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China met coke price remains steady

2020-08-04 17:33:45 Viewpoint,  Price

Metallurgical coke prices remained generally steady at major production areas of China on August 4, with mixed outlook for the near-t...

Chinese domestic thermal coal falls on thin buying; bearish sentiment prevails

2020-08-04 17:23:10 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal

Chinese domestic thermal coal prices declined again after holding stable for less than a week, as demand was still tepid in August, w...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2020-08-04 14:51:27 Viewpoint,  Price,  PCI

China's PCI coal market turned slightly weaker last week, as miners reduced prices amid abundant supply and sales reduction. ...

Weekly China anthracite market review and forecast

2020-08-04 11:48:40 Viewpoint,  Price,  Anthracite

China's anthracite market lost ground last week, with lump coal remaining weak after previous week's decline and slack anthracite fet...

Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast

2020-08-04 08:51:25 Viewpoint,  Price

China's metallurgical coke market was in a stalemate as a whole last week. More coke producers proposed to lift coke price by 50 yuan...

Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast

2020-08-04 08:39:19 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal

Following a two-week downward period, Chinese domestic thermal coal prices leveled off last week at northern transfer ports, althou...

China's domestic thermal coal market moving sideways with downward bias

2020-08-03 17:38:37 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal

This week started with a quiet session for the spot thermal coal market at northern Chinese transfer ports, the same picture like oth...

Steadiness in China met coke market stretches into new week

2020-08-03 17:35:23 Viewpoint,  Price

Steadiness continued dominating China's metallurgical coke market in the start of the week, with a tussle of price hike and cut propo...

China Coal Daily Track (Aug 3)

2020-08-03 14:14:35 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal

Thermal coal Production area Coal prices were largely stable in Ordos, Inner Mongolia. As sales quotas were tight at the mo...

Chinese met coke producers unwilling to lower price

2020-07-31 17:28:27 Viewpoint,  Price

Chinese metallurgical coke producers were still reluctant to reduce offers, on the back of continuous purchases from steel mills. ...

Indonesian thermal coal prices slide amid poor demand

2020-07-31 17:12:40 Viewpoint,  Price,  International,  Thermal Coal

Indonesian thermal coal prices began to fall again in the Chinese seaborne import market, driven down by lackluster buying interest f...

China's Jul steel PMI slides to 49.2

2020-07-31 15:40:47 Viewpoint

China's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for steel sector slid to 49.2 in July from 49.3 a month earlier, data from the CFLP Steel Lo...

China's met coke market awaits direction

2020-07-30 17:31:01 Viewpoint,  Price

China's metallurgical coke market remained quite directionless, with divergent views over the near-term price trend heard from partic...

Chinese import thermal coal market remains dull, bearish sentiment simmering

2020-07-30 17:30:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  International,  Thermal Coal

Chinese seaborne import market of thermal coal was still stagnating with broadly no trades seen over the trading day, further darkeni...

China Jul lump anthracite market: downward pressure remains

2020-07-30 11:41:03 Viewpoint,  Price,  Anthracite

China's lump anthracite market trended weaker in July, as miners further reduced prices with mounting inventory pressure and stagnant...

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1 China coking coal market still lacks support 2020-08-04

China's coking coal market still lacked support from both supply and demand sides. Capacity utilization at mines remained high while buying interest tapered from coking plants. Capacity u

2 Australian thermal coal price logs a 27% yearly drop despite similar demand shrink 2020-08-04

Australian high-ash thermal coal price was subject to a nearly 27% year-on-year decline, although the price was also in a 20-day downside starting from July 24 last year due to similar demand shrink,

3 Chinese domestic thermal coal falls on thin buying; bearish sentiment prevails 2020-08-04

Chinese domestic thermal coal prices declined again after holding stable for less than a week, as demand was still tepid in August, which is supposed to be the busy season for the market, fueling the

4 CHN Energy's Aug contract prices fluctuate slightly 2020-08-04

China Energy Investment Group, the top coal mining company also known as CHN Energy or Shenhua, announced its monthly contract prices for August shipment on August 3, according to sources.

5 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 4) 2020-08-04

Thermal coal Production area Coal prices were mostly unchanged at production areas. In western Inner Mongolia, some coal mines planned to keep August's production in line with a month earlier,

6 China's H1 coal railway shipments down 6.8% on yr 2020-08-04

Coal shipments through the railway network across China totaled 1.12 billion tonnes in the first six months this year, down 6.8% from the same period in 2019, data from the National Development and Re

7 Mongolian year-to-date coal exports plunge 46.4% on COVID-19, customs 2020-08-04

The year-to-date coal export from Mongolia totaled 11.26 million tonnes as of August 2, marking a year-on-year slump of 46.4%, according to Mongolian website IKON on August 3, citing Mongolian customs

8 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2020-08-04

Following a two-week downward period, Chinese domestic thermal coal prices leveled off last week at northern transfer ports, although prices at key production areas kept heading down.

9 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2020-08-03

Coking coal market continued losing steam at China's main production areas during the past week, as coke firms still adopted prudent coal purchase strategy amid the directionless coke market.

10 Tepidness continues in China coking coal market 2020-08-03

Tepidness was still seen in China's coking coal market, and prices of the steel-making material remained under downward pressure. Last week 12 mines monitored by cut coking coa

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1 S Africa's May thermal coal exports rebound from record low 2020-07-29

South Africa's thermal coal (bituminous coal) exports increased by 65.12% from an over 6-year low in April to 6.57 million tonnes in May, customs data showed, due to increase of domestic coal producti

2 China's Jun thermal coal imports climb up 28.3% on mth 2020-07-27

China witnessed a monthly increase of 28.3% in thermal coal imports in June despite continued strict import curbs, following a 38.4% slump a month earlier, showed data from the General Administration

3 15 coal cos on Fortune China Top 500 list 2020-07-28

A total of 15 listed coal enterprises have taken positions on Fortune's Top 500 Chinese Enterprises list this year, according to the business magazine on its Chinese website. Shenhua Ener

4 Daqin Railway denies possible impact of coal resource exhaustion in short run 2020-07-28

Daqin Railway Co., Ltd, operator of coal-dedicated Daqin rail line, denied possible impact of coal resource exhaustion on its business in the short run when being asked by an investor. Th

5 India plans to produce 1 bln T of coal by 2023-24 FY 2020-07-27

India plans to realize one billion tonnes of coal production in 2023-24 fiscal year, while aiming to lower coal imports to zero, said Amit Shah, the Union Home Minister, said on July 24.

6 NEA plans to quit over 7 GW "zombie" coal-fired power units this yr 2020-07-30

China's National Energy Administration plans to cut down a total 7.33 GW of "zombie" coal-based power capacity in 2020, to further streamline the industry structure and improve air quality, according

7 Canadian Teck Resources cuts coking coal output goal for 2020 2020-07-27

Teck Resources, Canada's largest mining company, said its coking coal production guidance for this year would be cut down, due to the severe blow dealt on price and demand by COVID-19 pandemic.

8 China's state planner reiterates extension of power price cut to lower cos' cost 2020-07-29

China's state planner will maintain a policy to cut electricity prices by 5% for commercial and industrial companies until the year-end to further help companies lower cost, according to a notice issu

9 China Jun coking coal imports slide 4.5% on yr, customs 2020-07-27

China registered a 4.5% year-on-year drop in coking coal imports in June, showed the latest customs data. Coking coal imports were 6.26 million tonnes last month, which however rose 30.69

10 China H1 coal mining & washing industry profit slumps 31.2% 2020-07-27

China's coal mining and washing industry saw total profit tumbled 31.2% from a year ago to 98.47 billion yuan ($14.06 billion) in the first six months this year, showed data from the National Bureau o

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1 Indonesian coal traders look to alternative markets besides China 2020-07-22

Some traders engaged in Indonesian thermal coal business are actively seeking alternative outlets besides China, where trades have been heavily slammed by strict import policy. A couple o

2 Strong rains boost hydropower generation in most regions of China 2020-07-22

Abundant rainfalls in South and East China since June have quickly boosted hydropower generation in many regions of the country, which, however, added more pressure for coal-fired power generation.

3 Chinese portside thermal coal showing signs of stabilization 2020-07-23

The sentiment turned around suddenly in the Chinese domestic thermal coal market on July 23, as expectations arose among participants that the market may begin to stabilize or even pick up after some

4 Hope slim for a revival of Chinese buying interest in overseas coal 2020-07-27

While there's a notable increase in coal imports in June according to the latest customs data, there's a remote possibility for Chinese buyers to resume their buying interest to previous levels, as th

5 Chinese domestic thermal coal begins to stabilize amid supply tightness 2020-07-24

Supply of spot thermal coal became tight again at northern China's transfer ports, especially for low-sulfur cargoes, buttressing the market to stabilize from a flurry of declines. Some t

6 Chinese domestic thermal coal further drops; may bottom out at 560-570 yuan/t 2020-07-21

Chinese domestic thermal coal prices continued to fall at northern ports on July 21, as buying interest was still lackluster, but many traders expected the market may bottom out at 560-570 yuan/t for

7 Mongolian coal clearance at Ganqimaodu accelerates amid robust demand 2020-07-22

Customs clearance of imported Mongolian coking coal has been recovering at Ganqimaodu border crossing in North China since the five-day Nadam festival ended on July 15, as buying appetite was strong f

8 China's coal prices fall further, likely beating expectations 2020-07-22

China's domestic thermal coal prices declined further at northern ports on July 22, making it more unconvincing for the previous expectation that the market would bottom out at 560-570 yuan/t for 5,50

9 Overview of China's H1 coal imports: surprising growth despite restriction 2020-07-29

There was a quicker-than-expected growth in China's coal imports in the first half of 2020, in spite of the largest coal consumer's stringent import curbs aimed at reviving domestic coal market after

10 China's import thermal coal market stays quiet on lingering curbs 2020-07-21

Chinese seaborne import thermal coal market stayed quiet as the lingering import curbs still choked off demand from domestic buyers, and recent heavy rainfalls in many areas also reduced consumption o

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