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Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-05-19 13:51:40 Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal market presented a downward trend last week, with some miners continuing cutting prices to spur sales. ...

China Apr PCI coal market: oversupply weighs on coal prices

2020-04-29 13:23:01 Viewpoint,  Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal market remained oversupplied in April, leaving coal prices continuously unsupported. Capacity utilizati...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-04-28 13:00:37 Viewpoint,  Price,  PCI

Downturn continued in China's PCI market continued during last week ending April 24, with mainstream prices down 10-20 yuan/t amid te...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-04-21 16:20:35 Price,  PCI

China's PCI market was generally stable during the week ending April 17, amid a lack of support from demand side. Steelm...

S Korea Mar met coal imports up 24.24% on yr

2020-04-15 16:20:14 Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal,  PCI

Met coal (including coking coal and PCI coal) imports by South Korea gained 24.24% from the preceding year to 2.75 million tonnes i...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-04-14 17:10:59 Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal market ran flat last week, with major miners holding prices unchanged after reductions in early April. ...

China Mar PCI coal market: prices fall on weak demand

2020-04-09 17:09:09 Viewpoint,  Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal prices fell by 20-30 yuan/t in March, weighed down by soft purchases from downstream steel mills. Steel...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-04-08 17:26:27 Viewpoint,  Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal market weakened last week, as major miners continued to cut prices amid weak demand. Production at most...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-03-31 16:24:54 Viewpoint,  Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal market ran generally stable last week, as supply-demand fundamentals were little changed. Major miners ...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-03-24 16:15:50 Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal market weakened last week, with major miners adjusting down prices in response to soft purchases from downstream ste...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-03-17 16:57:53 Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal market ran flat last week due to a lack of strong demand from downstream steel mills. Except for price reductions he...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-03-10 15:03:59 Viewpoint,  Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal prices stabilized last week, as demand waned after downstream mills being restocked. Coal supply was ge...

China PCI Coal Market Analysis and Forecast (Mar 2020)

2020-03-04 08:35:41 Viewpoint,  Price,  Production & Sales,  PCI

China's PCI coal market posted a stronger momentum in February amid delayed resumption of coal production affected by the outbreak of...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-03-02 14:56:14 Viewpoint,  Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal market was supported at main production areas last week, with prevailing prices rising 20-30 yuan/t buoyed by restoc...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-02-25 15:43:20 Viewpoint,  Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal market strengthened last week, primarily due to stronger downstream restocking demand after the country eased transp...

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1 China coking coal market holds steady; stocks slide 2020-05-25

China's coking coal market was temporarily stable, with small-scale production cuts in Hebei and Shanxi slightly driving down stocks at some coal mines. Operating rate at coking coa

2 Indonesian thermal coal stays firm on Chinese demand; Indian buy shrinks 2020-05-25

Indonesian thermal coal prices remained resilient at the beginning of this week, bolstered by restocking demand from Chinese end users and rising Chinese domestic market. Sources said som

3 Robust buying bolsters Chinese domestic thermal coal market 2020-05-25

Chinese domestic thermal coal market continued upward growth backed by strong purchases from end users, although traders felt some downward risks following a dramatic rally last week. On

4 China Coal Daily Track (May 25) 2020-05-25

Thermal coal Production area Coal prices kept going up as safety scrutiny intensified during the "Two Sessions". Coal mines have to produce strictly based on their designed capacity. Therefore,

5 China's coastal coal shipping market further up on demand 2020-05-25

China's coal shipping market along coastal routes further picked up in the week ending May 22, buoyed by firm demand from end buyers rushing to restock as industrial activities further recover.

6 China's commodity exchange launches thermal coal options simulation trading 2020-05-25

China's Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE) said on its website that it will roll out thermal coal options simulation trading on May 26 to prepare for real transaction. Thermal coal contra

7 China to bolster energy reserve capacity, support unconventional gas exploration 2020-05-25

China said on May 22 it will bolster the capacity of the country's energy reserves and offer lower gas and electricity charges to key industries, as it looks to ensure energy supply and offset the imp

8 Australian thermal coal still active in China despite restrictions 2020-05-22

Although Chinese state-owned power groups were reportedly told to turn their back on Australian thermal coal, there are still some trades concluded in recent days, and inquiries seem growing from down

9 Near-term outlook remains gloomy for China coking coal 2020-05-22

The near-term prospect remains dim for China's coking coal sector, as no massive production cuts have occurred at mines despite the ongoing "Two Sessions", while demand was restrained from coke plants

10 China's futures fall dents spot thermal coal sentiment 2020-05-22

Bullish sentiment weakened marginally in Chinese spot thermal coal market on May 22, affected by a fall in thermal coal futures that usually provide some visibility to physical market. Th

Most Read News Stories

1 China to slash H2 coal imports to back domestic miners, analysts say 2020-05-21

China is expected to tighten coal import rules in the second half of 2020 to shore up its struggling domestic industry, after record arrivals in the first four months, just as demand tanked because of

2 Glencore, Tohoku Electric set coal contract price at $68.75/t 2020-05-18

Global miner Glencore Plc and Japan's Tohoku Electric Power agreed on a price of $68.75/t for supplies of thermal coal from Australia for the year through March 2021, the Nikkei business daily reporte

3 China's coal consumption falls to 57.7% of energy mix in 2019 2020-05-18

China's coal consumption fell to 57.7% of the total energy mix in 2019, down from 59.2% a year earlier, according to a meeting summoned by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment on May 15.

4 Top 3 provinces contribute 70% of China's coal output in Jan-Apr 2020-05-21

Raw coal output at China's three major production areas –Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, and Shaanxi – stood at 808.36 million tonnes in the first four months this year, taking 70.14% of the country's total,

5 S Korea Apr thermal coal imports up 22.21% 2020-05-18

South Korea's thermal coal imports climbed 22.21% from a record low a month ago to 5.9 million tonnes in April, according to latest data from South Korea customs. Total imports (including

6 China Shenhua Apr coal sales up 68.4% YoY 2020-05-19

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd., a listed arm of China Energy Investment Corp., posted a 68.4% year-on-year increase in coal sales in April, down 23.17% on the month, the company said in a statement la

7 China's top four steel provinces churn out 50% of total crude steel in Apr 2020-05-20

Hebei, Jiangsu, Shandong and Liaoning, top four steel provinces in China, churned out 42.43 million tonnes or 49.9% of China's total crude steel in April, showed data from the National Bureau of Stati

8 China's coal industry reports steady growth in 2019 2020-05-18

China's coal industry registered steady development in 2019, seeing improved industrial structure along with increased demand and supply, an industry report showed. As China promoted stru

9 China Apr crude steel output up 0.2pct on yr, NBS 2020-05-18

China's crude steel production saw a year-on-year tick-up of 0.2% to 85.03 million tonnes in April, showed data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on May 15. Total crude steel

10 As China reopens, factories fire up but jobs gloom keeps consumers at home 2020-05-18

China's factory output rose for the first time this year as the world's second-largest economy slowly emerged from its coronavirus lockdown, although consumption remained depressed amid increased job

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1 Australian thermal coal may face further curbs; Indonesian imports little affected 2020-05-18

There were market talks about tightening thermal coal import restrictions in China after the state planner held a meeting late last week, though no further information available from official sources.

2 Indonesian thermal coal market bottoms out amid improved demand 2020-05-11

Indonesian thermal coal prices rebounded late last week thanks to improved buying from Chinese utilities. This would help reinforce market confidence in the short term. A large Chinese po

3 China coal imports surge despite restrictive measures 2020-05-12

China's coal imports have been rising sharply this year on a yearly basis, indicating little effect from restrictive measures taken by the government to curb imports of the fossil fuel. I

4 Sentiment improves at N China's coal ports as demand picks up 2020-05-11

China's domestic thermal coal market opened the week with improving sentiment at northern transfer ports, brightened by increased buying interest from utilities. One Beijing-based utility

5 China's thermal coal prices drift higher on solid demand 2020-05-14

China's thermal coal prices kept on a quick recovery at northern ports, backed by strong buying interest fueled partly by bullish sentiment in the market. Traders reported offer prices of

6 Further tightening of coal import restrictions is necessary 2020-05-13

In the case where China's domestic supply of thermal coal continues growing and the demand is generally sluggish, a series of measures to restrict coal imports have been implemented for a long time, b

7 China's import thermal coal market jitters amid new policy worries 2020-05-12

Chinese seaborne import thermal coal market embraced further pickup of prices for most coal grades, but participants also fretted about possible tightening of import curbs following a customs meeting

8 China's coking coal prices continue falling; Australian prices pick up on solid buying 2020-05-13

Prices of metallurgical coal in China's key production areas continued falling on May 13 as buying interest remained weak, while Australian coal prices saw a pickup after several fresh trades.

9 Chinese buying keeps Indonesian thermal coal prices resilient 2020-05-15

Indonesian thermal coal trades marginally brisked up after Chinese buyers showed increased restocking interest amid expectations of tighter import restrictions in the near term, helping Indonesian coa

10 China's six coastal power groups see coal stocks fall below 15 Mt 2020-05-15

Coal stockpiles at China's six major coastal power groups have fallen below 15 million tonnes from a high of 17.9 million tonnes in late February amid recovering coal consumption. Data fr

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