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China's rail cargo shipment hits new high in May

2018-06-21 08:51:00 Inland Shipment

China shipped a total 338.84 million tonnes of cargoes via railways in May, rising 11.8% from the year prior, hitting a new high sinc...

Wuzhun railway May cargo shipment triples on yr

2018-06-13 11:45:00 Inland Shipment

Wuzhun railway registered cargo shipment of 12.94 million tonnes in the first five months this year, tripling compared with the year-...

Coal loading in India up 19% in Apr-May

2018-05-31 15:11:00 International,  Inland Shipment

Loading of coal increased by 18.7% during April-May to 431.5 rakes, Railway and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said here on May 30. ...

China Jan-Apr rail coal transport up 8.9% on yr

2018-05-31 11:29:00 Production & Sales,  Ports,  Inland Shipment

China's rail coal transport ramped up 8.9% from same period in the previous year to 780 million tonnes in the first four months, sh...

First "point to point" lump coal container train leaves Xinjiang for Yunan

2018-05-30 14:43:00 Inland Shipment

One "point-to-point" container regular train loaded with 2,862 tonnes of lump coal left Hami Station in Xinjiang on May 7, with des...

China's Tangcao railway to open to traffic in Jun

2018-05-29 08:37:00 Inland Shipment

Tangcao railway that starts from Tangshan to Caofeidian in Hebei province is expected to open to traffic in June and start commercial...

China's Daqin railway daily coal delivery hit a new high

2018-05-28 15:07:00 Inland Shipment

China's coal-dedicated railway Daqin line saw its daily coal delivery reach 1.366 million tonnes on May 23, the best in history. This...

Freight rail tunnel breaks through early in China

2018-05-28 08:43:00 Inland Shipment

Workers on May 27 morning completed the digging of a tunnel for the world's longest heavy-freight railway-which will stretch from c...

First 10,000-tonne-haulage train in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei starts operation

2018-05-23 08:31:00 Inland Shipment

The first 10,000-tonne-haulage train in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region started operation early on May 20, as part of authorities' tough...

China mulls road-to-rail shift for coal transport in Shandong & Yangtze River Delta

2018-05-22 15:34:00 Policy,  Inland Shipment

China is considering a ban on truck transport for coal at ports in Shandong and Yangtze River Delta, including Zhejiang, Jiangsu and ...

Shanxi Apr outbound rail coal sales up 7.3pct on mth

2018-05-18 14:28:00 Inland Shipment,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal,  PCI,  Anthracite

China's coal-rich Shanxi province sold 26.03 million tonnes of coal via railway to end users outside of the province in April, risi...

Big adjustments looming in China coal transport layout

2018-05-18 08:52:00 Viewpoint,  Inland Shipment

China's coal transport structure is set to undergo great changes, especially for destinations in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei in the no...

Daqin railway Apr coal shipment drops 2.13pct on yr

2018-05-15 10:20:00 Company,  Inland Shipment

Daqin Railway Co., Ltd. witnessed its core asset Daqin line transport 32.21 million tonnes of coal in April, dropping 2.13% year on y...

China rail coal delivery continues surging, yet capacity expansion under challenge

2018-05-10 08:25:00 Inland Shipment

Coal transport by railway in China has been on fast rise thanks to strong demand, but there's great challenge for further ramp-up of ...

Indian Railways Apr coal transport up 18pct on yr

2018-05-09 11:54:00 Production & Sales,  Inland Shipment

State-owned Indian Railways carried 50.32 million tonnes of coal in April, up 18% year on year, data released by the Directorate of...

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1 Weekly global coal market news summary (Jun 19 – Jun 22) 2018-06-22

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2 China Coal Daily Track (Jun 22) 2018-06-22

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3 China's coke supply still in shortage amid environmental crackdown 2018-06-22

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4 Tepid purchase weighs on Chinese thermal coal prices; Jul market expectations vary 2018-06-22

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5 China import coal offers stable despite end of Indonesian holiday 2018-06-22

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6 China's new 3-yr blue sky plan targets clear sky for 80% of time 2018-06-22

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7 Mongolia parliament considers IPO for giant coal mine 2018-06-22

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8 An overview of China's raw coal output in May 2018-06-22

China produced 296.99 million tonnes of raw coal in May, rising 3.5% from the preceding year and 1.26% from April, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on June 14. Tot

9 Coal stocks break 14 Mt at China's six major coastal power groups 2018-06-22

Combined coal stocks have broken the 14 million-tonne mark at six major power groups at China's coastal provinces, after rising continuously in the past week, data showed. Coal inventorie

10 China Coal Daily Track (Jun 21) 2018-06-21

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1 China to launch broader environmental inspections this month 2018-06-11

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China's raw coal production registered a new high in May since this year, according to official data, as miners churned out the material driven mainly by tempting profit and rallying prices.

3 China's steel mills utilisation rate falls for 3rd week on environmental checks 2018-06-12

Utilisation rate at steel blast furnaces across China fell for a third consecutive week last week as of June 8, data showed, as environmental inspections continued to weigh on operation at steel mills

4 China proceeds development of coal-to-oil conversion 2018-06-15

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5 Weekly China coal market news summary (Jun 11 – Jun 15) 2018-06-15

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6 CHN Energy reduces contract coal prices within 600 yuan/t, sources 2018-06-11

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7 China plans to create a $78 bln natural gas giant 2018-06-15

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1 China spot thermal coal market jumps on Shenhua's monthly contract price hike 2018-06-04

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2 China's major coal miners vow to ensure supply and stabilize prices 2018-06-12

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4 China's coal market runs well amid upbeat outlook 2018-06-06

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6 Major Chinese miners work to stabilize thermal coal prices 2018-06-11

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8 Policy intervention concerns increase as China spot thermal coal prices further spike 2018-06-07

Concerns over possible policy interventions have increased in China's domestic spot thermal coal market as offer prices kept rising at northern ports. Currently, the mainstream offer pric

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10 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2018-06-05

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