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China coastal coal shipping market slides for over 10 days

2019-01-23 09:32:45 Seaborne Shipment

China's coastal coal shipping market has been on the decline for 11 days, dragged by low shipment demand as utilities dwelt on high s...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-01-21 17:25:55 Price,  Seaborne Shipment

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping freight rates continued sliding to a low point in the week ending January 18, as downstream enter...

Concentrated coal supplies foster railway capacity improvement in China

2019-01-17 15:02:07 Seaborne Shipment,  Inland Shipment

More concentrated coal supplies in China have boosted the continuous upgrade of railway handling capacity. China coal re...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-01-14 17:20:48 Price,  Seaborne Shipment

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping freight rates shifted downwards in the week ending January 11, as restocking interest from downst...

China Coastal Coal Market Analysis and Forecast (Jan 2019)

2019-01-10 17:58:16 Seaborne Shipment

Coal freight rates fell on main coastal routes in China during most days of December, corresponding to a downtrend in the coal market...

Sluggish China coal demand hits panamax rates

2019-01-10 14:30:53 Seaborne Shipment

Panamax vessel rates have declined by nearly 12% so far this year, to around seven-month lows, due in part to relatively low Chinese ...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-01-08 16:04:44 Price,  Seaborne Shipment

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping freight rates ascended in the week ending January 4, as restocking interest from downstream enter...

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...

Indonesian coal trades to China remain dull

2019-01-04 11:10:12 Viewpoint,  Price,  Seaborne Shipment,  Thermal Coal

Indonesian thermal coal trades to Chinese buyers remained stagnant with few offers and bids seen in the market, trade sources said. ...

Weekly global coal market news summary (Dec 24 - Dec 29)

2018-12-29 16:19:24 General,  Seaborne Shipment,  Thermal Coal

Indonesia coal production to exceed this year's target Indonesian coal production reached 456 million tonnes up to December ...

China forays into LNG shipping segment

2018-12-26 08:48:15 Seaborne Shipment

China plans to gather more resources to compete with South Korea in the field of building liquefied natural gas or LNG carriers, indu...

China coastal coal freights dip amid shrinking demand

2018-12-25 09:20:34 Seaborne Shipment

Shipping rates for coal vessels along China's coastal sea routes dropped late last week after small rises in early days of the week, ...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2018-12-24 16:50:27 Price,  Seaborne Shipment

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping market ran generally stable in the week ending December 21 with only small fluctuations of freigh...

China's Jan-Nov road cargo shipment up by 7.5% on yr

2018-12-18 15:36:35 Seaborne Shipment,  Inland Shipment

China's cargo shipment via roads came in at 36 billion tonnes in the first 11 months, up by 7.5% from the year prior, showed data fro...

China's coastal coal freight rates rebound for over a week

2018-12-18 08:28:52 Seaborne Shipment

Freight rates for vessels shipping coal from northern Chinese ports to utilities in eastern and southern coastal regions have bounced...

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1 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, almost unchanged as compared to January-November's 69.1%, showed data from the National Bureau of Sta

2 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

3 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 should ensure steady coal supply during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday and t

4 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

5 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

6 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

7 China's daily crude steel output up 3.5% over Jan 1-10, CISA 2019-01-23

Daily crude steel output of member companies of the China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) rose 3.53% from the previous ten days to 1.84 million tonnes on average over January 1-10, according to the

8 China coal mine safety further improves last yr; death rate below 0.1 person 2019-01-23

China's coal mine safety further improved in 2018, with deaths per million tonnes of coal produced stood at 0.093 person, falling below 0.1 person for the first time ever and down 12.3% year on year,

9 China's steel industry to face tougher challenges under environmental pressure 2019-01-23

Chinese steel industry is expected to face greater challenges in the country's harsher push to ultra-low emission reforms in 2019, which is aimed to better address air pollution.

10 China coastal coal shipping market slides for over 10 days 2019-01-23

China's coastal coal shipping market has been on the decline for 11 days, dragged by low shipment demand as utilities dwelt on high stockpiles on the whole. The freight for 50,000-60,000

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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 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

7 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

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 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

10 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.

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1 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

2 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.

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 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

5 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

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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