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CHN Energy's 150 Mt long-term coal contracts to sooth nerves of Chinese utilities

2018-07-19 18:05:00 Viewpoint sxcoal.com

China Energy Investment Corporation (CHN Energy) will sign 30 million tonnes of long-term thermal coal contracts with leading power...

Rising hydropower generation will further crimp China's coal demand growth

2018-07-19 15:44:00 Viewpoint,  Thermal Coal,  Hydropower sxcoal.com

With demand softening recently, bearish sentiment ripples through China's thermal coal market. Among all factors involved, fast-growi...

China thermal coal prices slide further; stocks remain high at N ports

2018-07-19 11:16:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's thermal coal market showed no sign of pickup with prices continuing to step down, duo to thin demand as most buyers are waiti...

Fenwei Analysis: impact of Tangshan production curbs on coal, coke & steel markets

2018-07-19 11:03:00 Policy,  Viewpoint sxcoal.com

1 Background The top steelmaking city of Tangshan in northern China's Hebei province registered the worst air quality among 74...

Shanxi coking coal prices down as coke producers cut production

2018-07-19 10:17:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Production & Sales sxcoal.com

Miners in Shanxi province, one main production area of China, adjusted down coking coal prices owing to production curbs among coke...

China Coal Daily Track (Jul 18)

2018-07-18 17:25:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Domestic market Coal sales showed no sign of pickup in Yulin city, Shaanxi province, with some small m...

China's N ports accelerate de-stocking, hitting spot thermal coal prices

2018-07-18 11:47:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

The Chinese authorities of Bohai-rim ports cranked up efforts in reducing thermal coal stockpiles by charging for additional fees. As...

Prices of medium-sulfur coking coals further down in China

2018-07-18 10:30:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Coking coal market had been in downward trend in multiple regions of China as major mines were confronted with stocks pressure whil...

Qinghai-Tibet Plateau still one of cleanest regions on earth: white paper

2018-07-18 10:09:00 Policy,  Viewpoint chinadaily.com.cn

The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is still one of the cleanest regions on earth, according to a white paper released by the State Council I...

Europe, Japan sign massive free trade deal

2018-07-18 10:08:00 General,  Policy,  Viewpoint chinadaily.com.cn

Amid trade tensions set off by US President Donald Trump, Japan and the European Union on Tuesday signed a widespread trade deal th...

Tepid demand still weights on Chinese coking coal prices

2018-07-18 08:40:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

China's coking coal market continues the weak run, with prices of some coals down 20-50 yuan/t from a week ago, market sources report...

China's carbon emissions likely to decline, research

2018-07-17 13:53:00 Viewpoint,  Others chinadaily.com.cn

China's industrial upgrading and energy structure transformation are the main reasons for its declining carbon emissions, and the d...

China's thermal coal market continues downward trend

2018-07-17 11:32:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's thermal coal market extends the weakness from last week, with prices keeping a modest decline of 5-10 yuan/t at northern port...

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 coke market may trend down amid bearish sentiment

2018-07-17 09:32:00 Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

China's coke market is likely to trend down in the short term, as steel producers continued controlling coke stocks amid strong bea...

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1 China 5th 100 Mt coal rail channel to start operation in 2019 2018-07-19

Shaanxi Coal and Chemical Industry Group will put China's fifth coal rail channel with shipment capacity above 100 million tonnes per annum into operation before end-2019, joining government's years-l

2 Rising hydropower generation will further crimp China's coal demand growth 2018-07-19

With demand softening recently, bearish sentiment ripples through China's thermal coal market. Among all factors involved, fast-growing hydropower can't be ignored. Hydro power generation

3 China Coal Daily Track (Jul 19) 2018-07-19

Thermal coal Domestic market Key production regions saw the prices slip further as a whole. In Shenmu county in Yulin city, Shaanxi province, coal prices decreased 5-15 yuan/t on J

4 CHN Energy's 150 Mt long-term coal contracts to sooth nerves of Chinese utilities 2018-07-19

China Energy Investment Corporation (CHN Energy) will sign 30 million tonnes of long-term thermal coal contracts with leading power firms during a national coal trade fair, which will last three ye

5 Shanxi Jun power output increases 13.9% on yr 2018-07-19

Shanxi province in North China generated 24.78 TWh of electricity in June, rising 13.94% from a year earlier, showed data from the provincial commission of economy and information technology.

6 China traders shun import thermal coal trades on weakening yuan 2018-07-19

Traders tended to avoid trades on import coal into China for the time being, as the depreciating yuan pushed up cost in a market that has already started weakening amid slack buying from Chinese utili

7 China thermal coal prices slide further; stocks remain high at N ports 2018-07-19

China's thermal coal market showed no sign of pickup with prices continuing to step down, duo to thin demand as most buyers are waiting for a lower price to take position. During the past

8 Fenwei Analysis: impact of Tangshan production curbs on coal, coke & steel markets 2018-07-19

1 Background The top steelmaking city of Tangshan in northern China's Hebei province registered the worst air quality among 74 cities during April and May this year, according to air quality ra

9 Shanxi Jun outbound rail coal sales hit 17-mth high 2018-07-19

China's coal-rich Shanxi province sold 27.92 million tonnes of coal via railway to end users outside of the province in June, touching a new high since last February. It posted a 0.2% tic

10 CR Power Jun production down 1.8% on yr 2018-07-19

China Resources Power Holdings Company Limited ("CR Power", stock code: 0836) saw total electricity generation of subsidiary power plants decrease 1.8% from the same period of 2017 to 13.37 TWh in Jun

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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 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.

4 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

5 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

6 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

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 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

9 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

10 China coastal coal freights rebound as demand from utilities climbs 2018-07-09

China's coastal coal freight rates started to rebound in recent days, as shipping demand showed signs of recovery from utilities which saw rising coal burns amid hot days. Noticing that t