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Hunan vows to cut unsafe and outdated coal capacity by end-2018

2017-10-23 08:20:00 Policy,  Safety,  Environmental Protection sxcoal.com

China's Hunan province is set to close all coal-and-gas outburst mines with production capacity at and below 9 million tonnes per an...

NDRC urges to expand production of CBM, shale gas and coal-based gas

2017-10-20 13:10:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection sxcoal.com

The National Development and Reform Commission urged provinces and large state-owned energy enterprises to produce clean gases as muc...

Fujian's largest coal terminal passes the final acceptance check

2017-10-20 08:50:00 Policy,  Ports sxcoal.com

The first phase project of the Meizhouwan coal terminal, the largest of its kind in southeastern China's Fujian province, just pass...

China GDP growth slows in Q3, but still at 6.8%

2017-10-19 13:40:00 Policy,  Viewpoint sxcoal.com

China's GDP rose by 6.8% in the third quarter of 2017, slower than the 6.9% in the second quarter, data from the National Bureau of...

China Jan-Sep coal industry FAI down 8.5% YoY, NBS

2017-10-19 11:27:00 Policy sxcoal.com

China's fixed-asset investment (FAI) in coal mining and washing industry amounted to 201.2 billion yuan ($30.5 billion) in the firs...

Shanxi coal mines halt production on eve of national congress

2017-10-18 10:40:00 Policy,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Some metallurgical coal mines have suspended production in northern China's Shanxi province from October 17 in the wake of China's qu...

China makes great progress in switch from coal to power heating

2017-10-17 13:52:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection sxcoal.com

China has made great progress in switching to electricity from coal for winter heating in northern part of the country, part of the g...

Hebei resettles over 50,000 laid off workers during de-capacity

2017-10-17 09:55:00 Policy sxcoal.com

Northern China's Hebei province has resettled over 50,000 laid off workers resulted from the campaign to shut surplus capacity in ind...

Jiangsu revises market access standard for power users

2017-10-17 09:30:00 Policy sxcoal.com

East China's Jiangsu province revised a market access standard for end users to participate in direct electricity trader with generat...

Heilongjiang trims 2017 coal de-capacity goal to secure supply

2017-10-17 08:43:00 Policy sxcoal.com

Heilongjiang province in northeastern China adjusted its coal capacity cut goal for 2017 down to 0.76 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)...

Yunnan daily power supply hits new high of 579 GWh

2017-10-16 16:14:00 Policy,  Resource,  Hydropower sxcoal.com

Yunnan Power Grid saw its daily outbound power transmission hit a new high of 579 GWh recently, with generation capacity at 26.2 GW...

China encourages utilities to sign 2018 deals with coal miners

2017-10-16 16:01:00 Policy reuters.com

China's state planner encouraged utilities to sign long-term purchase contracts with coal producers for next year as early as they ca...

China Shanxi plans to shut 5.25 Mtpa more coal capacity this yr

2017-10-16 08:57:00 Policy sxcoal.com

China's coal-rich Shanxi province said on October 14 it planned to close nine more coal mines by the end of this year, with combined ...

Shanxi's top seven coal producers all cut spot prices from Oct 1

2017-10-13 10:15:00 Policy,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

All the seven state-owned coal producers in Shanxi province have cut their spot coal prices by 10 yuan/t from October 1, in response ...

Henan Zhengzhou bans coal production, sales from Oct 1

2017-10-13 10:05:00 Policy sxcoal.com

Zhengzhou city in central China's Henan province will ban coal production, sales, transport and consumption starting from October 1, ...

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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

Most Read Analysis & Comments

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