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Australian iron ore company to produce higher grade product to meet China's demand

2018-11-16 14:29:00 International,  Iron Ore

Australia's iron ore company Fortescue Metals Group Chief Executive Elizabeth Gaines has confirmed the Aussie miner will begin prod...

China's iron ore imports hit four-month low in Oct ahead of winter curbs

2018-11-08 16:17:00 Import & Export,  Iron Ore

China's imports of steelmaking ingredient iron ore fell to a four-month low in October, customs data showed on November 8, reflecting...

Steel output might shrink in the coming off-season

2018-11-08 13:25:00 Iron Ore,  Steel Products

China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) predicted a downturn of iron ore demand and steel output as steel market is entering into its...

Chinese steel mills trigger growth in Indian iron ore supplies

2018-11-02 16:35:00 Resource,  International,  Iron Ore

As China's push for clear skies sends the world's biggest steel industry hunting for better quality iron ore, suppliers in India are ...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2018-10-29 15:43:00 Price,  Seaborne Shipment,  Iron Ore

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping freight rates plummeted in the week ending October 26, as ship owners began to compromise with lo...

China iron ore futures hit near 8-month high as stockpiles fall

2018-10-29 13:06:00 Iron Ore,  futures

Chinese iron ore futures climbed more than 2% to their highest in almost eight months on October 29, supported by firm demand for the...

Weekly China coastal bulk cargo shipping market analysis

2018-10-22 14:48:00 Price,  Seaborne Shipment,  Iron Ore

China's coastal bulk cargo shipping freight rates generally registered a minor rise in the week ending October 19, as supported by hi...

Rio Tinto says Q3 iron ore production falls, Oyu Tolgoi start delayed

2018-10-17 15:49:00 Company,  International,  Iron Ore

Global miner Rio Tinto Ltd said its third-quarter iron ore shipments fell about 5%, after four quarters of growth, and first producti...

China key steel mills' daily crude steel output up 0.07% in late Sep

2018-10-12 14:27:00 Iron Ore,  Steel Products

The daily crude steel output of member steel mills of China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) reached 1.98 million tonnes on average ...

Fangda Jiujiang Pinggang Sep profit hits best record

2018-10-11 08:30:00 Company,  Iron Ore,  Steel Products

The profit per tonne of steel product in Fangda Group Jiujiang Pinggang Steel Company hits a record high in September after exceeding...

Dalian iron ore climbs to nearly 3-wk high on restocking outlook

2018-10-10 08:30:00 Iron Ore,  futures

Chinese iron ore futures jumped about 3% on October 9 to their highest since mid-September, supported by market expectation of higher...

Baogang steel plant overfulfils 3Qs output target by 11%

2018-10-09 11:50:00 Company,  Iron Ore,  Steel Products

Baogang Group steel-making plant produced 3.28 million tonnes of steel in the first three quators this year, overfulfilling the plan ...

India Apr-Aug iron ore imports surge 190% on yr

2018-10-09 11:00:00 Viewpoint,  Import & Export,  Iron Ore

India's iron ore imports increased by 190% from the preceding year to 6.34 million tonnes from April to August, and are anticipated t...

China's iron ore demand to reach peak this yr, Morgan Stanley

2018-10-08 10:55:00 Viewpoint,  Iron Ore

China's iron ore demand is forecast to reach the peak of 1.28 billion tonnes in 2018 before declines, said Morgan Stanley on October ...

China's steel, iron ore stay flat amid China-U.S. trade tensions

2018-09-18 13:19:00 Price,  Iron Ore,  Steel Products

China's steel and iron ore prices were little changed on September 18 as market participants turned cautious amid escalating trade te...

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1 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 16) 2018-11-16

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Coal prices decreased recently at some mines in Shaanxi province after demand became tepid. But the overall prices in the province remained s

2 Weekly global coal market news summary (Nov 12- Nov 16) 2018-11-16

India's coal imports rise 7.9% to 134 mln T in Apr-Oct India's coal imports rose by 7.9% to 134.46 million tonnes in the first seven months of the current fiscal, according to mjunction serv

3 E China's Zibo city orders output cuts in industrial sectors 2018-11-16

Zibo city in eastern China's Shandong province ordered massive output cuts at several heavy-polluting industrial sectors, according to a notice released on November 14, in a push to improve air condit

4 The 6th Global Thermal Coal Resource and Market Summit 2018 successfully held 2018-11-16

Held by, the two-day 6th Global Thermal Coal Resource and Market Summit 2018 wrapped up on November 15. Business insiders from thermal coal enterprises, utilities, trading and

5 China Oct power consumption up 5% on yr 2018-11-16

China's power consumption increased 5% year on year to 513 TWh in October, data from the National Energy Administration (NEA) showed on October 14. The residential segment consumed 68.8 T

6 China thermal coal prices likely to edge lower in 2019, Fenwei expert 2018-11-16

China's thermal coal prices are forecast to move lower in 2019, as supply is expected to pick up alongside faster release of high-quality capacity, said expert with Fenwei Energy Information Services

7 China Oct power output up 4.8% on yr 2018-11-16

China generated 533 TWh of electricity in October, a 4.8% increase from a year ago yet a 2.79% decrease from a month ago, showed data from National Bureau of Statistics on November 14.

8 Trading sentiment further weakens in China's import coal market 2018-11-16

The latest news of tighter import policy further weakened trading sentiment in China's import thermal coal market, and traders generally became bearish toward the market before the year-end.

9 China's thermal coal price stops declining after import coal meeting 2018-11-16

China's spot thermal coal prices started levelling off after a meeting about coal import policy in Jiangsu on November 14, which traders regarded as an upward sign of the domestic market.

10 China's Zhengzhou city to enforce overall output cuts to combat smog 2018-11-16

Zhengzhou city in central China's Henan province is to impose a series of industrial output cuts from November 15, in a bid to combat heavy smog and improve air quality in pollution-prone winter.

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1 CHN Energy ups Nov term contract coal prices by 13-18 yuan/t, sources 2018-11-06

China Energy Investment Corporation, also known as CHN Energy, raised its monthly contract prices of thermal coal for November delivery, market sources said, the third straight upward adjustment.

2 Australia state to roll out new mine rehabilitation rules 2018-11-09

Australia's Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations next week that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines. The regula

3 Weekly China coal market news summary (Nov 5- Nov 9) 2018-11-09

Mongolia plans coal rail link to China by 2021, official Mongolia aims to complete a railway from its Tavan Tolgoi coal project to the Chinese border by 2021, a Mongolian official told Reuter

4 China to tighten import coal policy to regulate domestic market 2018-11-15

Chinese authorities are to impose stricter import coal curbs after relevant meetings in three major import channels of Jiangsu, Guangdong and Fujian on November 14, 15 and 16. An attendee

5 Indonesia hauling ban could paralyze South Sumatra coal mining 2018-11-08

Indonesia's South Sumatra province plans to ban coal transporters from using public roads from November 8, an industry association said, in a move estimated to cut the province's annual coal sales by

6 Weekly global coal market news summary (Nov 5- Nov 9) 2018-11-09

Indonesia hauling ban could paralyze South Sumatra coal mining Indonesia's South Sumatra province plans to ban coal transporters from using public roads from November 8, an industry associati

7 Indonesia's Nov HBA thermal coal price down 2.96% MoM to $97.9/t 2018-11-06

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has set its November thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga Batubara Acuan or HBA, at $97.9/t, dropping 2.96% month on month, but up 3.2

8 Key Indian ports' Oct coal imports hit a 9-mth high 2018-11-09

Indian's 12 major state-owned ports handled 14.87 million tonnes of coal imports in October, up 24.49% from 11.95 million tonnes in the same period last year, latest data from Indian Ports Association

9 Russia's largest coal port hikes exports 6% on yr 2018-11-07

Russia's largest coal terminal at Vostochny exported 20.4 million tonnes of coal over January-October, around 6% higher from the preceding year, amid strong Asian demand, data showed from Russian port

10 Mongolia plans coal rail link to China by 2021, official 2018-11-08

Mongolia aims to complete a railway from its Tavan Tolgoi coal project to the Chinese border by 2021, a Mongolian official told Reuters on November 8. The rail link from Tavan Tolgoi woul

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1 China's coal market may see slight pickup in heating season 2018-11-05

China's thermal coal prices are like to embrace slight pickup in the heating season which generally has started from November 1 in northern regions, insiders said. Thermal coal market has

2 China coke price near historical high; further rising momentum remains 2018-11-06

China's coke price has climbed to a level close to the all-time high reached during the financial crisis in 2008. Further upward strength is expected to continue in the coke market, buoyed by winter r

3 China coking coal and coke markets in bullish near-term outlook 2018-10-31

The near-term prospect remains bright for China's coking coal and coke markets, fueled by an array of supportive factors including supply crunch. Coking coal supply has been quite tight i

4 Strategic opportunity & prospect for Sino-Mongolia cooperation on coal, Fenwei president 2018-11-08

The Sino-Mongolia Mining Forum, hosted by Aluminum Corporation of China Limited and undertaken by China Aluminum International Trading Co., Ltd, was held in Shanghai on November 8. During the meeting,

5 China coke market likely to further rise on low stocks 2018-11-01

Coke producers in China have proposed price rise of another 100 yuan/t for the third round since early October , as coke stocks remained low at both coking and steel plants. One Xinzhou-b

6 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 31) 2018-10-31

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Prices generally edged up 10 yuan/t in Yuyang districy of Shaanxi, as output decreased amid stringent environmental crackdowns and sales wer

7 Chinese thermal coal traders firm up prices as sentiment improves 2018-11-02

Chinese thermal coal traders have become firmer in upholding their offer prices after the spot market picked up from a consecutive decrease that lasted for more than a week. One trader ba

8 China's import coal market weakness likely to extend as demand stagnates 2018-11-01

Weakness in China's import thermal coal market is likely to extend after lasting for over a month, as utilities' buying demand continues to stagnate and traders tend to shun import trades to dodge ris

9 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 2) 2018-11-02

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Coal prices increased by 5-10 yuan/t again at some mines in Yulin city, Shaanxi province where trucks were waiting in lines for coal load

10 China faces power supply risks as coal-fired capacity growth slows 2018-11-02

China added less coal-fired power capacity in the first nine months of the year than in the same period of 2017, and that could crimp electricity supply during peak periods of the coming winter, the c