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Coking coal prices further increased in Shanxi

2017-08-16 10:33:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Shanxi's coking coal market remained on upward trend, with prices rising amid slightly tight supply. Downstream users were keen to bu...

An overview of China coal production in July

2017-08-15 15:17:00 General,  Viewpoint sxcoal.com

China produced 294.38 million tonnes of raw coal in July, rising 8.5% year on year but dipping 4.53% from June, showed data from the ...

China coking coal market may remain bullish amid surging steel profit

2017-08-14 11:51:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

China's coking coal market may remain on the upward trend amid bullish sentiment, with coke prices increasing for the fifth time sinc...

CISA decodes steel rise, raps speculators

2017-08-14 08:44:00 Viewpoint chinadaily.com

The China Iron and Steel Association or CISA has sought to calm the market that has been in turmoil of late due to runaway commodity ...

China's six coastal utilities coal stocks hit 3-mth low

2017-08-11 18:58:00 Viewpoint sxcoal.com

China's six major coastal power utilities saw their coal stocks keep going down since entering August when air conditioners were stil...

Thermal coal prices increase at S. China market amid stable demand

2017-08-10 17:09:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Prices of thermal coal edged up at southern China ports, thanks to steady demand from end users. A Guangdong-based trade...

Nippon Steel expects high China steel prices throughout 2017

2017-08-10 17:04:00 Viewpoint,  Price reuters.com

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp, Japan's biggest steelmaker, expects China's steel prices to remain elevated throughout the ye...

China PCI Coal market Analysis and Forecast (Aug 2017)

2017-08-10 15:46:00 Viewpoint,  PCI sxcoal.com

China's PCI coal market generally was stable in July. Most large miners kept prices unchanged from June and arranged production based...

Shanxi coking coal prices increase amid smooth sales

2017-08-10 10:33:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Shanxi's coking coal market continued the upward trend, with prices rising with slightly tight supply. Downstream users were keen to ...

Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast

2017-08-08 09:49:00 General,  Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

China's met coke market remained brisk last week with the fourth price hike of 50 yuan/t fully accepted by steel mills still enjoying...

China coal chemical cos report good profit on CTO in H1

2017-08-08 08:50:00 Viewpoint,  MTO sxcoal.com

China's large coal chemical companies realized favorable profit from their coal-to-olefin (CTO) projects in the first half year, data...

More coal, power mergers in the pipeline in China

2017-08-08 08:46:00 Viewpoint chinadaily.com

China's coal and power industries are expected to see more mergers in the second half of the year, due to state-owned enterprise refo...

China's PMI for steel sector rises to 54.9 in Jul

2017-08-01 14:56:00 General,  Viewpoint sxcoal.com

The Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) for China's steel industry rose by 0.8 from a month ago to 54.9 in July, a new high since last...

Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast

2017-08-01 09:15:00 General,  Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

Major coke producers in northern China announced the fourth price increase since the end of June, in the light of steel mills' decrea...

Industry insiders expect China thermal coal prices to top out

2017-08-01 08:40:00 Viewpoint sxcoal.com

Industry insiders predicted spot thermal coal prices to top out in China in mid or late August when power demand is expected to weake...

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1 China's customs clearance prolonged for Mongolian coal 2017-08-16

The customs clearance for Mongolian coking coal imported into China has been prolonged since the Naadam Festival in Mongolia in mid-July. It now takes at least one month to finish customs

2 China to integrate coal and power resources to cut overcapacity 2017-08-15

Chinese government bodies are pushing restructuring in the field of coal and electric power so as to fend off coal-fired power overcapacity, according to a statement released on the official website o

3 World's largest floating solar farm starts operation in Anhui 2017-08-15

A gigantic 40-MW floating solar farm has started generating power in Huainan, a coal-rich city in eastern China's Anhui province, which could power about 15,000 households a year. More th

4 Thermal coal prices remain range-bound in Inner Mongolia 2017-08-15

Thermal coal prices generally stayed a plateau in China's coal production base of Inner Mongolia, with a slight fluctuation of 5-10 yuan/t. Miners reported sales and stock situation remained almost th

5 China coal bases expedite high-quality capacity release 2017-08-15

China's top coal producing provinces are speeding up releasing of high-quality mining capacity recently, in response to the call of the National Development and Reform Commission, aiming to address cu

6 Shanxi to auction off some CBM prospecting and mining rights this yr 2017-08-15

China's coal-rich Shanxi province is expected to auction off a batch of prospecting and mining rights for coal-bed methane (CBM) within the year, said the Shanxi Provincial Department of Land and Reso

7 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2017-08-15

China's met coke market continued to keep buoyant last week. Major coke producers' fifth price hike since late June has been basically accepted by steel mills, which are enjoying huge profit and have

8 China halts building of coal power plants 2017-08-15

China is holding back from building new coal-fired power plants to avoid risks of overcapacity and promote a clean energy mix. A total of 150 GW of new coal power generation capacity will

9 China ups pressure on North Korea with ban on coal imports 2017-08-15

China announced it will halt part of imports from North Korea on August 14, as it implemented a package of sanctions passed by the United Nations Security Council on August 6. China will

10 UK Jun thermal coal imports fall to 5-mth low 2017-08-14

The UK imported 156,726 tonnes of thermal coal in June, the lowest amount since January, according to customs data released late August 10. The June total was down 35% from May but up 102

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1 China Jul coke exports down 1.37% MoM 2017-08-08

China exported 0.72 million tonnes of coke and semi-coke in July, dipping 1.37% from the month prior and 34.55% from the year-ago level, according to the data from the General Administration of Custom

2 China Shenhua, GD Power not resume trading as expected 2017-08-07

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd. and GD Power Development Co., Ltd. didn't resume stock trading as expected since two months ago amid merger matters of their parent companies ‒ Shenhua Group and China G

3 Coal India to halve offer under e-auction 2017-08-08

Coal India has decided to halve its offer under e-auction from 300 million tonnes during 2016-17 to around 150 million tonnes this year, which will increase supply to fuel-starved power plants, the Ec

4 Xinjiang solar power curtailment rate down to 25.7% in H1 2017-08-07

Solar power idled decreased to 1.65 TWh in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in the first half of this year, with curtailment rate down to 25.7% from 31.8% a year earlier, said Xin

5 China coal-fired power plant issues green bonds 2017-08-07

A power producer in the city of Tianjin has issued "green bonds" worth 1 billion yuan ($150 million) to finance a 2,000-MW coal-fired power plant, a move slammed by an environmental group for divertin

6 Chinese coal producers report better profits in H1 2017-08-07

Coal producers in China have reported impressive profits for the first half of this year, Xinhua News Agency reported on August 7. Of China's 37 listed coal companies, more than half have

7 US Jun coal exports total 6.6 mln T, up 34.7% on yr 2017-08-07

US coal exports totaled 6.6 million tonnes in June, up 1% from May and 34.7% from the same month a year ago, according to US Census data released on August 4. For the first six months of

8 U.S. submits formal notice of withdrawal from Paris climate pact 2017-08-07

The U.S. State Department has officially informed the United Nations it will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement in a document issued on July 4, but left the door open to re-engaging if the term

9 Yancoal shareholder lodges complaint over raising for $2.69 billion Rio coal deal 2017-08-09

Hedge fund Senrigan Capital Management has asked Australian regulators to intervene in Yancoal Australia's efforts to fund its $2.69 billion purchase of the Coal & Allied division of Rio Tinto, sa

10 China Jul PPI up 5.5pct on yr 2017-08-09

China's producer price index rose 5.5% from a year earlier and up 0.2% from a month ago in July, showed data released by the statistics bureau on August 9. Soaring prices of commodities s

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1 China's coal imports soar as India's stumble in Jul 2017-08-04

China's imports of coal from the seaborne market surged again in July, providing a stark contrast to a fourth consecutive monthly decline for India, said Clyde Russell, one columnist with Reuters in a

2 Chinese state planer calls for vigorous coal supply for utilities 2017-08-11

Chinese state planner the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said it will take vigorous measures to secure coal supply for power plants, as rallying coal prices and tight supply have ar

3 China coastal thermal coal prices fluctuate at high level 2017-08-02

Thermal coal prices hovered at high level at China's northern ports, buoyed by strong coal burn at utilities and short supply from mines. Coal stockpiles at power plants under the six coa

4 China thermal coal market shows signs of stabilization 2017-08-10

Thermal coal prices showed signs of stabilization in China after rising for four weeks, as market players expected demand from utilities to gradually cool off amid fading heatwave. Trader

5 China traders uphold thermal coal prices amid wait-and-see sentiment 2017-08-11

Most traders opted to uphold thermal coal prices in China amid solid demand from inland utilities, yet there's a growing wait-and-see sentiment on worries of slide in utility coal burn as the weather

6 China's six coastal utilities coal stocks hit 3-mth low 2017-08-11

China's six major coastal power utilities saw their coal stocks keep going down since entering August when air conditioners were still exhaling cold air. On August 10, sxcoal.com data sho

7 China coal bases expedite high-quality capacity release 2017-08-15

China's top coal producing provinces are speeding up releasing of high-quality mining capacity recently, in response to the call of the National Development and Reform Commission, aiming to address cu

8 China Coal Daily Track (Jul 29) 2017-07-31

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal prices continued to nudge up at major production bases, with sales heard favorable and basically no stocks at mines. The mine-mouth p

9 China's QHD port coal stocks hit five-mth high 2017-08-08

Coal stocks at Qinhuangdao port, one major transfer port of the fuel in northern China, hit a five-month high of 6.03 million tonnes on August 7, climbing 4.2% from the month prior, showed data from i

10 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 11) 2017-08-11

Thermal coal Domestic market Except a 10 yuan/t price rise for some salable coal grades, prices of most thermal coals remained stable in northern Shanxi, where miners reported low stocks