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Vale maintains 2020 iron ore production target

2020-10-14 08:57:55 Company,  International,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

Brazilian mining giant Vale is maintaining its iron ore production target of about 310 million tonnes this year, said CFO Luciano Sia...

Brazil Sep iron ore exports hit the highest since 2015

2020-10-12 11:03:48 Import & Export,  International,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

Brazil's iron ore exports increased 5.9 million tonnes or 18.5% on a yearly basis to 37.86 million tonnes in September, the highest s...

Iron ore prices likely to fall further in Q4, Morgan Stanley

2020-09-25 13:50:03 Price,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

Morgan Stanley forecast global iron ore prices would slightly retreat in the fourth quarter this year, with easing demand from China ...

Vale plans to lift iron ore capacity to 450 Mtpa

2020-09-18 10:09:48 International,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

Brazilian mining giant Vale SA said on September 16 that it plans to lift iron ore production capacity to 450 million tonnes per annu...

Iron ore prices rise to 6-yr-plus high amid China's mounting appetite

2020-09-16 08:59:33 Iron Ore sxcoal.com

Iron ore prices hit a six-and-a-half-year high last week due to the significantly increased demand from China, where industrial and e...

China's Aug iron ore imports fall 10.91% on mth, GAC

2020-09-07 14:24:10 Import & Export,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

China registered a 10.91% monthly decline in iron ore imports to 100.36 million tonnes in August, showed the latest data from the Gen...

Nathan River strikes deal with Amur, Glencore

2020-08-28 08:59:33 Company,  International,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

Glencore and Russian giant Amur Minerals decided to back an iron ore project in Australia's Northern Territory. Th...

China Jul iron ore output unchanged YoY

2020-08-20 14:29:07 Production & Sales,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

China's domestic run-of-mine (ROM) iron ore output was largely flat in July compared with that a year earlier, although prices were s...

China's spot iron ore hits a 6-1/2 year high

2020-08-19 11:18:01 Viewpoint,  Price,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

Chinese spot iron ore prices climbed to a new high of six and a half years, as market participates are bullish about the steel market...

S Korea Jul iron ore imports up 23.73% MoM

2020-08-18 14:06:32 International,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

South Korea's iron ore imports logged a robust month-on-month rise of 23.73% to 6.07 million tonnes in July, which fell 10.36% year o...

Iron ore discharging difficulties to ease in 2nd-half Aug, CISA

2020-08-17 08:48:44 Iron Ore sxcoal.com

China Iron and Steel Association said recently that the issue of iron ore vessel discharging would alleviate in mid- or late-August a...

Mining industry may boost Australia's virus-hit economy

2020-08-13 14:52:51 International,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

The outbreak and spread of COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year has completely changed the worldwide economic landscape. Australia was...

IEA forecasts 2020 global coal demand to drop by 8%

2020-08-13 14:33:16 General,  Viewpoint,  Company,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

The global coal demand may contract by 8% in 2020, showing the largest decline since World War II, according to the forecast of the I...

Rising iron ore prices rattles Chinese investors with a potential decline

2020-08-13 10:50:46 Viewpoint,  Price,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

While global economy is in a deep recession currently as the COVID-19 epidemic is still rampant, iron ore, unlike other commodities, ...

China Jul iron ore imports up 10.8% MoM

2020-08-07 14:35:34 Import & Export,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

China imported 112.65 million tonnes of iron ore in July, increasing by 10.97 million tonnes or 10.78% from June, compared with a mon...

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In anticipation of the potential supply tightness in November, spot traders in the Chinese domestic thermal coal market adjusted up offer prices to feel out market reaction. Several offer

2 Chinese buyers turn to Canada for premium coking coal 2020-10-29

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3 Indonesian low-CV coal further loses strength after 4-session plateau 2020-10-29

CFR China price of Indonesian low-calorific value thermal coal further lost strength after holding steady for four sessions, as buying from Chinese users subdued after a flurry of deals reached for sh

4 China Coal Energy's 3Qs net profit down 27.9% YoY 2020-10-29

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., one listed arm of China National Coal Group, posted its net profit contract 27.9% year on year to 4.15 billion yuan ($618.61 million) in the first three quarters, said the

5 Inner Mongolia's Wuhai Jan-Sep raw coal output up 10.30% YoY 2020-10-29

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6 China's Sep thermal power output sees marked MoM decline 2020-10-29

China's thermal power generation logged a 0.2% rise year on year but 17.03% reduction from a month ago to 422.3 TWh in September, showed the latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics.

7 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 29) 2020-10-29

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8 China's thermal coal prices up slightly on growing demand 2020-10-28

Chinese spot thermal coal market closed the trading day with a marginal rise on October 28, as buying interest increased at northern ports, sources said. Offer prices of 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR

9 Australian thermal coal exports to China slump in Oct, Kpler data 2020-10-28

Australian thermal coal exports to China may tumble to a record low this month, data from Kpler indicated, a proof of tightening restriction on Australian fuel. As of October 28 this mont

10 Japan's carbon neutral target to hit Australia's coal and natural gas exports 2020-10-28

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1 Mongolia's coal output surges 71.5% on mth in Sep 2020-10-22

Mongolia's coal output (including hard coal and lignite) surged 71.5% from the preceding month to 4.89 million tonnes in September, official data showed. The production was also 2.6% high

2 China's Sep raw coal production dips 0.9% on yr, NBS 2020-10-19

China's raw coal production dipped 0.9% year on year to 331.07 million tonnes in September, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on October 19. The decline was mainly

3 NW China's Ningxia lacks coal supply to local power plants 2020-10-20

Ningxia Hui autonomous region in Northwestern China can't produce enough coal to meet demand of local power plants, which sources more than 40% of supply from other provinces, according to a the regio

4 Inner Mongolia's coal output on the increase, govt official 2020-10-22

Inner Mongolia, a key energy hub in North China, saw its coal production on the increase since October with various measures to release coal capacity and ensure supplies, said a government official.

5 Ganqimaodu Sep coal imports up 5.42% on month 2020-10-23

Coal imports through China's Ganqimaodu border crossing, the major gateway for Mongolia coking coal to China, increased 5.42% from a month ago to 2.48 million tonnes in September, realizing a positive

6 South 32's Jul-Sep thermal coal output up 20%, met coal rises 22% on qtr 2020-10-21

South 32, an Australian diversified miner, produced 6.77 million tonnes of thermal coal in July-September period, up 1% year on year and 20% quarter on quarter, showed data from the company's quarterl

7 China Shenhua Sep commercial coal output up 11.9% YoY 2020-10-20

Commercial coal output of China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd., a listed arm of China Energy Investment Corp., grew 11.9% from a year ago to 23.5 million tonnes in September, the company said in a report la

8 Anglo American lowers its thermal coal output goal 2020-10-23

Anglo American PLC cut its full-year guidance for thermal coal production from 21 million tonnes to 19 million tonnes, due to strikes at Cerrejon mine in Colombia, the company said its quarterly produ

9 S Korea Sep coal imports up to an 8-mth high 2020-10-20

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10 Shandong phases out 60.2 Mtpa coal capacity in 5 yrs 2020-10-22

Shandong province in eastern China has phased out a total 60.2 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of coal production capacity since the beginning of the 13th "Five-Year Plan" period (2016-2020), said the

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

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2 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

3 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

4 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

5 China's NDRC urges sufficient coal supply to NE provinces 2020-10-20

China's top economic planner called for sufficient coal supply to northeastern provinces to ensure energy security during the winter heating period. The directive was given at a recent me

6 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.

7 Shanxi coking coal prices climb on solid demand; Australian prices pull back 2020-10-12

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8 Chinese buyers increase Mongolian coking coal purchases after Australian coal ban 2020-10-16

Chinese steel mills and coking plants have stepped up purchases of Mongolian coking coal on the heels of customs restriction on Australian shipments, sources said. Shipments of Mongolian

9 Indonesian low-CV thermal coal prices edge higher 2020-10-14

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10 China's seaborne thermal coal market clouded by policy uncertainty 2020-10-16

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