ports,  Ocean-carriage,  Thermal Coal

Eight transfer ports in Bohai-rim region transported a total 54.4 million tonnes of coal in July, decreasing 3 million tonnes or 5.2%...

Rizhao port H1 coal shipments add 41.2pct on yr

2017-08-11 15:29:00 Ports,  Ocean-carriage

Rizhao port transported 8.66 million tonnes of coal in the first haof of this year, adding 41.2% from a year earlier, showed data fro...

Suifenhe border crossing Jan-Jul coal imports at 0.64 mln T

2017-08-09 08:30:00 Import & Export,  Ports

Suifenhe border crossing at northeastern China's Heilongjiang province, one major channel for imports of Russian coal, imported 640,0...

China's QHD port coal stocks hit five-mth high

2017-08-08 09:51:00 Ports

Coal stocks at Qinhuangdao port, one major transfer port of the fuel in northern China, hit a five-month high of 6.03 million tonnes ...

Shandong ports H1 coal imports down 24.7pct on yr

2017-08-08 08:42:00 Import & Export,  Ports

Shandong ports imported 6.52 million tonnes of coal (lignite included) in the first half of this year, sliding 24.7% year on year. ...

Australia's Port Kembla Coal Terminal Jul exports down 12% from Jun

2017-08-02 11:09:00 Import & Export,  Ports,  International

Australia's Port Kembla Coal Terminal (PKCT) shipped 494,942 tonnes of coal in July, dropping 12% from 562,890 tonnes in June, Platts...

Tianjin port coal market share down to 14.2% in H1

2017-08-02 08:46:00 Ports

Tianjin port, once a main coal delivery hub in northern China, saw its market share of coal shipment by northern ports slide to 14.2%...

Thermal coal trades sparse at south China ports; prices stable

2017-07-28 14:12:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Ports,  Thermal Coal

Thermal coal trades were sparse at southern China ports, due mainly to rather high offer prices. Port traders were leery of buying an...

Increased shipment demand poses challenge for N. China ports

2017-07-25 15:18:00 Ports

China's northern ports faced great challenge in handling coal, as utilities were actively taking the material to meet rising power de...

China's thermal coal market may face downside correction

2017-07-14 18:18:00 Viewpoint,  Ports

China's domestic thermal coal market, which has recently been on the rise amid supply constraints and strong power demand, may start ...

Hot thermal coal market draws up seaborne freights

2017-07-14 14:51:00 Price,  Ports,  Ocean-carriage

Chinese ship owners on major domestic seaborne coal-dedicated lines increased their freights, as coal demand from utilities went stra...

Chinese demand helps boost demand for Queensland coking coal

2017-07-13 15:36:00 Ports,  International,  Coking Coal

Australia Queensland port's dominant commodity coking coal is back in demand again with its price spiking to $153/t in recent weeks, ...

Huanghua to ban truck coal delivery from late-Sep

2017-07-10 08:35:00 Ports

Coal transport by diesel truck will be forbidden at Huanghua port in Hebei province starting from the end of September,in order to re...

China's QHD port coal stocks on the rise in early Jul

2017-07-07 09:10:00 Ports

Coal stocks at China's benchmark Qinhuangdao port continued to increase in July, with stockpiles reaching 5.72 million tonnes by July...

China Jun coal imports from Australia PWCS terminals down 33% on mth

2017-07-04 14:14:00 Import & Export,  Ports,  International

Australian coal exports from the Port Waratah Coal Services terminals (Carrington and Kooragang) at Newcastle port to China were tumb...

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1 China's customs clearance prolonged for Mongolian coal 2017-08-16

The customs clearance for Mongolian coking coal imported into China has been prolonged since the Naadam Festival in Mongolia in mid-July. It now takes at least one month to finish customs

2 China to integrate coal and power resources to cut overcapacity 2017-08-15

Chinese government bodies are pushing restructuring in the field of coal and electric power so as to fend off coal-fired power overcapacity, according to a statement released on the official website o

3 World's largest floating solar farm starts operation in Anhui 2017-08-15

A gigantic 40-MW floating solar farm has started generating power in Huainan, a coal-rich city in eastern China's Anhui province, which could power about 15,000 households a year. More th

4 Thermal coal prices remain range-bound in Inner Mongolia 2017-08-15

Thermal coal prices generally stayed a plateau in China's coal production base of Inner Mongolia, with a slight fluctuation of 5-10 yuan/t. Miners reported sales and stock situation remained almost th

5 China coal bases expedite high-quality capacity release 2017-08-15

China's top coal producing provinces are speeding up releasing of high-quality mining capacity recently, in response to the call of the National Development and Reform Commission, aiming to address cu

6 Shanxi to auction off some CBM prospecting and mining rights this yr 2017-08-15

China's coal-rich Shanxi province is expected to auction off a batch of prospecting and mining rights for coal-bed methane (CBM) within the year, said the Shanxi Provincial Department of Land and Reso

7 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2017-08-15

China's met coke market continued to keep buoyant last week. Major coke producers' fifth price hike since late June has been basically accepted by steel mills, which are enjoying huge profit and have

8 China halts building of coal power plants 2017-08-15

China is holding back from building new coal-fired power plants to avoid risks of overcapacity and promote a clean energy mix. A total of 150 GW of new coal power generation capacity will

9 China ups pressure on North Korea with ban on coal imports 2017-08-15

China announced it will halt part of imports from North Korea on August 14, as it implemented a package of sanctions passed by the United Nations Security Council on August 6. China will

10 UK Jun thermal coal imports fall to 5-mth low 2017-08-14

The UK imported 156,726 tonnes of thermal coal in June, the lowest amount since January, according to customs data released late August 10. The June total was down 35% from May but up 102

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1 China Jul coke exports down 1.37% MoM 2017-08-08

China exported 0.72 million tonnes of coke and semi-coke in July, dipping 1.37% from the month prior and 34.55% from the year-ago level, according to the data from the General Administration of Custom

2 China Shenhua, GD Power not resume trading as expected 2017-08-07

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd. and GD Power Development Co., Ltd. didn't resume stock trading as expected since two months ago amid merger matters of their parent companies ‒ Shenhua Group and China G

3 Coal India to halve offer under e-auction 2017-08-08

Coal India has decided to halve its offer under e-auction from 300 million tonnes during 2016-17 to around 150 million tonnes this year, which will increase supply to fuel-starved power plants, the Ec

4 Xinjiang solar power curtailment rate down to 25.7% in H1 2017-08-07

Solar power idled decreased to 1.65 TWh in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in the first half of this year, with curtailment rate down to 25.7% from 31.8% a year earlier, said Xin

5 China coal-fired power plant issues green bonds 2017-08-07

A power producer in the city of Tianjin has issued "green bonds" worth 1 billion yuan ($150 million) to finance a 2,000-MW coal-fired power plant, a move slammed by an environmental group for divertin

6 Chinese coal producers report better profits in H1 2017-08-07

Coal producers in China have reported impressive profits for the first half of this year, Xinhua News Agency reported on August 7. Of China's 37 listed coal companies, more than half have

7 US Jun coal exports total 6.6 mln T, up 34.7% on yr 2017-08-07

US coal exports totaled 6.6 million tonnes in June, up 1% from May and 34.7% from the same month a year ago, according to US Census data released on August 4. For the first six months of

8 U.S. submits formal notice of withdrawal from Paris climate pact 2017-08-07

The U.S. State Department has officially informed the United Nations it will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement in a document issued on July 4, but left the door open to re-engaging if the term

9 Yancoal shareholder lodges complaint over raising for $2.69 billion Rio coal deal 2017-08-09

Hedge fund Senrigan Capital Management has asked Australian regulators to intervene in Yancoal Australia's efforts to fund its $2.69 billion purchase of the Coal & Allied division of Rio Tinto, sa

10 China Jul PPI up 5.5pct on yr 2017-08-09

China's producer price index rose 5.5% from a year earlier and up 0.2% from a month ago in July, showed data released by the statistics bureau on August 9. Soaring prices of commodities s

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1 China's coal imports soar as India's stumble in Jul 2017-08-04

China's imports of coal from the seaborne market surged again in July, providing a stark contrast to a fourth consecutive monthly decline for India, said Clyde Russell, one columnist with Reuters in a

2 Chinese state planer calls for vigorous coal supply for utilities 2017-08-11

Chinese state planner the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said it will take vigorous measures to secure coal supply for power plants, as rallying coal prices and tight supply have ar

3 China coastal thermal coal prices fluctuate at high level 2017-08-02

Thermal coal prices hovered at high level at China's northern ports, buoyed by strong coal burn at utilities and short supply from mines. Coal stockpiles at power plants under the six coa

4 China thermal coal market shows signs of stabilization 2017-08-10

Thermal coal prices showed signs of stabilization in China after rising for four weeks, as market players expected demand from utilities to gradually cool off amid fading heatwave. Trader

5 China traders uphold thermal coal prices amid wait-and-see sentiment 2017-08-11

Most traders opted to uphold thermal coal prices in China amid solid demand from inland utilities, yet there's a growing wait-and-see sentiment on worries of slide in utility coal burn as the weather

6 China's six coastal utilities coal stocks hit 3-mth low 2017-08-11

China's six major coastal power utilities saw their coal stocks keep going down since entering August when air conditioners were still exhaling cold air. On August 10, data sho

7 China coal bases expedite high-quality capacity release 2017-08-15

China's top coal producing provinces are speeding up releasing of high-quality mining capacity recently, in response to the call of the National Development and Reform Commission, aiming to address cu

8 China Coal Daily Track (Jul 29) 2017-07-31

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal prices continued to nudge up at major production bases, with sales heard favorable and basically no stocks at mines. The mine-mouth p

9 China's QHD port coal stocks hit five-mth high 2017-08-08

Coal stocks at Qinhuangdao port, one major transfer port of the fuel in northern China, hit a five-month high of 6.03 million tonnes on August 7, climbing 4.2% from the month prior, showed data from i

10 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 11) 2017-08-11

Thermal coal Domestic market Except a 10 yuan/t price rise for some salable coal grades, prices of most thermal coals remained stable in northern Shanxi, where miners reported low stocks