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China thermal coal price likely to cool down before Chinese New Year

2018-01-16 16:45:00 Viewpoint,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's red-hot domestic thermal coal market is likely to cool down before China's traditional Lunar New Year, as demand may graduall...

Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast

2018-01-16 09:00:00 Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

Coke prices continued to move downward last week in China's major production regions. Most coking plants ran at higher operating ra...

China thermal coal market keeps strong momentum on robust demand

2018-01-11 14:28:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal prices keep the strong momentum in China's spot market, backed by high consumption in the coal-fired power sector. ...

China Coke Market Analysis and Forecast (Jan 2018)

2018-01-10 16:05:00 General,  Viewpoint,  Price,  Import & Export sxcoal.com

Continuing the upward trend of late November, China's coke market remained robust in the entire December, with a total rise of 500-6...

BNEF: Global offshore wind market to surge six-fold by 2030

2018-01-10 13:49:00 Viewpoint,  International,  Wind businessgreen.com

The global offshore wind market is set to grow 16% a year through to 2030, delivering a six-fold increase in capacity compared to the...

Coal stocks ramp up at Guangzhou port, possibly related to import curb lift

2018-01-10 10:27:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Ports,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Coal stocks have been jumping up at southern China Guangzhou port recently, following the country relaxed coal import limits late las...

China Coal expected 1st to supersize after Shenhua-Guodian marriage

2018-01-10 08:59:00 Policy,  Viewpoint,  Company sxcoal.com

Tremendous changes are coming in Chinese coal industry this year. A heavy-duty lorry receives coal load at a ya...

China's energy supply disrupted by major winter storm

2018-01-09 08:50:00 Viewpoint kallanishenergy.com

Winter storms and a blizzard disrupted energy supplies in northern, central and eastern portions of China last week, as record snow...

Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast

2018-01-09 08:38:00 Policy,  Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

Coke prices began sinking last week in major production regions in China. Operating rates continued to increase in Shanxi, Hebei an...

Australia forecasts 20% iron ore price drop in 2018 as China demand eases

2018-01-08 09:01:00 Viewpoint,  Company,  International,  Iron Ore reuters.com

Australia on January 8 said it expects iron ore prices to average $51.50/t this year, down 20% from 2017, because of rising global su...

China to keep providing assistance to Pakistan's power sector

2018-01-04 15:17:00 Policy,  Viewpoint dailymailnews.com

The Power Division has decided to meet individually all investors pouring money into energy projects of the China-Pakistan Economic...

China coastal coal freight rates plummeting for over two weeks

2018-01-04 09:07:00 Policy,  Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

Freight rates for coal cargoes from northern China ports to the south have been tumbling for over two weeks since reaching multi-year...

Glencore sells Australian coal mine to Gupta's GFG Alliance

2018-01-03 11:03:00 Viewpoint,  International reuters.com

Glencore has agreed to sell one of two Australian coal mines it put up for sale last year to British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta's GF...

Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast

2018-01-03 09:12:00 Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

China's met. coke market saw a noticeable sign of decline last week. Northern coking plants have been running high capacity for wee...

Shandong sets coal de-capacity target of 10.23 Mtpa for 2018

2017-12-28 17:19:00 Policy,  Viewpoint sxcoal.com

After completing the annual de-capacity target of 2.55 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) in the coal industry, eastern China's Shandong...

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1 Shanxi 1st HDR geothermal heating program makes sound success 2018-01-16

The first hot dry rock (HDR) geothermal heating program has made sound success in capital city Taiyuan of coal-rich Shanxi province, China's state media reported on January 16. "Compared

2 China's Guizhou to phase out 300-MW-below coal-fired power units in 2018 2018-01-16

Southwestern China's Guizhou province plans to eliminate all coal-fired power generation units with capacity below 300 MW in 2018, to leave capacity room for clean thermal ones, said the provincial en

3 China imported a record amount of iron ore in 2017 2018-01-16

Hunger for high-quality iron ore from Australia and Brazil pushed Chinese imports of the steelmaking ingredient to a record high in 2017. While shipments were down 11% in December, the fu

4 China thermal coal price likely to cool down before Chinese New Year 2018-01-16

China's red-hot domestic thermal coal market is likely to cool down before China's traditional Lunar New Year, as demand may gradually come down before and during the festival, a similar pattern to th

5 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2018-01-16

Coke prices continued to move downward last week in China's major production regions. Most coking plants ran at higher operating rates in Jiangsu, Shandong and Shanxi after eased environmental super

6 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 15) 2018-01-15

Thermal coal Domestic market Coal sales go better at main production regions. In Shenmu and Fugu, Yulin city of Shaanxi province, slack coal sells good with prices adjusted up at some

7 Taiwan Dec coal imports up 5.88% YoY 2018-01-15

Taiwan imported 5.29 million tonnes of coal in December, up 5.88% year on year and 10.57% from November, showed preliminary data from Taiwan Customs. In December, Taiwan imported 5.2 mill

8 China's top coal miners announce price cuts to cool rally 2018-01-15

Chinese energy conglomerate China Energy Investment Group (CHNENERGY) among other top coal producers have joined the latest move to adjust down spot power coal prices, in response to the government's

9 Fenwei CCI 5500 Composite index slides as large coal miners cut prices to curb rally 2018-01-15

The Fenwei CCI 5500 Composite index, which reflects price movements of both contract and spot thermal coal in China, dropped for the first time since late November, following price cuts announced by t

10 China met coke prices still on the downside as inventory pressure builds up 2018-01-15

Prices of metallurgical coke, used in steel production, further dropped in main regions of China, as coke stocks gradually increased at coking plants and steel mills. One major st

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1 Five more Shanxi-based miners cut thermal coal prices 2018-01-11

Five more state-owned large coal miners in northern China's Shanxi province announced price cuts of 15-20 yuan/t, in an effort to rein in too fast growth in prices of the power generation fuel in the

2 Indonesia's Jan HBA thermal coal price up 10.8% YoY to $95.54/t 2018-01-08

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources set its January thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga Batubara Acuan or HBA, at $95.54/t, up 10.8% year on year.

3 China issues stricter rules on building new steel capacity, industry ministry 2018-01-08

China has issued stricter rules on building new steel production capacity to replace obsolete facilities, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on January 8. C

4 China authority prioritizes coal and gas shipment 2018-01-09

China's Ministry of Transport will prioritize transport of coal and natural gas this winter to avert energy crisis in peak demand heating season, state-owned media reported. Ports and mar

5 China Dec coal imports up 3.13% on mth 2018-01-12

China imported 22.74 million tonnes of coal in December, down 15.28% from a year ago but up 3.13% from November, showed data from the General Administration of Customs on January 12. That

6 China's NEA set to hold conference on coal import policies 2018-01-08

China's National Energy Administration is set to hold a meeting early January 9 with major power generators on influences of easing coal import restrictions, as well as issues on coal supply from dome

7 Yangquan Coal cuts thermal coal prices at N. China ports 2018-01-11

China's leading coal miner Yangquan Coal Industry Group lowered FOB prices of thermal coal at northern ports by 15 yuan/t effective January 10, its sales company said in a statement on the same day.

8 China's top coal miners announce price cuts to cool rally 2018-01-15

Chinese energy conglomerate China Energy Investment Group (CHNENERGY) among other top coal producers have joined the latest move to adjust down spot power coal prices, in response to the government's

9 China's Govt releases policy to ensure zero growth of capacity in major industries 2018-01-09

The government has released new policy to ensure zero growth of production capacity in steel, cement and plate glass industries and to continue capacity replacement measures this year, Economic Inf

10 Australia forecasts 20% iron ore price drop in 2018 as China demand eases 2018-01-08

Australia on January 8 said it expects iron ore prices to average $51.50/t this year, down 20% from 2017, because of rising global supply and moderating demand from top importer China as its steel sec

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1 China thermal coal market likely to edge down in late Jan 2018-01-05

China's thermal coal prices are likely to drop back late this month, after rising further from current levels, as more import coal arrives following the government's temporary lift of restrictions.

2 China coastal coal freight rates plummeting for over two weeks 2018-01-03

Freight rates for coal cargoes from northern China ports to the south have been tumbling for over two weeks since reaching multi-year highs on December 15, showed data from sxcoal.com. On

3 Thermal coal supply remains short at N. China ports; shipment delays 2018-01-02

Supply of spot thermal coal was still in tightness at northern China ports, causing loading delays and buoying prices of the power generation material. Low availability of spot coal at no

4 Indonesian coal prices move higher on active Chinese tenders 2018-01-08

Indonesian coal prices climbed higher on the back of intensive tenders from Chinese utilities, with Supramax 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR cargoes being offered at $49/t FOB, trade sources said. One

5 Coal stocks ramp up at Guangzhou port, possibly related to import curb lift 2018-01-10

Coal stocks have been jumping up at southern China Guangzhou port recently, following the country relaxed coal import limits late last month. China's top economic body Nati

6 China thermal coal market keeps strong momentum on robust demand 2018-01-11

Thermal coal prices keep the strong momentum in China's spot market, backed by high consumption in the coal-fired power sector. On January 9, Fenwei CCI spot index for the 5,500 Kca

7 Coal stocks ramp up at N China ports; spot prices stay high 2018-01-12

Coal stocks have been going up recently at China's Bohai-rim ports, showed data from industry portal sxcoal.com. Currently, both daily coal rail inflows and outflows averaged around 1.75

8 Snow forecast supports coking coal prices in China 2018-01-03

Chinese coking coal miners embraced the first price hike in 2018, as coal transport is forecast to be impacted by snow weather, which will hit Shanxi, Hebei, Shandong and other northern provinces.

9 China coastal coal freight rates bounce back after 2-week sink 2018-01-11

Freight rates for coal cargoes from northern China ports to the south strongly rebounded after two weeks of tumbling, driven by robust demand from utilities and high expectations on the spot thermal c

10 Fenwei CCI 5500 Composite index slides as large coal miners cut prices to curb rally 2018-01-15

The Fenwei CCI 5500 Composite index, which reflects price movements of both contract and spot thermal coal in China, dropped for the first time since late November, following price cuts announced by t