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China Jul PPI up 5.5pct on yr

2017-08-09 10:31:00 Others sxcoal.com

China's producer price index rose 5.5% from a year earlier and up 0.2% from a month ago in July, showed data released by the statisti...

Hebei Jul PMI for steel sector down to 54.4

2017-08-01 11:47:00 Others sxcoal.com

Hebei, China's top steel producing province, saw its Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for steel sector fell from June's 56.7 to 54.4 ...

Cargo shipments increase, driven by rising bulk cargo transport

2017-07-27 15:25:00 Others sxcoal.com

China's cargo shipments amounted to 21.71 billion tonnes in the first half of the year, up 10% year on year, official data showed. ...

CNNC's new reactor set to go into global market

2017-07-19 09:04:00 Company,  Nuclear,  Others chinadaily.com

China National Nuclear Corp, one of the country's largest nuclear companies, is one step closer to exporting its high-temperature gas...

China's Q2 GDP higher than expectations

2017-07-18 08:52:00 Others reuters.com

China's gross domestic product (GDP) rose 6.9% in the second quarter from a year earlier, the same rate as the first quarter, the Nat...

China H1 coal industry FAI up 0.2% on yr, NBS

2017-07-17 13:51:00 Others sxcoal.com

China's fixed-asset investment (FAI) in coal mining and washing industry amounted to 111.3 billion yuan ($16.44 billion) in the first...

China's first flammable ice pilot extraction a complete success

2017-07-10 14:39:00 General,  Viewpoint,  Others sxcoal.com

China wrapped up its first trial mining of flammable ice in the South China Sea and successfully closed the first gas drilling on Jul...

Weekly global coal market news summary (Jul 3-Jul 7)

2017-07-07 11:50:00 Others sxcoal.com

Coal India achieves 92% of coal production target in June Coal India achieved 92% of actual coal production target, standing a...

Three Gorges Group electricity output exceeds 2,000 TWh

2017-07-06 08:31:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Others sxcoal.com

Three Gorges Group, one of China's hydropower giants, said its total electricity output exceed 2,000 TWh late July 3 since first hydr...

China's manufacturing activity expands for 11th month

2017-06-30 11:35:00 Others sxcoal.com

The official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) stood at 51.7 in June, compared with the previous month's 51.2 and above the 50-point m...

Weekly China coal market news summary (Jun 26-Jun 30)

2017-06-30 11:33:00 Others sxcoal.com

Chinese govt measures may help ensure peak-season coal supply The Chinese government is expected to take a bunch of measures t...

China contributes to solving global capacity glut: Premier

2017-06-29 08:50:00 Others sxcoal.com

Premier Li Keqiang said on June 27 that China has helped reduce excessive capacity, contributing to a wider move by the international...

Guodian to transfer 7 hydropower cos amid losses

2017-06-21 11:31:00 Others sxcoal.com

China Guodian Corporation, one leading power generator in China, has put seven subsidiary hydropower companies on sale, a move analys...

Combustible ice seen boosting energy in China

2017-06-05 08:52:00 Others sxcoal.com

China's reserves of combustible ice, a natural gas hydrate, are estimated at 80 billion tonnes of oil equivalent, which suggests mass...

China May official PMI stable at 51.2

2017-05-31 11:23:00 Others sxcoal.com

China's official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) came in at 51.2 in May, in line with April's number, showed data from the National ...

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1 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2017-08-22

China's met coke prices further climbed last week. Steel mills basically accepted major coking plants' sixth price hike since late June in order to maintain high operating rates amid favorable profit.

2 Weekly China coal market news summery (Aug 14- Aug 18) 2017-08-21

China finishes 85% of coal overcapacity cutback target of 2017 China has retired 128 Mtpa of coal capacity or 85% of the 2017 target by end of July this year, with 17 Mtpa of the outdated cap

3 China's DCE raises margin size for coke and coking coal futures 2017-08-21

China's Dalian Commodity Exchange will adjust up the margin size for coke and coking coal futures by 12% of the contract value effective August 21 (Tuesday), in a move to curb speculation amid soaring

4 China auctions shale deposits for 1st time 2017-08-21

China for the first time auctioned off shale gas exploration right to a 695 square kilometer swath of land in Southwestern China's Guizhou province, Guizhou Provincial Department of Land and Resources

5 China finishes 85% of coal overcapacity cutback target of 2017 2017-08-18

China has retired 128 Mtpa of coal capacity or 85% of the 2017 target by end of July this year, with 17 Mtpa of the outdated capacity kicked out in the month, showed data from China National Coal Asso

6 China's utilities face losses on exorbitant coal prices 2017-08-18

China's thermal power plants are now subjected to severe losses under high domestic coal prices, despite a rise of power consumption in the first half of year. A Shanxi-based coal-fired p

7 China's Jingtang port embraces first coal containers train 2017-08-18

With hooting whistle piercing the silence, the first train loaded with coal containers arrived at northern China's Jingtang port on August 15, local media reported, marking coal trucks henceforth step

8 China apprenticed to Portugal's EDP for clean energy 2017-08-18

China Three Gorges (CTG), a Chinese state-owned energy company, bought 49% of Energias de Portugal (EDP) 's share of Portugal's largest wind farm cluster for 248 million euros ($290 million) at the en

9 Shanxi halts coal mines after landslide accident; supply may tighten 2017-08-17

North China's coal-rich Shanxi province has ordered production halts at coal mines, mainly opencast mines, operating in Heshun County, Jinzhong city, after a deadly landside accident.

10 Slowing demand points to further weakness in China thermal market 2017-08-17

Utilities showed waning zest in buying thermal coal as their coal burns slid after recent peak, a sign of further ease-off in prices. Daily coal burn at the top six coastal utilities drop

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1 China prolongs customs clearance for Mongolian coal 2017-08-16

The customs clearance for Mongolian coking coal imported into China has been prolonged since the Naadam Festival in Mongolia in mid-July. It now takes at least one month to finish customs

2 World's largest floating solar farm starts operation in Anhui 2017-08-15

A gigantic 40-MW floating solar farm has started generating power in Huainan, a coal-rich city in eastern China's Anhui province, which could power about 15,000 households a year. More th

3 China halts building of coal power plants 2017-08-15

China is holding back from building new coal-fired power plants to avoid risks of overcapacity and promote a clean energy mix. A total of 150 GW of new coal power generation capacity will

4 China to integrate coal and power resources to cut overcapacity 2017-08-15

Chinese government bodies are pushing restructuring in the field of coal and electric power so as to fend off coal-fired power overcapacity, according to a statement released on the official website o

5 China ups pressure on North Korea with ban on coal imports 2017-08-15

China announced it will halt part of imports from North Korea on August 14, as it implemented a package of sanctions passed by the United Nations Security Council on August 6. China will

6 Shanxi halts coal mines after landslide accident; supply may tighten 2017-08-17

North China's coal-rich Shanxi province has ordered production halts at coal mines, mainly opencast mines, operating in Heshun County, Jinzhong city, after a deadly landside accident.

7 China coal industry FAI up 1.6% on yr in Jan-Jul, NBS 2017-08-14

China's fixed-asset investment (FAI) in coal mining and washing industry amounted to 141.3 billion yuan ($21.21 billion) in the first seven months this year, up 1.6% from the previous year, showed dat

8 China halfway to 2020 target to cut 800 Mtpa coal capacity 2017-08-15

China has hit the halfway point towards meeting it target of cutting coal mining capacity by 800 million tonnes a year by end-2020, the state planner said. Tackling industrial and mining

9 IMF urges China to be bolder on steel, coal capacity cuts 2017-08-16

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged China to set more ambitious targets for its coal and steel industries to cut excess production capacity and bring more efficient plant on line as Beijing bi

10 Coal India profit lags behind estimates on rising costs 2017-08-15

Coal India, the world's largest producer of the fuel, reported a wider-than expected 23% drop in first-quarter net income as rising expenses continued to dent profitability at the state-owned company,

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1 China coal bases expedite high-quality capacity release 2017-08-15

China's top coal producing provinces are speeding up releasing of high-quality mining capacity recently, in response to the call of the National Development and Reform Commission, aiming to address cu

2 Chinese state planer calls for vigorous coal supply for utilities 2017-08-11

Chinese state planner the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said it will take vigorous measures to secure coal supply for power plants, as rallying coal prices and tight supply have ar

3 Slowing demand points to further weakness in China thermal market 2017-08-17

Utilities showed waning zest in buying thermal coal as their coal burns slid after recent peak, a sign of further ease-off in prices. Daily coal burn at the top six coastal utilities drop

4 China thermal coal market shows signs of stabilization 2017-08-10

Thermal coal prices showed signs of stabilization in China after rising for four weeks, as market players expected demand from utilities to gradually cool off amid fading heatwave. Trader

5 China traders uphold thermal coal prices amid wait-and-see sentiment 2017-08-11

Most traders opted to uphold thermal coal prices in China amid solid demand from inland utilities, yet there's a growing wait-and-see sentiment on worries of slide in utility coal burn as the weather

6 China's six coastal utilities coal stocks hit 3-mth low 2017-08-11

China's six major coastal power utilities saw their coal stocks keep going down since entering August when air conditioners were still exhaling cold air. On August 10, sxcoal.com data sho

7 China's top six coastal power companies see coal stocks rebound 2017-08-17

Withthe summer peak season of coal burns drawing to the end, coal stocks of China's top six coastal power companies were rebounding gradually to normal levels. Many traders were eager to

8 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 10) 2017-08-10

Thermal coal Domestic market With balanced production and sales levels, most miners kept offer prices stable in Inner Mongolia; trucks basically no longer needed to wait in queue to load

9 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 11) 2017-08-11

Thermal coal Domestic market Except a 10 yuan/t price rise for some salable coal grades, prices of most thermal coals remained stable in northern Shanxi, where miners reported low stocks

10 S. China thermal coal prices dip on lack of demand 2017-08-21

Thermal prices went down at southern China ports, as the demand lost momentum from utilities with lower coal burn. Trade volumes were below market expectations, and prices fell back moder