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Chinese energy companies get extra charge from B&R Initiative

2018-07-17 11:06:00 Policy,  Viewpoint,  Company chinadaily.com.cn

The Belt and Road Initiative is providing Chinese energy companies with more opportunities to seek overseas expansion and is helpin...

China's top steel city curbs heavy industry output for five days on smog alert

2018-07-16 08:47:00 Policy sxcoal.com

China's top steelmaking city, Tangshan, has ordered steel mills to shut sintering plants and asked that coke and cement factories cur...

EU court backs approval of UK Hinkley nuclear plant

2018-07-13 16:34:00 Policy,  International,  Nuclear reuters.com

Europe's second highest court rejected Austrian concerns about a planned nuclear plant in southwest England, saying British governmen...

Henan requires new clean coal producers' capacity not below 30,000 T

2018-07-13 08:21:00 Policy sxcoal.com

Central China's Henan province required newly-built clean coal producers to have production capacity of no less than 30,000 tonnes pe...

US Senate calls for more say on tariffs

2018-07-12 16:17:00 Policy,  Viewpoint chinadaily.com.cn

The US Senate on July 11 overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to get congressional approval before ...

China's port restrictions cause berthing disruptions

2018-07-12 08:42:00 Policy,  Import & Export wordcoal.com

A wave of stricter port restrictions in south China has left steel producers searching for alternative ports to allow them to berth v...

Hubei to cease approval for coal mine prospecting right and new mines

2018-07-11 15:30:00 Policy,  Viewpoint sxcoal.com

Hubei province in central China will stop approving coal mine prospecting right and give no nod to new coal mines, the latest step ...

Henan to cope with safety hazards for coal mine construction projects

2018-07-11 15:06:00 Policy,  Safety sxcoal.com

Central China's Henan province vows to detect and cope with safety hazards for coal mine construction projects over June-December thi...

China's top steelmaking city set to deepen output curbs over summer

2018-07-11 14:31:00 Policy,  Production & Sales reuters.com

The top Chinese steelmaking city of Tangshan has ordered steel mills and coke producers to cut output further this summer, according ...

Shanxi to inspect coal mine capacity management work

2018-07-11 08:28:00 Policy sxcoal.com

Coal-rich Shanxi province in northern China has decided to launch an inspection over implementation of production capacity filing and...

Indonesian coal ships stranded after regulating policy introduces

2018-07-10 17:48:00 Policy,  International,  Seaborne Shipment miningmonthly.com

Traders with old Tanda Registrasi and associated Ekspor Terdaftar licences to export coal since July 1, 2018 have been forbidden to d...

CEA supports imports for thermal power plants to overcome coal shortage

2018-07-10 17:38:00 Policy,  International cnbctv18.com

Government-run thermal power plants must import coal to compensate for domestic coal shortages, the Central Electricity Authority of ...

Oversight will bolster enforcement of laws

2018-07-10 11:03:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection chinadaily.com.cn

China's top legislature called on July 9 for strengthened air pollution control measures in key sectors as it concluded inspections o...

Steel mills in China's Xuzhou city to reopen after environment checks

2018-07-10 09:05:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection reuters.com

Steel mills in Xuzhou city in China's second biggest steelmaking province are preparing to resume production after shutting for 2-1/2...

BRI - a mega initiative for peace, harmony and prosperity

2018-07-06 08:36:00 Policy,  Viewpoint chinadaily.com.cn

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is one of the biggest projects launched in the history of humankind. The initiative, announced b...

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1 China's fixed-asset investment up 6pct in H1 2018-07-17

China's fixed-asset investment (FAI) grew 6% year on year in the first half of this year, official data showed July 16. Total FAI stood at about 29.73 trillion yuan ($4.44 trillion), acco

2 China Coal Daily Track (Jul 17) 2018-07-17

Thermal coal Domestic market Coal mines have gradually resumed operation in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, resulting in excess supply and growing stocks. Local prices decreased by 10 yuan/t bot

3 China's 17 listed steel cos H1 net profit expected to exceed 23b Yuan 2018-07-17

There were 17 out of 34 listed Chinese steel companies that announced profit forecasts for the first half of 2018 by July 16, with profits combined totaling more than 23 billion yuan.

4 China's thermal coal market continues downward trend 2018-07-17

China's thermal coal market extends the weakness from last week, with prices keeping a modest decline of 5-10 yuan/t at northern ports. On July 16, the mainstream offer price for 5,500 Kc

5 Australian thermal coal trades slack; Indonesian coal demand resilient 2018-07-17

Australian thermal coal trades into China remained slack on the whole, given high offer prices and long delivery period, while the country's demand was resilient for Indonesian coal, especially 3,800

6 China Jun power consumption up 8% on yr 2018-07-17

China's electricity consumption rose 8.0% year on year to 566.3 TWh in June, showed data released by the National Energy Administration (NEA) on July 13. The residential segment consumed

7 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2018-07-17

China's metallurgical coke market wheeled down further in the last week, with the 100 yuan/t price decrease steel mills proposed early this month accepted by most coke producers.

8 China's Bohai-rim ports H1 coal handlings up 3.68% on yr 2018-07-17

China's Bohai-rim transfer ports in northern region handled a total 352 million tonnes of coal in the first half of 2018, increasing by 12.5 million tonnes or 3.68% from the year-ago level, said the M

9 China Coal Daily Track (Jul 16) 2018-07-16

Domestic market Coal sales remained poor in Yulin city late last week, Shaanxi province, with inventory shoring up and prices down about 10-20 yuan/t. In Ordos, Inner Mongolia, sales also tu

10 China H1 coal output rises 3.9% on yr 2018-07-16

China produced 1.697 billion tonnes of raw coal in the first half year, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics on July 16, up 3.9% compared with the same period last year.

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1 Indonesian coal ships stranded after regulating policy introduces 2018-07-10

Traders with old Tanda Registrasi and associated Ekspor Terdaftar licences to export coal since July 1, 2018 have been forbidden to do so, according to Wood Mackenzie. "Market rumours sug

2 China June power coal price index up 2.56% MoM 2018-07-12

China's monthly-issued price index of power generation coal increased 2.56% month on month to 528.57 yuan/t in June, rebounding from three-month falls, and 7.67% higher from a year ago, showed data

3 Rising supply, trade tensions expected to depress iron-ore market 2018-07-09

Iron ore is starting to buckle after a series of warnings that prices are set to drop as global supply rises, and as investors fret about the potential impact of escalating trade tensions between the

4 CHN Energy slashes Jul-term contract coal prices, sources 2018-07-11

China Energy Investment Group, also known as CHN Energy, has reduced its monthly contract prices of thermal coal for July delivery, market sources said. The coal giant asked its subsidiar

5 China's Jun coal imports rise 17.9pct on robust buying demand 2018-07-13

China's coal imports climbed by 17.9% from a year earlier to 25.47 million tonnes in June, showed data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on July 13, as coal-fired power plants accelerat

6 China's port restrictions cause berthing disruptions 2018-07-12

A wave of stricter port restrictions in south China has left steel producers searching for alternative ports to allow them to berth vessels carrying their imported metallurgical coal cargoes.

7 Indonesia's coal output rises in H1 amid price hike 2018-07-13

Indonesia carried out vigorous coal production in the first half of this year as global prices rose to a higher level. Indonesian energy and mineral resources ministry said on July 12 tha

8 Shanghai steel firm as China capacity cuts outweigh tariff woes 2018-07-09

Chinese steel prices recovered from early losses to trade firmer on July 6 as Beijing's efforts to cut production capacity as part of its pollution fight have countered concerns over U.S. tariffs on $

9 China Jun coal imports from Gladstone port up 28pct on yr 2018-07-10

China imported 1.52 million tonnes from Australia via Gladstone port in June, up 28% from a year ago and 32% from a month ago, Gladstone Ports Corporation data showed on July 6.

10 Qinhuangdao coal stocks keep growing; SDIC Caofeidian sees new record 2018-07-10

Stocks at Qinhuangdao port in northern China's Hebei province nudged up due to restricted outflow affected by deluge and choppy waves last weekend. Earlier this month, daily outflow

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1 Coal supply gap widens in C & E China; rail-water transport preferred 2018-07-02

Supply gap for thermal coal has been widening in some areas of central and eastern China, with rail and waterway integrated transport coming to be a main solution. By 2016, Hunan, Hubei a

2 Coal-fired power plants scramble to replenish stocks for peak demand season 2018-07-03

Coal-fired power plants in multiple regions of China worked to restock and suppress coal prices for the upcoming summer peak demand, yet coal remained over-priced since May. Acc

3 Chinese provinces warn possible power shortage; Shandong severest 2018-07-05

A number of Chinese provinces have issued early warning for power shortages this summer, as demand for air-conditioning purpose surges amid sizzling weather. Shandong province in the east

4 China's coal prices keep softening, yet most traders bullish for near-term market 2018-07-02

Thermal coal prices kept slipping down at China's northern ports during the past week before standing still at the end of week, but most traders expected the market to regain strength in the short run

5 China's six major coastal power cos see climbing coal burns 2018-07-06

Thermal coal consumption at China's six major coastal power producers kept climbing and above 750,000 tonnes for straight seven days, pushed mainly by soaring power load amid hot summer, and their dem

6 China's coastal thermal coal drop extending to production areas 2018-07-05

Thermal coal price drops at China's northern transfer ports have been extending to major production regions from late June, though at a relatively slow pace now. Some mines in Shenmu and

7 Top 5 Chinese power groups suffer great loss in thermal power business 2018-07-02

The top five power groups in China staged huge loss in their thermal power business over 2017, the first deficit since 2008, due mainly to surging coal price coupled with increasing market-oriented tr

8 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2018-07-03

China's coke market showed sign of weakness last week. Some well-stocked steelmakers began to press their suppliers to lower prices for the steelmaking material, though faced resistance from coke p

9 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2018-07-03

Coking coal market trend was divided in China's major production regions during the past week, with prices weakening at some regions while staying relatively stable at some other areas. T

10 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2018-07-02

Low and mid-CV thermal coals started to stabilize at northern China ports in the past week, following two-week slide, supported by growing bullish sentiment among traders as temperatures surged higher