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China's natural gas prices less likely to rise rapidly this winter, analysts

2020-10-22 11:35:16 Viewpoint,  Price

Natural gas prices in China are expected not to increase sharply this winter, as the supply is quite loose at home and broad, market ...

The fifth met coke price hike accepted by some Shandong steel mills

2020-10-21 17:17:37 Viewpoint,  Price

Chinese met coke producers' proposals to raise the prices by 50 yuan/t were heard to have been accepted by some steelmakers in Shando...

China's NDRC urges sufficient coal supply to NE provinces

2020-10-21 09:37:16 Policy,  Viewpoint

China's top economic planner called for sufficient coal supply to northeastern provinces to ensure energy security during the winter ...

Indonesian thermal coal price increase trims as Chinese buying interest retreats

2020-10-20 17:44:28 Viewpoint,  Price,  International,  Thermal Coal

Indonesian thermal coal prices continued to move up but at a slower pace, as Chinese buying interest retreated following a wave of st...

NW China's Ningxia lacks coal supply to local power plants

2020-10-20 17:40:30 Viewpoint,  Thermal Coal

Ningxia Hui autonomous region in Northwestern China can't produce enough coal to meet demand of local power plants, which sources mor...

Chinese met coke producers expect the 5th price hike to materialize

2020-10-20 17:33:15 Viewpoint,  Price,  Production & Sales

Chines metallurgical coke producers were generally optimistic about the near-term coke price trend, reckoning the on-going proposals ...

Weekly China anthracite market review and forecast

2020-10-20 15:00:01 Viewpoint,  Price,  Anthracite

China's anthracite market remained strong as a whole last week, although lump coal prices presented mixed trends, while slack coal pr...

Indonesian thermal coal prices edge higher on solid demand

2020-10-19 17:45:05 Viewpoint,  Price,  International,  Thermal Coal

Indonesian thermal coal prices continued to rise on the back of solid demand from Chinese buyers, despite the ongoing uncertainty of ...

China's met coke prices on the fifth round of increase

2020-10-19 17:34:14 Viewpoint,  Price

China's metallurgical coke market saw more producers propose to raise offers by 50 yuan/t at the start of the week, spurred by a proj...

Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast

2020-10-19 16:56:52 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal

China's domestic thermal coal market stabilized last week, ending a rally lasting from early September, as supply started to grow and...

Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast

2020-10-19 15:54:33 Viewpoint,  Price

Several metallurgical coke producers in Shanxi province proposed to further raise prices by 50 yuan/t late last week, following quick...

China's Q3 economic growth up to 4.9% on yr

2020-10-19 10:52:13 Policy,  Viewpoint

China's gross domestic product (GDP) in the third quarter grew 4.9% from the same period last year, the National Bureau of Statistics...

China's thermal coal prices move sideways with downward bias

2020-10-16 17:46:08 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal

Prices of spot thermal coal moved sideways at China's northern transfer ports, where most buyers kept on the sidelines for further ma...

China met coke market sees fifth 50 yuan/t price hike kick in

2020-10-16 17:46:04 Viewpoint,  Price

Several metallurgical coke producers in Shanxi decided to raise prices by another 50 yuan/t, less than a week after the fourth round ...

Chinese buyers increase Mongolian coking coal purchases after Australian coal ban

2020-10-16 17:28:37 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal

Chinese steel mills and coking plants have stepped up purchases of Mongolian coking coal on the heels of customs restriction on Austr...

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1 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 22) 2020-10-22

Thermal coal Production Coal prices kept rising but at a slower pace in Yulin, Shaanxi province. Most mines reported good sales and tight supply. A few mines lowered prices by 5-10 yuan/t due t

2 Pingdingshan Tianan Coal's 3Qs net profit grows 17.55% YoY 2020-10-22

Pingdingshan Tian'an Coal Mining Co., Ltd., a listed firm under China Pingmei Shenma Group, saw its net profit grow 17.55% year on year to 1.04 billion yuan ($159.6 million) in the first three quarter

3 China's natural gas prices less likely to rise rapidly this winter, analysts 2020-10-22

Natural gas prices in China are expected not to increase sharply this winter, as the supply is quite loose at home and broad, market analysts said. Affected by the virus pandemic, spot li

4 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 21) 2020-10-21

Thermal coal Production area Coal prices are oscillating slightly by 1-4 yuan/t in Yulin, Shaanxi province. The market has gradually leveled out from previous quick and consecutive rise.

5 Indonesian thermal coal prices keep stable despite scarce trading 2020-10-21

Indonesian thermal coal prices were broadly unchanged in the Chinese seaborne import market, despite a lack of trades amid exhausting import quotas, but overall market sentiment remained bullish, trad

6 China's spot thermal coal market extends weakness; selloffs emerge 2020-10-21

Chinese spot thermal coal market extended weakness amidslack demand from end users. Some power plants made tentative low bids for spot cargoes, leading to selloff activity among a small number of pess

7 Shanxi mine accident spurs coke makers to quicken met coal restocking 2020-10-21

Chinese coke producers seemed to be quickening restocking of coking coal amid worries over tighter supply following a coal mine accident in central Shanxi province. A gas explosion happen

8 Hunan Sep electricity use grows 6.4% YoY 2020-10-21

Hunan's electricity consumption hit 17.76 TWh in September, up 6.4% from the year-prior level, according to the provincial development and reform commission. Major power plants' thermal c

9 Mongolian Mining Q3 raw coal output surges QoQ 2020-10-21

Mongolian Mining Corporation (MMC), a Mongolian coking coal producer listed in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, posted a surge of 3.8 times in raw coal output to 2.35 million tonnes in the third quarter

10 Indonesian thermal coal price increase trims as Chinese buying interest retreats 2020-10-20

Indonesian thermal coal prices continued to move up but at a slower pace, as Chinese buying interest retreated following a wave of strong restocking last week, sources said. Traders repor

Most Read News Stories

1 Chinese buyers look for more Mongolian coal amid reported import ban on Aussie supplies 2020-10-14

Chinese end users presented improved purchase appetite for Mongolian coal this week, in the wake of reported import ban for Australian coal. Daily coal trucks passing through China's Ganq

2 Vietnam to increase coal, natural gas imports amid tight domestic supply 2020-10-15

Vietnam will substantially increase imports of primary energies such as coal and natural gas from now to 2030 to meet development needs, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. A

3 Indonesia Sep coal exports slump 32.17% YoY 2020-10-14

Indonesia exported a total 24.73 million tonnes of coal in September, slumping 32.17% from the same month a year ago, and inching down 0.53% month on month, according to cargo-tracking data from Kpler

4 China Sep coal import falls 38.34% on yr 2020-10-13

China's coal import in September slumped 38.34% from 30.29 million tonnes a year ago to 18.68 million tonnes, showed the latest data from General Administration of Customs on October 13.

5 Guangdong to build 15 GW offshore wind projects, but subsidy policy yet to issue 2020-10-12

South China's Guangdong province targets to set up a flurry of offshore wind projects with total capacity of 15 GW over the 14th Five-Year-Plan period (2021-25), but its subsidy policy has not yet bee

6 Tavan Tolgoi-Gashuunsukhait railway completes 208 km earthwork 2020-10-14

The 208-kilometer-long earthwork has been completed recently for the initial section of railway from Mongolia's Tavan Tolgoi coal mine to Gashuunsukhait/Ganqimaodu on Mongolia-China border, GoGo Mongo

7 Shanxi's new coal giant will surpass CIL in capacity after merger 2020-10-14

The new giant coal producer in Shanxi is expected to surpass India's largest state-run producer Coal India Ltd in production capacity after merger of several state-owned coal producers in Shanxi.

8 Japan's power giant to close all inefficient coal power plants by 2030 2020-10-15

JERA, Japan's largest power producer, will close all of its inefficient coal-fired power plants in Japan by 2030, said the company lately without disclosing specific number of those plants, Reuters re

9 China's rail coal transport reaches 50.31 Mt in early Oct 2020-10-12

China transported 50.31 million tonnes of coal in total via railway over October 1-10, increasing by 920,000 tonnes compared with the same period of last year, according to China State Railway Group.

10 Shanxi to lower coal consumption to 80% of energy mix 2020-10-14

Coal-dependent Shanxi province pledged to lower its coal consumption to 80% of the primary energy mix by the end of 2020, while boosting non-fossil fuel's share up to more than 5%, according to a work

Most Read Analysis & Comments

1 NE China provinces issue additional import quotas to ensure coal supply in winter 2020-10-16

Northeastern China's Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces granted additional coal import quotas to local power plants and heat suppliers in a bid to ensure sufficient coal supply for the winter heating pe

2 Indonesian low-CV coal rises to 4-mth-plus high; uptrend may continue 2020-10-12

CFR price of Indonesian low-calorific value coal heading to China ticked up to a four-month-plus high since early June, backed by returning Chinese demand after the National Day holiday especially whe

3 Australian coal ban will have weaker impact on thermal coal than coking coal 2020-10-14

The news has gone viral in the seaborne coal import market that some Chinese state-owned power and steel companies have been verbally notified to stop importing Australian thermal and coking coal from

4 Indonesian thermal coal prices continue to rise during Golden Week holiday 2020-10-09

Indonesian thermal coal prices kept a mild rise in the Chinese seaborne import market during the eight-day National Day holiday ending October 8, backed by sporadic trades and bullish outlook, traders

5 China's post-holiday thermal coal market quiet despite bullishness 2020-10-09

Chinese spot thermal coal market remained in thick wait-and-see atmosphere after the National Day holiday, although multiple factors are pointing to a bullish market. Market participants

6 Chinese state generators verbally asked to stop importing Australian coal 2020-10-10

China's customs authorities verbally informed state-owned power plants to stop importing Australian thermal coal for the time being, market sources said. Two traders endorsed authenticity

7 China's import coal curbs may linger despite Jilin's new quota issuance 2020-10-15

China is widely believed to maintain its tough attitude on import coal restrictions till the end of this year at least, in spite of its recent issuance of additional 5 million tonnes of import quotas

8 Chinese thermal coal price rally eases as supply increases 2020-10-12

Chinese domestic thermal coal market is gradually cooling down following sharp rises before the National Day holiday, as coal production has increased in Inner Mongolia, sources said.

9 Shanxi's stricter safety check boosts coking coal sales after holiday 2020-10-09

Intensifying safety inspections at coal mines in Shanxi after local government authorities were summoned by the State Council during the National Day holiday, are spurring coking coal stock build-ups

10 China's met coke producers continue to raise prices after holiday break 2020-10-09

Metallurgical coke producers in China's major production areas proposed to raise prices by 50 yuan/t in the wake of the week-long National Day holiday, marking the fourth round of price hike that woul