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Huanghua port handles 203.3 Mt coal in 2018

2019-01-04 16:37:40 Ports,  Seaborne Shipment

Huanghua port, a major coal hub in Bohai Bay in northern China, saw its coal handling reach 203.3 million tonnes in 2018, said operat...

Three Shandong ports ban coal trucking from Jan 1

2019-01-04 11:54:39 Ports,  Inland Shipment

Three ports in eastern China's Shandong province – Qingdao, Yantai and Rizhao – announced to ban coal trucking effective January 1, 2...

Rizhao port to raise port charges on coke in Jan

2018-12-27 17:10:24 Price,  Ports

The Third Harbor Company of Rizhao Port Co., Ltd in eastern China's Shandong province plans to adjust up port charges on coke in Janu...

Huanghua port ships a record 200 Mt seaborne coal

2018-12-26 08:59:34 Import & Export,  Ports

Emerging as China's second-largest coal hub, Huanghua port had shipped more coal than it ever has, surpassing 2 million tonnes so far...

Huaneng Taicang port to fine clients for overtime coal storage

2018-12-20 17:30:44 Policy,  Ports

Huaneng Taicang port in eastern China's Jiangsu province is going to fine clients 1 yuan/t per day if the time period of their coal s...

Will Huanghua surpass Qinhuangdao as China's largest coal hub?

2018-12-19 14:28:28 Viewpoint,  Ports

It is too early to draw a conclusion whether Huanghua (HH) port will replace Qinhuangdao (QHD) port as the largest coal hub in China ...

China Nov coal imports down 28.5% MoM from Newcastle terminals

2018-12-11 12:25:00 Import & Export,  Ports

China imported 948,200 tonnes of coal from Australian Newcastle terminals (Carrington and Kooragang) in November, rising 50.9% from...

Tangshan port Jan-Nov cargo handling exceeds 570 Mt

2018-12-10 10:23:00 Ports,  Seaborne Shipment

Tangshan port, located in southeastern coastal region of Tangshan city of Hebei province, registered total cargo handling of 572.32 m...

Seaborne coal trade business to gather around Caofeidian port

2018-12-07 10:56:00 Ports,  Seaborne Shipment

Northern China's Caofeidian, one of the fast growing deepwater coal ports in the country, is planning to draw in more coal trade proj...

Newcastle coal exports slide 28% in Nov on Chinese import ban

2018-12-06 08:32:00 Import & Export,  Ports,  International

Australian coal exports from the key harbour of Newcastle slid by 28% over the course of November to 7.1 million tonnes amid the star...

Newcastle thermal coal prices down 5.96% on mth

2018-12-04 09:22:00 Price,  Ports

Thermal coal price averaged $99.95/t at Newcastle, Australia's largest export port of the fuel, for the week ending November 30, up...

Coal shipment logs 3-yr rise in N China ports

2018-12-03 16:32:00 Ports,  Seaborne Shipment

The total coal shipment in northern China ports is estimated to reach 754 million tonnes in 2018, rising 28 million tonnes or up 3.86...

Many Chinese ports shut amid smoggy weather

2018-11-30 17:20:00 Ports,  Coking Coal

An array of Chinese ports have shut business temporarily due mainly to heavy smog in recent days, affecting delivery of major bulk co...

China Bohai-rim ports expect to ship 720 Mt coal this yr

2018-11-22 16:26:00 Ports,  Seaborne Shipment

Bohai-rim ports in northern China are expected to ship 720 million tonnes of coal this year, which would equal to a 6.34% increase co...

China steps up pushing "truck-to-train/ship" cargo transport at 3 coastal ports

2018-11-21 15:34:00 Ports

China decided to advance converting mass goods transportation from by truck to railway or waterway at three eastern coastal ports in ...

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1 Chinese thermal coal loses strength as poor demand bites 2019-01-24

Chinese spot thermal coal prices edged down after a week-long rise, indicting thin demand continued weighing on the market as support from the coal accident has faded. On January 23, the

2 Australian thermal coal further gains steam in China seaborne market 2019-01-24

Australian high-CV thermal coal further gained steam in Chinese seaborne import market in midweek, continuing an uptick started late last week backed by buying mainly from financially sound traders.

3 Henan Dec power output up 13% on yr 2019-01-24

Central China's Henan province generated 27.33 TWh of electricity in December, a 12.98% increase from a year ago, showed data from the local supervision office under the National Energy Administration

4 China's top 3 provinces contribute 69% of raw coal output in 2018 2019-01-23

Northern China's three largest coal bases produced 68.89% of the country's total raw coal in 2018, a further increased from 66.82% in 2017, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

5 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 23) 2019-01-23

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area In Shaanxi, coal prices climbed further as local supply remained tight amid production suspension at local mines. One miner has raised p

6 Shaanxi's Yulin urges steady coal supply during holiday and "two sessions" 2019-01-23

Yulin city, one major coal hub in northwestern China's Shaanxi province, urged in a notice that local mining companies to ensure steady coal supply during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday and the "

7 Chinese long-term coal contracts to decrease this year, sources 2019-01-23

Total volume of thermal coal supplied under long-term contracts to power groups is poised to fall visibly in China this year, data showed. Chinese utilities were less active in sign

8 Chinese spot thermal coal market cools down; traders caution post-holiday drops 2019-01-23

Chinese spot thermal coal market showed signs of cooling down, as factories are closing with the approaching Lunar New Year holiday and the mine accident effect is also dying down. On Jan

9 China import thermal coal prices at 2-mth high as sentiment heats up 2019-01-23

Prices of overseas thermal coal to be sold to China have climbed to a two-month high lately, as foreign miners stayed bullish on supply shrink and better demand from India, though Chinese buying inter

10 China Shenhua 2018 commercial coal output up 0.4% YoY 2019-01-23

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, a listed arm of China Energy Investment Corporation, produced 296.6 million tonnes of commercial coal in 2018, up 0.4% year on year, the company said in a statement issu

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1 More coal mines ordered to stop production in Shaanxi 2019-01-16

More coal mines are ordered to halt operation for rectification in Yulin city, northwestern China's Shaanxi province after a fatal accident in Shenmu on January 12. Coal mines with blasti

2 China 2018 coal imports up 3.9%, above expectations 2019-01-14

China imported a total 281.23 million tonnes of coal, lignite included, in 2018, customs data showed, failing to meet the government's earlier expectations of controlling at lose to the 2017 level.

3 China's coal remaining reserves & resources exceed 1.6 tln T 2019-01-17

China's remaining reserves & resources of coal reached 1.67 trillion tonnes by the end of 2017, according to a report issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources, up 4.3% from a year ago.

4 Ganqimaodu coal imports up 5.3% YoY in 2018 2019-01-16

Ganqimaodu border crossing in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region imported 18.07 million tonnes of Mongolian coal in 2018, up 5.3% from the year-ago level, showed data from the municipal

5 Weekly global coal market news summary (Jan 14 – Jan 18) 2019-01-18

India's ECL output at 33 mln T during Apr-Dec FY2018-19 Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL), a subsidiary of Coal India, said on January 17 it produced 32.9 million tonnes of coal in the first thre

6 China's "100-Mt coal producer club" expands to 7 in 2018 2019-01-17

Seven Chinese coal mining groups saw their production exceed 100 million tonnes last year, showed data from China National Coal Association, one more than 2017. The seven's combined produ

7 Weekly China coal market news summary (Jan 14 – Jan 18) 2019-01-18

China 2018 coal exports slump 39% China exported a total of 4.93 million tonnes of coal in 2018, down 39% from the previous year, showed data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on

8 Tangshan enforces emergency measures on heavy pollution 2019-01-18

Tangshan city in northern China's top steelmaking province Hebei issued second-level emergency steps to tackle heavy pollution, the municipal authorities said on January 17. Effective fro

9 Daya Bay nuclear power base sets new record in power generation 2019-01-18

Daya Bay nuclear power base struck a new record in its power generation in 2018, contributing a lot to regional power supplies, Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations and Management Co., Ltd said recently.

10 China 2018 solar curtailment rate declines to 3%, NEA 2019-01-17

China's solar power electricity could be 97% utilized in 2018, and only 3% of the total generation was idled, showed data from the National Energy Administration, down 2.8 percentage points from a yea

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1 Will China coal market strengthen after fatal mine accident? 2019-01-15

A severe coal mine accident happened on January 12 has brought Chinese coal industry into spotlight. Strengthened safety inspection will inevitably lead to a reduction of coal output in the short run.

2 China's spot thermal coal prices may head down as port demand drops 2019-01-09

China's spot thermal coal prices might head down in a short term as the downward spiral of port transaction and sagging demand from end users unleashed bearish sentiments among traders for future mark

3 China coastal thermal coal market struggles again after brief bounce 2019-01-11

China's coastal thermal coal market lost strength after over one-week rebound, and the rate of decline seemed speeding up along with dwindling demand. On January 10, the Fenwei CCI index

4 Thoughts about Chinese Shenmu coal accident 2019-01-18

One deadly coal mine accident in northwestern China's Shaanxi province on January 12, which took away 21 lives, has shocked the entire market. Beyond sorrow and regret, there are many aspects we sh

5 Chinese thermal coal lacks strength to keep rising, traders 2019-01-08

Chinese thermal coal prices may lack sustained momentum to go up further, traders said, although cargoes settled and offered at northern ports continued edging up on January 7. This was m

6 China's import thermal coal market may cool down, traders 2019-01-10

China's import thermal coal market is likely to cool down after utilities finish their buyings, yet prices may not fluctuate sharply, trade sources said. Some Chinese utilities have issue

7 Newcastle coal price to decline 30% by 2020 2019-01-08

Asia-Pacific benchmark Newcastle coal prices could decline by around 30% by 2020, from 2018 average levels, as Chinese import demand cools, an Australian government report said. The Newca

8 Indonesian coal miners bullish about near-term market 2019-01-17

Indonesian miners were bullish about the thermal coal market in the near future, traders reported, buoyed by Chinese mine accident, rain-induced supply shortage and Indonesian government policy.

9 China spot thermal coal market ends 10-day price rebound 2019-01-10

There are some odds that recent price rebound of thermal coal starting late December may come to end at northern China's Bohai-rim ports, as traders scrambled to sell amid weakening demand before the

10 China's Menghua railway may barely influence near-term coal shipment layout 2019-01-17

China's long-awaited Menghua railway that connects coal production bases with industrial hub in the South is expected to finish construction and open to traffic before October 1 this year at the soone

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