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S Korea Sep met coal imports hit a 5-mth high

2020-10-20 15:21:29 International,  Coking Coal,  PCI sxcoal.com

South Korea's met coal (including coking coal and PCI coal) imports in September surged from both a year ago and the preceding month,...

China's met coal gains strength on brisk buys; Australian coal weakens

2020-10-19 17:22:27 Price,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

China's metallurgical coal market further gained strength, with prices of most grades ticking up following brisk buying from coke pro...

Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast

2020-10-19 15:08:17 General,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

China's coking coal market witnessed a wide price increase during the past week, as overall supply showed signs of contracting while ...

The 10th China Coal Market Summit to be held in mid Nov

2020-10-19 13:36:13 Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

The global economy is facing great uncertainty in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the International Monetary Fund in April fo...

China Coal Daily Track (Oct 19)

2020-10-19 11:39:20 Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Production area Coal prices continued to rise at most mines in northern production areas last week, but a few ...

Chinese buyers increase Mongolian coking coal purchases after Australian coal ban

2020-10-16 17:28:37 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Chinese steel mills and coking plants have stepped up purchases of Mongolian coking coal on the heels of customs restriction on Austr...

China Coal Daily Track (Oct 16)

2020-10-16 15:51:11 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Production area Coal prices stayed firm, but growth slowed down at main production areas. Output increase was nota...

Chinese coking coal market may keep strength amid winter restocking

2020-10-15 19:31:54 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Chinese coking coal market is likely to keep on the upswing in the remainder of October and even early November as coking plants and ...

China Coal Daily Track (Oct 15)

2020-10-15 17:18:36 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Production area Mine-mouth price rises slowed down at main production areas. Some mines in Yulin of Shaanxi stoppe...

India Aug coking coal imports increase on domestic steel demand recovery

2020-10-15 15:14:07 Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

India imported 3.17 million tonnes of coking coal in August, surging 35% from the preceding month, showed data from India's mjunction...

China domestic coking coal prices keep solid after holiday

2020-10-14 17:48:55 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Chinese domestic coking coal market has extended the upswing after the golden week holiday, fueled by robust demand and the alleged c...

China Coal Daily Track (Oct 14)

2020-10-14 11:56:59 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Production area Control of coal sales quotas in Ordos were loosened, boosting output at medium- and large-sized m...

Australian coal ban will have weaker impact on thermal coal than coking coal

2020-10-14 11:43:06 Viewpoint,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

The news has gone viral in the seaborne coal import market that some Chinese state-owned power and steel companies have been verbally...

Chinese coking coal prices drift higher; Australian prices moving sideways

2020-10-13 17:11:19 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Coking coal prices continued to increase in China's major production base of Shanxi, with primary coking coal and gas coal prices up ...

China Coal Daily Track (Oct 13)

2020-10-13 10:15:54 Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Production area Ordos's efforts of ensuring supply is showing effect as some mines reported increased production ...

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1 Chongqing uses 10.68 Mt thermal coal over Jan-Sep, down 17.9% YoY 2020-10-20

Chongqing's thermal coal consumption totaled 10.68 million tonnes in the first nine months this year, dropping 17.9% year on year, showed data from Chongqing Economic and Information Commission.

2 China's coal prices increase slightly over Oct 12-18, MOC 2020-10-20

Coal prices picked up slightly last week (October 12-18) in China, according to the Ministry of Commerce. Thermal coal prices rose 1.1% to 576 yuan/t, and prices of #2 anthracite lump coa

3 CNCA official discusses chances to expand Ceke coal import during visit 2020-10-20

A senior official with China National Coal Association (CNCA) had a deep discussion on possibilities to expand coal imports at Ceke border crossing during its visit to the inland port over October 10-

4 Indonesian thermal coal prices edge higher on solid demand 2020-10-19

Indonesian thermal coal prices continued to rise on the back of solid demand from Chinese buyers, despite the ongoing uncertainty of customs clearing, sources said on October 19. Offer pr

5 China's thermal coal outlook diverges among participants 2020-10-19

Outlook for China's spot thermal coal market diverged among participants after prices started pulling back late last week. There were hopes for a rebound in November alongside increased w

6 China's met coal gains strength on brisk buys; Australian coal weakens 2020-10-19

China's metallurgical coal market further gained strength, with prices of most grades ticking up following brisk buying from coke producers. An average pickup of 32 yuan/t was observed at

7 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2020-10-19

China's domestic thermal coal market stabilized last week, ending a rally lasting from early September, as supply started to grow and demand retreated. While the government didn't explicitly issue any

8 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2020-10-19

China's coking coal market witnessed a wide price increase during the past week, as overall supply showed signs of contracting while coke producers scrambled to replenish the material amid higher prof

9 China's Sep raw coal production dips 0.9% on yr, NBS 2020-10-19

China's raw coal production dipped 0.9% year on year to 331.07 million tonnes in September, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on October 19. The decline was mainly

10 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 19) 2020-10-19

Thermal coal Production area Coal prices continued to rise at most mines in northern production areas last week, but a few mines began to adjust down prices in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, where

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1 Chinese buyers look for more Mongolian coal amid reported import ban on Aussie supplies 2020-10-14

Chinese end users presented improved purchase appetite for Mongolian coal this week, in the wake of reported import ban for Australian coal. Daily coal trucks passing through China's Ganq

2 Vietnam to increase coal, natural gas imports amid tight domestic supply 2020-10-15

Vietnam will substantially increase imports of primary energies such as coal and natural gas from now to 2030 to meet development needs, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. A

3 Indonesia Sep coal exports slump 32.17% YoY 2020-10-14

Indonesia exported a total 24.73 million tonnes of coal in September, slumping 32.17% from the same month a year ago, and inching down 0.53% month on month, according to cargo-tracking data from Kpler

4 China Sep coal import falls 38.34% on yr 2020-10-13

China's coal import in September slumped 38.34% from 30.29 million tonnes a year ago to 18.68 million tonnes, showed the latest data from General Administration of Customs on October 13.

5 Guangdong to build 15 GW offshore wind projects, but subsidy policy yet to issue 2020-10-12

South China's Guangdong province targets to set up a flurry of offshore wind projects with total capacity of 15 GW over the 14th Five-Year-Plan period (2021-25), but its subsidy policy has not yet bee

6 Tavan Tolgoi-Gashuunsukhait railway completes 208 km earthwork 2020-10-14

The 208-kilometer-long earthwork has been completed recently for the initial section of railway from Mongolia's Tavan Tolgoi coal mine to Gashuunsukhait/Ganqimaodu on Mongolia-China border, GoGo Mongo

7 Shanxi's new coal giant will surpass CIL in capacity after merger 2020-10-14

The new giant coal producer in Shanxi is expected to surpass India's largest state-run producer Coal India Ltd in production capacity after merger of several state-owned coal producers in Shanxi.

8 China's rail coal transport reaches 50.31 Mt in early Oct 2020-10-12

China transported 50.31 million tonnes of coal in total via railway over October 1-10, increasing by 920,000 tonnes compared with the same period of last year, according to China State Railway Group.

9 Japan's power giant to close all inefficient coal power plants by 2030 2020-10-15

JERA, Japan's largest power producer, will close all of its inefficient coal-fired power plants in Japan by 2030, said the company lately without disclosing specific number of those plants, Reuters re

10 Shanxi to lower coal consumption to 80% of energy mix 2020-10-14

Coal-dependent Shanxi province pledged to lower its coal consumption to 80% of the primary energy mix by the end of 2020, while boosting non-fossil fuel's share up to more than 5%, according to a work

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1 Indonesian low-CV coal rises to 4-mth-plus high; uptrend may continue 2020-10-12

CFR price of Indonesian low-calorific value coal heading to China ticked up to a four-month-plus high since early June, backed by returning Chinese demand after the National Day holiday especially whe

2 NE China provinces issue additional import quotas to ensure coal supply in winter 2020-10-16

Northeastern China's Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces granted additional coal import quotas to local power plants and heat suppliers in a bid to ensure sufficient coal supply for the winter heating pe

3 Australian coal ban will have weaker impact on thermal coal than coking coal 2020-10-14

The news has gone viral in the seaborne coal import market that some Chinese state-owned power and steel companies have been verbally notified to stop importing Australian thermal and coking coal from

4 China's post-holiday thermal coal market quiet despite bullishness 2020-10-09

Chinese spot thermal coal market remained in thick wait-and-see atmosphere after the National Day holiday, although multiple factors are pointing to a bullish market. Market participants

5 Indonesian thermal coal prices continue to rise during Golden Week holiday 2020-10-09

Indonesian thermal coal prices kept a mild rise in the Chinese seaborne import market during the eight-day National Day holiday ending October 8, backed by sporadic trades and bullish outlook, traders

6 Chinese state generators verbally asked to stop importing Australian coal 2020-10-10

China's customs authorities verbally informed state-owned power plants to stop importing Australian thermal coal for the time being, market sources said. Two traders endorsed authenticity

7 Shanxi's stricter safety check boosts coking coal sales after holiday 2020-10-09

Intensifying safety inspections at coal mines in Shanxi after local government authorities were summoned by the State Council during the National Day holiday, are spurring coking coal stock build-ups

8 Chinese thermal coal price rally eases as supply increases 2020-10-12

Chinese domestic thermal coal market is gradually cooling down following sharp rises before the National Day holiday, as coal production has increased in Inner Mongolia, sources said.

9 China's met coke producers continue to raise prices after holiday break 2020-10-09

Metallurgical coke producers in China's major production areas proposed to raise prices by 50 yuan/t in the wake of the week-long National Day holiday, marking the fourth round of price hike that woul

10 China's import coal curbs may linger despite Jilin's new quota issuance 2020-10-15

China is widely believed to maintain its tough attitude on import coal restrictions till the end of this year at least, in spite of its recent issuance of additional 5 million tonnes of import quotas