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Indonesian thermal coal prices in rising streak on solid demand

2020-12-02 17:26:59 Viewpoint,  Price,  International,  Thermal Coal

Spot prices of Indonesian thermal coal continued to go upward in the Chinese seaborne import market as buyers kept the high buying en...

Australian Brisbane Oct coal exports plunge 48.86% YoY

2020-12-02 16:09:06 Import & Export,  International

Coal exports from Brisbane port in Queensland, Australia were 278,700 tonnes in October, slumping 48.86% from the previous year and d...

India's CIL Nov coal production rises 3.3% on yr

2020-12-02 15:41:17 Production & Sales,  International

The state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) reported a year-on-year increment of 3.3% in coal output to 51.7 million tonnes in November, the c...

Canada's Teck to boost coking coal sales to China

2020-12-02 11:40:08 Company,  Price,  International

Canadian coking coal miner Teck Resources looks to boost its coal sales to China for the fourth quarter in response to increased dema...

Colombia's coal mine Cerrejon restarts operation after 3-mth strike

2020-12-02 10:43:34 General,  International

The second largest coal mine Cerrejon in Colombia has restored operation on December 1 as it reached an agreement with its largest la...

Canada's Ridley Terminals coal exports up 6% MoM in Oct

2020-12-02 09:59:36 Import & Export,  International

Ridley Terminals in Prince Rupert exported 967,800 tonnes of coal in October, up 11% year on year and 6% from September, showed data ...

Colombia's Q3 coal production down 47% YoY

2020-12-02 08:50:24 Company,  Production & Sales,  International

Colombia produced 11 million tonnes of coal in the third quarter this year, slumping 47.2% compared with the year-ago level, official...

China begins to speed up customs clearing for import coal stockpiles at ports

2020-12-01 17:29:56 International,  Thermal Coal

China is accelerating the clearing progress for seaborne import coal stockpiled at ports after a meeting held by the General Administ...

Poland's Oct coal output up 1.19% MoM

2020-12-01 08:39:25 Production & Sales,  International

Poland's coal production totaled 8.5 million tonnes in October, falling 9.28% from 9.4 million tonnes a year ago, official data showe...

Australian thermal coal remains inaccessible to China

2020-11-30 17:50:31 Viewpoint,  Price,  International,  Thermal Coal

Australian thermal coal was still unable to get access to China with several vessels at anchorage off coastal ports awaiting clearanc...

Japan Oct anthracite imports slump 24.81% on yr

2020-11-30 11:20:17 Import & Export,  International,  Anthracite

Japan's anthracite imports slumped 24.81% on the year but rose 11.38% on the month to 486,400 tonnes in October, hitting a new high s...

Japan Oct thermal coal import rises 8.99% on mth

2020-11-30 10:40:07 Import & Export,  International,  Thermal Coal

Japan's thermal coal imports presented the first growth in October following three months of consecutive declines on a yearly basis, ...

Japan Oct coal imports up 3.61% on mth

2020-11-30 09:55:48 Import & Export,  International

Japan imported 14.22 million tonnes of coal in October, dropping 8.82% from 15.6 million tonnes a year ago but rising 3.61% from 13.7...

Japan Oct coking coal imports slightly up; cargoes from Australia further increase

2020-11-30 09:02:51 Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal

Japan's coking coal imports inched up in October and hit the highest since May this year, official data showed. The coun...

Japan Oct coke import up 6.67% MoM

2020-11-30 08:47:45 Import & Export,  International

Japan's coke import in October rose 6.67% month on month but fell 7.52% year on year, to 25,600 tonnes, according to Japan Ministry o...

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1 Indonesian thermal coal prices in rising streak on solid demand 2020-12-02

Spot prices of Indonesian thermal coal continued to go upward in the Chinese seaborne import market as buyers kept the high buying enthusiasm to expand their inventories. Fenwei CCI 3800

2 China sees massive coking coal price hikes on shortfall 2020-12-02

China registered broad price hikes of coking coal in main production provinces in early December, indicating the lingering firm strength in the short run following rounds of upward adjustments in Nove

3 Chinese suppliers lift spot thermal coal prices rapidly amid bullish futures 2020-12-02

Chinese portside suppliers have been rapidly lifting offers for spot thermal coal in recent days, inspired by outlook of lingering supply shortage and jumping futures prices. Main January

4 China Nov coking coal market: supply shortage bolstering coal prices 2020-12-02

China's coking coal market further firmed up in November, as supply shortage amid frequent safety inspections continued to shore up market sentiment and fuel restocking interest from coke producers.

5 Canada's Teck to boost coking coal sales to China 2020-12-02

Canadian coking coal miner Teck Resources looks to boost its coal sales to China for the fourth quarter in response to increased demand, after the world's largest coal producer imposed an unofficial e

6 Thermal coal cost spikes to support prices at N China ports 2020-12-01

Cost of thermal coal used for power generation spiked lately as coal availability was greatly reduced as production in Inner Mongolia and Shaanxi was interrupted by bad weather and mining activity in

7 China begins to speed up customs clearing for import coal stockpiles at ports 2020-12-01

China is accelerating the clearing progress for seaborne import coal stockpiled at ports after a meeting held by the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on November 30, said sources familiar with

8 China's Nov steel PMI increases to 49.3 2020-12-01

Activity in China's steel industry extended the upward momentum in November with both demand and supply showing signs of further recovery. The Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the sec

9 China's premium coking coal jumps to 8-mth-plus high 2020-11-30

China's low-sulfur primary coking coal, a premium material for coke making, ticked up to an eight-month-plus high, amid acute supply crunch caused by rising safety pressure and end users' strong resto

10 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2020-11-30

China's coking coal market remained firm during the past week, as domestic safety checks, COVID-19 pandemic in Mongolia and ban on Australian coal continued limiting supply to end users, while coke pr

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1 China inks a $1.5bn thermal coal import deal with Indonesia 2020-11-26

China is aiming to expand thermal coal imports from Indonesia in 2021 after the fossil fuel trade has been affected by the COVID-19 this year, according to a recent agreement signed by the two countri

2 China faces Mongolian coal import shortage as coronavirus spreads 2020-11-24

Shipments of Mongolian coking coal to China have been challenged as a second wave of COVID-19 virus appeared in the landlocked country that has triggered strict measures on China's border administrati

3 Global met coal may further strengthen on recovering demand, short supply 2020-11-24

Global metallurgical coal prices are likely to further tick up in the coming months, following recent increaseddemand driven up by the recovering appetites, Russia's VTB Capital said.

4 China Oct thermal coal imports slump 58.02% YoY 2020-11-25

China imported 4.84 million tonnes of thermal coal (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coals but excluding lignite) in October, slumping 58.02% year on year and 41.19% month on month, showed the

5 Indian power utilities' thermal coal imports rebound for 2nd mth in Oct 2020-11-26

Indian power generators imported 4.64 million tonnes of thermal coal in October, up 14.99% from the preceding month, marking the second consecutive monthly increase, showed the latest data from the Ce

6 Global thermal coal import demand may rise 4% in 2021, Noble 2020-11-27

Global thermal coal import demand is likely to climb up 3.8% from the 2020-level in 2021, alongside nations' gradual recovery from the COVID-19 fallout, said an analyst with Noble Resources at the Coa

7 Teck raises coking coal sales to China in Q4 2020-11-25

Canada's coal miner Teck Resources announced that it has raised its coking coal sales to China in the fourth quarter this year due to increased demand, the miner said in a statement on November 22.

8 China's coal-rich province issues regulation to prevent mine accidents 2020-11-25

Northern China's Shanxi province rolled out strict regulation to prevent mine accidents from happening. The provincial government stated once a major accident occurs at a coal mine owned

9 China's coke output increases for 4 straight mths on robust demand 2020-11-23

China's production of coke, a steelmaking material, has increased for four consecutive months on a year-on-year basis, driven by buoyant demand from steel mills. In October, the country's

10 China's Oct coking coal import up 3.5% YoY 2020-11-25

China's coking coal imports in October rose 3.5% from the year-ago level, according to General Administration of Customs (GAC) on November 25. The imports of coking coal totaled 5.9 milli

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1 Indonesian thermal coal prices climb after new quotas grant to coastal provinces 2020-11-19

Indonesian thermal coal prices edged up in the Chinese seaborne import market on news that some coastal provinces had received new import quotas for this year. Southeast China's Guangdong

2 Indonesian thermal coal prices drift higher amid buoyant buying 2020-11-20

Chinese demand for Indonesian thermal coal have surged abruptly this week after several coastal provinces reportedly gained additional import quotas from Beijing, fueling the market to keep moving upw

3 Chinese utilities expected to buy spot thermal coal, fueling optimism 2020-11-16

Chinese coal-fired power plants are expected to replenish stocks of thermal coal from the spot market, alongside the fading role of hydropower amid cooler weather and increasing demand for thermal pow

4 Chinese buyers seeking alternatives to Australian thermal coal 2020-11-16

Chinese buyers are looking to diversify import sources of seaborne thermal coal after Australian thermal coal was restricted. Shipments from South Africa and Colombia have been heard in the market.

5 Guangdong gains new seaborne coal import quotas, sources 2020-11-18

Southeastern China's Guangdong province received additional import quotas of seaborne thermal coal for the rest of this year, sources familiar with the matter said on November 18. A sourc

6 Coal supply tightness could hardly ease in short term amid safety checks 2020-11-19

The supply tightness in China's domestic thermal coal market may continue in the near term despite the central government's push to boost production. China has kicked off an across-the-bo

7 Chinese thermal coal market Dec outlook diverges 2020-11-20

December outlook diverged for Chinese spot thermal coal market, as recent allocation of additional import quotas has dented confidence of some participants. Short-term optimism and pessim

8 Chinese thermal coal participants sidelined on extra import quotas talk 2020-11-19

Recent market talk on fresh coal import quota granting to Chinese coastal provinces have stirred concerns and wait-and-see sentiment among participants in China's domestic thermal coal market, which s

9 Market confidence improves amid China's thermal coal shortfall 2020-11-18

Market participants' confidence was reinforced alongside persistent thermal coal shortfall and signs of price markup at northern China ports. Most traders still reported a severe lack of

10 COVID-19 hampers Mongolian coking coal shipments to China 2020-11-23

Chinese border crossing checkpoints have taken anti-pandemic measures as new COVID-19 infectious cases were founded in Inner Mongolia, putting a lid on coking coal shipments to China, sources said.