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Coal mines halted in SW China amid national congress

2017-10-23 11:00:00 Production & Sales,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Large numbers of coal mines suspended production in southwestern China to ensure safety during the ongoing 19th CPC National Congress...

Chinese traders turn bearish on import coal as quotas run out

2017-10-20 18:25:00 Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Chinese traders turned bearish on the seaborne thermal coal market, as import quotas are running out at some ports in southern China ...

China's spot thermal coal prices slide amid purchase delays

2017-10-20 17:27:00 Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Spot prices of thermal coal traded at northern China ports started to weaken in recent days, as utilities delayed purchases and deman...

China Datang vows to secure thermal coal supply amid national congress

2017-10-20 11:51:00 Company,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China Datang Corporation, one of China's top five state-owned power giants, vows to secure thermal coal supply of their affiliated po...

Australian South32's thermal coal output drops in Q3

2017-10-20 10:35:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Australian South32's thermal coal output dropped in the September quarter, following maintenance work at its South African assets and...

China Coal Daily Track (Oct 20)

2017-10-20 10:18:00 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal prices were stable on the whole at main production areas. Some mines in Shaanxi...

Indonesian miners keep thermal coal prices steady

2017-10-19 17:42:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Indonesian miners continued to keep their offer prices steady for thermal coal, despite a lack of buying interest from Chinese buyers...

China thermal coal market lacks upward momentum in short run

2017-10-19 17:03:00 Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's thermal coal market lacked upward momentum in the short run, and prices of some coal grades have showed signs of decline rece...

China Coal Daily Track (Oct 19)

2017-10-19 15:50:00 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Domestic market Some private coal mines in Shaanxi were in production halts, while state-owned mines repor...

Higher seaborne freight dampens Chinese interest in overseas coal

2017-10-18 17:45:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Chinese buying interest of overseas thermal coal was further hit by the recent surge in freight rates from Australia to southern Chin...

N. China ports spot coal trades remain dull on wait-and-see sentiment

2017-10-18 17:26:00 Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Spot thermal coal trades remained dull at northern China ports, as major power companies mainly took term contracts to replenish stoc...

China Coal Daily Track (Oct 18)

2017-10-18 10:45:00 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Domestic market Coal prices remained stable in Yulin, Shaanxi. Some mines were ordered to reduce or halt p...

Chinese thermal coal market stabilizes on multiple factors

2017-10-18 09:16:00 Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's domestic thermal coal market is evolving toward a more reasonable outlook that is acceptable to regulators without hurting in...

China's seaborne import thermal trades remain thin on firm offers

2017-10-17 17:16:00 General,  Viewpoint,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Seaborne thermal coal trades were seen sparse in Chinese import market these days. Traders were generally reluctant to take positions...

China coastal thermal coal prices steady; traders divided on outlook

2017-10-17 17:03:00 Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Spot thermal coal prices stayed stable in northern China ports, despite prevailing downside sentiment since last week and increased s...

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1 Chinese traders turn bearish on import coal as quotas run out 2017-10-20

Chinese traders turned bearish on the seaborne thermal coal market, as import quotas are running out at some ports in southern China and along the Yangtze River. After about a week's spar

2 Weekly global coal market news summary (Oct 16-Oct 20) 2017-10-20

U.S. H1 coal production fell after increasing in late 2016 U.S. coal production averaged 192 million short tonnes per quarter in the first half of 2017, a slight decrease from the second half

3 Huadian Power Int. 3Qs power generation up 2.43% on yr 2017-10-20

Hong Kong-listed Huadian Power International Corporation, one of largest power generators in China, produced 142.65 TWh of power in the first three quarters of this year, up about 2.43% year on year,

4 NDRC urges to expand production of CBM, shale gas and coal-based gas 2017-10-20

The National Development and Reform Commission urged provinces and large state-owned energy enterprises to produce clean gases as much as possible to ensure energy supply in the coming winter heating

5 Hunan vows to cut unsafe and outdated coal capacity by end-2018 2017-10-20

China's Hunan province is set to close all coal-and-gas outburst mines with production capacity at and below 9 million tonnes per annum by the end of next year, reducing the number of coal mines

6 China power companies going green for blue skies, energy sector delegates say 2017-10-20

Major companies in the power-generation sector, including coal, have taken measures to lower pollution from consumption and mining, party delegates to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party

7 NDRC gives nod to China Coal's two coal mine projects 2017-10-20

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., the listed arm of China National Coal Group, has recently received approval to build two coal mines and associated washing plants in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, with annual cap

8 Indonesian miners keep thermal coal prices steady 2017-10-19

Indonesian miners continued to keep their offer prices steady for thermal coal, despite a lack of buying interest from Chinese buyers. A wait-and-see sentiment has dominated the market re

9 PetroChina shale gas output over 200 mln cu m 2017-10-19

PetroChina Southwest Oil & Gasfield Company has produced over 200 million cubic meters of shale gas by October 18 this year, increasing 160 million cu m from a year ago, the company said on the sa

10 China's refining and chemical integration projects under plan and construction 2017-10-19

In the era of high oil prices, China's refinery plants generally chose to extract hydrogen from more cost-effective coal/ petroleum coke gasification. With prices of crude oil

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1 China makes great progress in switch from coal to power heating 2017-10-16

China has made great progress in switching to electricity from coal for winter heating in northern part of the country, part of the government's efforts to tackle the long-standing air pollution issue

2 Mongolia coal exports cool as China border issue creates a bottleneck 2017-10-17

Mongolia's coal exports, which have helped lift its slow-growing economy this year, are losing steam, according to trade data. In the first nine months of the year, exports earned $1.73 b

3 Weekly global coal market news summary (Oct 9-Oct 13) 2017-10-16

Glencore, Japan's Tohoku Electric set annual coal price at $94.75/t Glencore Plc and Tohoku Electric Power Co have settled an Australian thermal coal import contract for October 2017-September 2

4 NDRC urges to expand production of CBM, shale gas and coal-based gas 2017-10-20

The National Development and Reform Commission urged provinces and large state-owned energy enterprises to produce clean gases as much as possible to ensure energy supply in the coming winter heating

5 Weekly China coal market news summary (Oct 16-Oct 20) 2017-10-20

China Sep raw coal output up 7.6% on yr China produced 298.12 million tonnes of raw coal in September, up 7.6% year on year and 2.53% month on month, showed data from the National Bureau of Stat

6 China steel and raw materials futures retreat after smog-driven rally 2017-10-19

Prices of steel and its raw materials futures pulled back on October 17, after recent gains that were fuelled by steel production cuts in top producer China that are part of Beijing's anti-pollution c

7 State power companies in India seek coal imports to tide over supply crisis 2017-10-16

Some state-owned power producers, who had stopped imports, are now looking at importing coal at a time when the Centre's focus is on reducing imports and eventually bringing it down to zero, Economic

8 NDRC gives nod to China Coal's two coal mine projects 2017-10-20

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., the listed arm of China National Coal Group, has recently received approval to build two coal mines and associated washing plants in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, with annual cap

9 Rio Tinto reports thermal coal production drop in Q3 2017-10-18

Rio Tinto has seen thermal coal production decline in the third quarter after the sale of its Coal & Allied business, the miner said on October 17, while lowering its output guidance for 2017.

10 China power companies going green for blue skies, energy sector delegates say 2017-10-20

Major companies in the power-generation sector, including coal, have taken measures to lower pollution from consumption and mining, party delegates to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party

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1 China's red-hot coal market may fall to reasonable level 2017-10-11

China's red-hot coal market is expected to fall to a more reasonable level with the improving supply-demand structure in the future, analysts said. Many large producers including Sh

2 Chinese thermal coal market stabilizes on multiple factors 2017-10-18

China's domestic thermal coal market is evolving toward a more reasonable outlook that is acceptable to regulators without hurting interests of both miners and utilities, thanks to series of measures

3 Shanxi coal mines halt production on eve of national congress 2017-10-17

Some metallurgical coal mines have suspended production in northern China's Shanxi province from October 17 in the wake of China's quinquennial political gatherings this week, local sources confirmed.

4 China Thermal Coal Market Analysis and Forecast (Oct 2017) 2017-10-11

China's thermal coal prices beat market expectations to hit new highs in production areas and ports in the typically dull September, as utilities rushed into pre-winter restocking in advance, and outp

5 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 17) 2017-10-17

Thermal coal Domestic market Coal mines at main production bases reported curbed output amid safety inspections prior to the 19th CPC National Congress. More mines halted production in nor

6 China's seaborne import thermal trades remain thin on firm offers 2017-10-17

Seaborne thermal coal trades were seen sparse in Chinese import market these days. Traders were generally reluctant to take positions as foreign offers remained high at pre-holiday levels.

7 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 16) 2017-10-16

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal prices were on the decline in Yuyang district of Shaanxi, with some mines cutting prices for three times amid tepid sales. Shenmu and Fugu in Shaa

8 China Coke Market Analysis and Forecast (Oct 2017) 2017-10-09

Coke prices surged across China in the first half of September, supported by lower operation rate of coking plants under environmental clear-up. Prices started moving downward late the month after a b

9 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 12) 2017-10-12

Thermal coal Domestic market China's thermal coal market was relatively stable at main production bases with small fluctuation. In Ordos, Inner Mongolia, prices of slack coal

10 Seaborne thermal coal prices solid after Chinese holidays 2017-10-10

Transactions at China's seaborne thermal coal market remained lackluster after the eight-day Chinese National and Mid-autumn holidays. A wait-and-see sentiment dominated the market, though more inquir