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Attractive prices bolster Australian coal buying in China

2019-04-19 11:18:12 Price,  Seaborne Shipment,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Chines buyers increased purchases of Australian thermal coal due to its "super cheap" prices as compared to Chinese domestic coal, ev...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-04-15 17:00:14 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal shipping freight rates hiked and then fell back in the week ending April 12, affected by the fickle shipping demand f...

China coastal coal shipping rates tumble on low demand and more ships

2019-04-15 16:37:21 Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

Freight rates for coal vessels from northern China to southern ports slumped late last week, due to low shipping demand and increased...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-04-08 14:55:46 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal shipping market softened as a whole in the week ending April 4 amid continuously muted shipping demand in the slack s...

China coastal coal shipping rates dip on waning demand

2019-04-02 13:36:41 Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coal shipping rates showed a reverse V-shape in the past week with a short spike during March 27-28 encouraged by release o...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-04-01 17:26:29 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal shipping freight rates kept climbing up in the week ending March 29 amid improved shipping demand alongside periodic ...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-03-25 17:38:32 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping market kept slipping as a whole in the week ending March 22 despite a minor increase in shipping ...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-03-18 17:30:50 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping freight rates fell back in the week ending March 15, as shipping demand of bulk cargoes, especial...

China coal shipping market languishes again

2019-03-13 09:31:45 Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coal shipping market started to lose strength following a 10-day rise, in line with increasing tepidness in coal trades at no...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-03-12 11:30:17 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping freight rates kept edging up in the week ending March 8, amid sizzling shipping demand for therma...

China Coastal Coal Market Analysis and Forecast (Mar 2019)

2019-03-06 10:01:17 Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal coal shipping market improved in the latter period of February, as shipment activities gradually recovered from impac...

China coastal coal shipping rates climb on demand

2019-03-05 10:04:24 Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal coal shipping rates have been on the uptrend since early last week, supported by improved shipping demand along with ...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-03-04 17:05:32 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping freight rates started to bottom out in the week ending March 1, as shipping demand picked up alon...

Two more coal terminals to be built at N. China's Caofeidian

2019-03-01 10:32:56 Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

Two additional coal terminals with handling capacity totaling 100 million tonnes annually would be built at northern China's Caofeidi...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-02-26 10:45:36 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping freight rates fluctuated in the week ending February 22, as shipping demand started to show signs...

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2 China Coal Daily Track (Apr 22) 2019-04-22

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3 Chinese thermal coal prices edge lower on poor demand 2019-04-22

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5 China's import coal market quiet amid Indonesian holiday 2019-04-22

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6 Yanzhou Coal Q1 commercial coal production drops 4.53% YoY 2019-04-22

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7 Weekly global coal market news summary (Apr 15 – Apr 19) 2019-04-19

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8 China Mar power consumption up 7.5% on yr, NEA 2019-04-19

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9 China Coal Daily Track (Apr 19) 2019-04-19

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1 Mongolia coal exports surge 15 pct in Q1 after China Australia ban 2019-04-15

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2 S. Korea Mar thermal coal imports hit at least 7-yr low 2019-04-15

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3 Weekly China coal market news summary (Apr 15 – Apr 19) 2019-04-19

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5 China Mar raw coal output up 2.7% YoY, NBS 2019-04-17

China's raw coal output rose 2.7% year on year to 298.35 million tonnes in March, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 17. Daily raw coal output in March stoo

6 China's Mar power generation up 5.4% on yr 2019-04-17

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3 China's spot thermal coal outlook dims on weak demand 2019-04-15

Participants were broadly pessimistic for China's spot thermal coal prices in the coming weeks. Some believed there lacks a firm strength for further pickups while some others anticipated a fallback.

4 Australian thermal coal ticks up on increased buying from Chinese traders 2019-04-11

Chinese traders' buying sentiment heated up for Australian thermal coal, as they eye a supply gap of premium quality coal – mainly grades with high calorific value and low sulfur content – in domestic

5 Demand for premium coke expected to rise in China, CISA official 2019-04-11

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6 China Coal Daily Track (Apr 11) 2019-04-11

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7 Australian coal clearance delays may drag on amid China's stricter policy, sources 2019-04-10

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8 Low supply pushes China spot thermal coal prices higher 2019-04-08

Chinese thermal coal prices kept going up at Bohai-rim transfer ports late last week as there were not many low-sulfur cargoes available in the market, traders told sxcoal.com, no matter supplies from

9 China Coke Market Analysis and Forecast (Apr 2019) 2019-04-10

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10 China thermal coal offer prices in wider range; demand remains weak 2019-04-12

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