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China Caofeidian port expanding coal handling capacity

2019-10-15 17:02:37 Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

Caofeidian, one leading port in northern China's Tangshan city, has been ramping up its coal throughput capacity, with latest progres...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-10-12 17:20:16 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal shipping market markedly rebounded this week ending October 11, as shipping demand turned around after the National D...

Indonesian thermal coal prices edge up after Chinese tenders

2019-10-10 11:57:59 Price,  Seaborne Shipment,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Indonesian thermal coal prices edged up in Chinese seaborne import market, boosted by tenders from a couple of state-owned power util...

China Coastal Coal Market Analysis and Forecast (Oct 2019)

2019-10-09 14:04:14 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal coal shipping market generally kept resilient in September, in line with a slight pickup in spot coal market at north...

Baltic index marks best day in a month on firm vessel rates

2019-10-09 08:46:19 International,  Seaborne Shipment reuters.com

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, recorded its best day in a ...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-09-29 17:20:07 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal shipping market logged a minor decrease in the past week ending September 27, as shipping activity receded alongside ...

Baltic index falls on lower capesize rates

2019-09-27 16:17:57 International,  Seaborne Shipment reuters.com

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell on September 26 on lac...

Baltic index hits 1-month low

2019-09-26 08:57:11 Price,  International,  Seaborne Shipment reuters.com

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell on September 25 to its...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-09-23 17:55:47 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal shipping market edged up in the past week ending September 20, buoyed by accelerated restocking activities from downs...

Baltic index posts biggest fall in nearly 2 mths

2019-09-20 08:55:45 Price,  International,  Seaborne Shipment reuters.com

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, fell for the 11th consecutive s...

Baltic index falls for eighth straight session on lower capesize rates

2019-09-17 11:15:24 Price,  Seaborne Shipment reuters.com

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, stretched its losing streak...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-09-16 17:40:29 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal shipping market generally maintained an upward trend in the past week ending September 12, yet the rising momentum wa...

Weaker demand across vessels drags Baltic index

2019-09-11 08:45:44 Price,  International,  Seaborne Shipment reuters.com

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell on September 10 for a fourth straight session because of lower demand across vessel...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2019-09-09 18:00:46 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal shipping market maintained an upward trend in the past week ending September 6, buoyed by tightness of domestic avail...

China's coastal coal shipping market buoyant amid vessel supply woes

2019-09-05 17:59:56 Price,  Seaborne Shipment sxcoal.com

China's coastal coal shipping market hovered to high levels on September 4 amid limited available shipping capacity in the country ca...

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1 China Caofeidian port expanding coal handling capacity 2019-10-15

Caofeidian, one leading port in northern China's Tangshan city, has been ramping up its coal throughput capacity, with latest progress embodied in the trial operation of Huadian coal terminal.

2 Chinese thermal coal traders under inventory pressure, fueling downside concerns 2019-10-15

Traders engaged in spot thermal coal business at northern China transfer ports came under mounting inventory pressure, anxious about further price falls as market sources said port authorities may tak

3 China coal import curb fears not growing despite high import figures 2019-10-15

Fears of China's possible coal import restrictions, which daunted the import market for months, did not grow further although September import figures remained strong. Data from Chinese c

4 31 Mt coal import quota left for Chinese buyers in Q4? 2019-10-15

There would be some 31 million tonnes of coal import quota left for Chinese buyers in the final three months of the year, based on freshly released September figure from Chinese customs, if the

5 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2019-10-15

Coking coal market further softened at main production regions in China during the past week. Coal miners slashed prices of low- and high-sulfur primary coking coals in face of rather sluggish demand

6 China Sep iron ore imports surge to 20-mth high on firm demand 2019-10-15

China's iron ore imports rose for a third straight month in September to a 20-month high, according to customs data released on October 14, fueled by firm demand at steel mills and stable shipments fr

7 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2019-10-15

China's met. coke market stayed largely unchanged last week, with no more progress being made after some producers proposed for price hikes. Since the National Day holidays, coke production has gra

8 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2019-10-15

China's thermal coal market showed signs of strain in the past week, as supply was recovering with output curbs eased at mines after the National Day holiday and demand remained at a low ebb.

9 Weekly steel news summary (Oct 8-Oct 12) 2019-10-14

Nippon Steel to shut typhoon-damaged Kimitsu plant until end-Dec Japan's biggest steelmaker, Nippon Steel Corp., said on October 3 one of the two steelmaking plants at its Kimitsu Steel Works wi

10 China's natural gas imports rise 7.8% YoY in Sep; zest to grow 2019-10-14

Chinese customs data showed a solid year-on-year growth of 7.8% in its natural gas imports in September, primarily spurred by China's continued efforts in coal-to-gas/electricity switch for heating sy

Most Read News Stories

1 PetroChina unit strikes high oil, gas flows in deep Tarim well 2019-10-08

An exploration and production unit of China's state energy giant PetroChina has drilled into high flows of natural gas and condensate in an exploration well in northwestern region Xinjiang, in what co

2 Indonesia sets coal reference price at 3-yr low of $64.8/t in Oct 2019-10-08

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has set its October thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga Batubara Acuan or HBA, at $64.8/t, notching the lowest level since October 20

3 Chile largest coal mine closure may spur imports from Indonesia 2019-10-10

Chile is likely to resume imports of sub-bituminous coal from Indonesia, as its largest domestic coal mine is facing risk of closure in the near term, sources reported. Mina Inviern

4 Indonesian coal miners anxious about law enactment impasse 2019-10-10

Seven Indonesian coal mining companies are facing legal uncertainty as deliberations on the amendment of the 2009 Mining Law were postponed, deterring them from adding investment on their assets.

5 Glencore, Tohoku in deadlock over coal contract negotiation 2019-10-11

Global miner Glencore and Japan's Tohoku Electric Power are divided over price for their annual thermal coal supply contracts starting from October, sources said. Glencore intended to rea

6 Australia's Gladstone port Sep coal exports to China sink to 3-1/2-yr low 2019-10-09

Coal exports of Australia's Gladstone port to China plunged 80.12% from a year earlier to the lowest level since March 2016, amid ongoing uncertainty of Chinese import restriction on Australian coal.

7 China Sep coal imports rise 20.49% YoY despite policy concerns 2019-10-14

China's coal imports registered a 20.49% year-on-year increase from the preceding year, which was 5.59 percentage points faster than the growth last month, official data showed. In

8 S Africa seeks coal price cuts to save Eskom 2019-10-08

Bloomberg last week reported South Africa is pushing coal producers to cut prices to help save Eskom, the debt-ridden state-owned power utility that threatens to unravel the country's finances.

9 Flood dampens India's thermal coal output, pushes up overseas demand 2019-10-09

Flooding at one of Coal India's largest open-pit mines will halt operation there for at least a month, a senior company official said last week, which is likely to push domestic utilities to seek for

10 CHN Energy ups 5,500 Kcal coal Oct contract price by 4 yuan/t, sources 2019-10-08

China's top coal producer China Energy Investment Corporation, or CHN Energy, slightly adjusted up its October term contract price for outsourced 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal by 4 yuan/t from a mont

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1 Indonesian thermal coal prices gain strength from India's supply crunch 2019-10-11

Indonesian thermal coal prices continued moving upward in China's seaborne import market, boosted by fuel hunger in another major destination India, where a large coal mine was flooded and expected to

2 China met coke demand dented by weak steel outlook 2019-10-12

Sentiment started to weaken in China's met coke market, along with a dismal steel outlook stemming from overloading ban in eastern China and lower-than-expected buying appetite from mills nationwide.

3 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 12) 2019-10-12

Thermal coal Production area Some miners in Ordos of Inner Mongolia lowered coal prices amid increasing supply and slack demand from portside traders, yet price cuts failed to improve sales. L

4 Mongolia to surpass Australia as China's top coking coal supplier 2019-09-30

Resource-rich Mongolia is expected to surpass Australia to become the biggest coking coal supplier to China in the mid-to-long term, as price-competitive Mongolian coal keeps flowing into its close

5 Excess supply, waning demand to pressure coking coal prices in China 2019-09-30

China's coking coal price will probably edge lower next year on concerns of surplus supply and falling demand from steel and coke sectors, Chinese coal consultant Fenwei Energy Information Services

6 Pre-holiday transactions lull in China import thermal coal market 2019-09-30

Trading activity lulled for seaborne thermal coal cargoes in Chinese import market ahead of the National Day holiday, given growing wait-and-see sentiment in anticipation of possible changes after the

7 Will Chinese thermal coal market revive after holiday? 2019-09-30

Some traders have withdrawn from spot thermal coal market for the National Day holidays in advance. At Qinhuangdao port, there are fewer vessels and most of them are waiting for loading of long-term c

8 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2019-09-30

Thermal coal market continued to be steady at northern China ports last week, with traders' firm offers unaccepted by high-stocked utilities. Stronger market was seen in main production areas where co

9 Haoji railway will help boost China's demand for Mongolian coal 2019-09-30

The commercial operation of Haoji railway provides a channel for Mongolian coking coal to seize larger market share in China, as it will boost domestic demand for Mongolian coal, said Chang Yijun, pre

10 China Coal Daily Track (Sep 30) 2019-09-30

Thermal coal Production area Most coal mines in Shaanxi's Yulin kept normal operation ahead of the National Day holidays, while downstream purchases slowed down compared with early days thi

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