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China Shenhua polythene sales decline for 4 straight months

2019-05-16 16:19:41 Production & Sales,  MTO

China Shenhua Energy (1088.HK) published its April's coal chemical operational data late May 15. According to the data, sales of poly...

China Coal Mar PE output rises 9.8% on mth

2019-04-19 14:12:25 Company,  MTO

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., one listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 67,000 tonnes of polyethylene (PE) in March, risin...

China Shenhua Mar polyolefin sales surge 18pct YoY

2019-04-15 11:46:22 Company,  Production & Sales,  MTO

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, sold 61,400 tonnes of polyolefin (PO) in March, up 18.1% year on year, said the company in a statement...

Sinopec kicks in polyolefin project construction in Guizhou

2019-03-29 08:32:15 MTO

China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) announced to kick in construction of its polyolefin project in Zhijin county in Gu...

Jiutai Energy Zhunger kicks start 600,000 T/yr olefin project

2019-03-25 09:44:43 Company,  MTO

Jiutai Energy Zhunger Co., Ltd. put an olefin project with a capacity of 600,000 tonnes per annum into operation in Zhunger in Ordos ...

Datong Coal Mine launches a 600,000 T coal-to-olefin project

2019-03-21 09:00:28 Company,  MTO

Datong Coal Mine Group Co., Ltd., a state-owned coal mining enterprise based in Shanxi province, started construction of a coal-to-ol...

China Coal Feb PO output up 7.2% MoM, sales down 19.4%

2019-03-15 08:58:36 Company,  Production & Sales,  MTO

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., one listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 119,000 tonnes of polyolefins (PO) in February, ri...

MTO's "thrombosis" needs a radical cure

2019-03-13 16:10:27 Viewpoint,  MTO

China has launched 28 sets of methanol-to-olefin (MTO) facilities by far, with the total annual production at 13.29 million tonnes. H...

China Shenhua Jan polythene sales down 7.1% YoY

2019-02-19 11:48:20 Company,  Production & Sales,  MTO

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, one world-class coal-based integrated energy company, sold 33,900 tonnes of polythene in January, decr...

China's total methanol capacity reaches 88 Mtpa

2019-02-12 17:25:34 MTO

China registered its methanol production capacity total 87.59 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) or so as of the end of January, monitor...

China Coal Dec PE output up by 4.8% YoY

2019-01-16 11:36:09 Company,  Production & Sales,  MTO

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., one listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 65,000 tonnes of polyethylene (PE) in December, up...

China coal chemical industry sees good profitability

2018-11-27 16:49:00 Viewpoint,  Resource,  Environmental Protection,  MTO,  Glycol

Insiders are positive on the profit prospects for coal chemical industry despite the coal de-capacity policies, environmental restric...

China Coal Energy Aug PE output inches up but sales down

2018-09-18 14:25:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  MTO

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., one listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 67,000 tonnes of polyethylene (PE) in August, up 6...

China Shenhua Jun polythene sales up 3.1% YoY

2018-07-18 09:51:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  MTO

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, one world-class coal-based integrated energy company, sold 29,700 tonnes of polythene in June, a yea...

China Shenhua May polythene sales surge 57.5pct YoY

2018-06-15 11:13:00 Production & Sales,  MTO

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, one world-class coal-based integrated energy company, sold 32,600 tonnes of polythene (PE) in May, an ...

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1 Bearish sentiment clouds Chinese spot thermal coal market 2019-05-23

Chinese spot thermal coal market was clouded with bearish sentiment as demand turned sour. Some traders dumped cargoes to accelerate money return, while some others halted sales temporarily.

2 Indonesian thermal coal price drops quicken, outlook bleak 2019-05-23

Decline of Indonesian thermal coal prices gathered pace in China's seaborne import market, along with depreciating Chinese currency and utilities' lukewarm buying. On May 22, the Fenwei C

3 Tangshan Caofeidian port cuts lump-sum charges by 2 yuan/t 2019-05-23

Tangshan Caofeidian port, also known as coal terminal controlled by Qinhuangdao Port Co., Ltd, decided on May 22 to lower lump-sum charges, effective the same day. The port cut lump-sum c

4 China steel majors enjoy stronger sales in Apr 2019-05-23

Leading Chinese steel firms registered a 6.32% rise year on year in steel products sales in April, showed official data. Member companies of China Iron and Steel Association (CISA)

5 China's Baowu eyes moving blast furnaces to Cambodia 2019-05-23

China's top steel maker Baowu Group is studying plans to relocate blast furnaces from remote Xinjiang to Cambodia in a bold example of China's heavy industry shifting excess capacity overseas, a sourc

6 Guangdong: muggy weather pushes up power demand 2019-05-22

Muggy weather since May has been ramping up electricity demand in southern China, with economic hub Guangdong province seeing a surge in power load. At 10:24 a.m. May 18 (GMT+8), Guangdon

7 Australian state leader calls for timeline on Adani coal mine approvals 2019-05-22

Australia's Queensland state premier on May 22 called for India's Adani Enterprises to sit down with the state regulator to work out a definitive timeline to obtain approvals for a controversial coal

8 Iron ore prices expected to pull back in Q3, NDRC 2019-05-22

Iron ore prices are expected to start falling back in the third quarter, showed a forecast from China's top economic planner, as supply is poised to increase while demand growth could be limited.

9 SDIC, Huaneng Caofeidian ports cut lump-sum charges 2019-05-22

SDIC and Huaneng Caofeidian ports announced to lower lump-sum charges on May 22, said their operators in notices released on May 21. The two ports both cut lump-sum charges by 2 yuan/t to

10 Shanxi plans to build 384km-long railways for bulk goods companies in 2018-20 2019-05-22

Shanxi planned to build dedicated railways for all large mining groups and newly-built logistics parks by 2020, said the provincial government earlier this month. These groups and logisti

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1 Canada Ridley Apr coal exports slide 10.5pct on yr 2019-05-20

Coal exports of Canada's Ridley Terminals posted a year-on-year decrease of 10.5% in April, showed the latest data. The volumes came in at 0.57 million tonnes, down from 0.64 million tonn

2 China to allow users to apply for tariff exemption on US goods, coal on the list 2019-05-17

China announced on May 13 that it will allow part of US imports free from additional tariffs after granting the applications of relevant interest parties. Coking coal, as well as anthracite and other

3 China adopts further measures to lower power price 2019-05-16

China announced to adopt the second batch of measures to help realize the country's yearly target of reducing power price by another 10% in industrial and commercial sectors, said a government stateme

4 Weekly global coal market news summary (May 13-May 17) 2019-05-17

Import thermal coal comes under pressure amid poor China demand Following further decline of Chinese yuan amid escalation of US-China trading rift, import thermal coal prices edged lower lat

5 Weekly China coal market news summary (May 13-May 17) 2019-05-17

China Apr raw coal output registers slower growth, NBS China saw a slower growth in raw coal production in April, as mines' operations were strictly restricted by frequent safety and environmen

6 Vietnam Jan-Apr coal imports surge 2.23 times on yr 2019-05-13

Vietnam imported 13.34 million tonnes of coal over January-April, surging 2.23 times from the preceding year, according to preliminary data released by Vietnam customs. As traditional coa

7 S. Korea Apr thermal coal imports up 25.27% MoM 2019-05-15

South Korea's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) climbed significantly in April compared with a month ago. The country imported a total 7.58 million tonne

8 China's CGN Energy to invest $251 mln in Brazil's wind, solar projects 2019-05-17

Chinese company CGN Energy International Holdings Co Ltd will invest $251 million in solar and wind energy in Brazil's Bahia state, local government announced recently. The investment wil

9 Weekly natural gas market news summary (May 13-May 17) 2019-05-17

China Apr natural gas output up 7.9% YoY China's natural gas output came in at 14.1 billion cubic metres (bcm) in April, up 7.9% from the same month a year earlier, but the lowest level sinc

10 Weekly new energy news summary (May 13-May 17) 2019-05-17

Global energy investment steadies at $1.85 trln after 3-yr fall, IEA Global energy investment steadied at nearly $1.85 trillion last year after three years of decline, with slowing energy effic

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1 Chinese spot thermal coal market holds steady 2019-05-08

Chinese spot thermal coal market ended a rather underwhelming day with both supply and demand almost unchanged at northern transfer ports. With bullish and bearish factors interweaved, on

2 Indonesian thermal coal gains in China, Australian coal under pressure 2019-05-09

Indonesian thermal coal further gained steam in Chinese seaborne import market after a week of slow recovery, buoyed by decreased supplies from the country amid Ramadan. A few large Chine

3 China thermal coal market turnaround on the cards 2019-05-06

Thermal coal market is likely to improve at northern China ports, backed by active restocking from utilities and traders' speculative buying. A lot of power producers are set to kic

4 Falling Chinese yuan dampens domestic buying appetite for import coal 2019-05-14

Chinese buying interest for overseas thermal coal subdued, due to the fall of Chinese yuan triggered by the suspension of China-US trade negotiations after the U.S President Donald Trump raised tariff

5 Chinese traders expect a weaker spot thermal coal market this week 2019-05-13

Chinese traders anticipated thermal coal prices to weaken at northern China's Bohai-rim ports this week following stableness in the past week. Utilities' buying appetite has stayed lukewa

6 Indonesian thermal coal trades into China deferred by high prices, traders 2019-05-10

Trades of Indonesian thermal coal into China have been deferred by rising prices this week, which seemed to have put a brake on price pickups on May 9 and add an uncertain shade to the short-term mark

7 High cost to limit downside room for China thermal coal 2019-05-15

Spot thermal coal prices are less likely to drop much at northern China ports, underpinned by firm cost and expectations for pre-summer stockpiling. It is more likely for spot price

8 China spot thermal coal market seen in lack of upward strength 2019-05-10

Upward trend seemed losing steam in spot thermal coal market at northern China ports, as stockpiles stay high while demand tends to remain soft for the days ahead. Coal stocks kept

9 Indonesian, Australian thermal coal remain strong in Chinese market 2019-05-07

Indonesian and Australian thermal coal offers stayed strong in Chinese seaborne import market, though trades were yet to improve after the May Day holiday and no clear market signs emerged.

10 Indonesian thermal coal prices soften on lack of demand 2019-05-16

Offer prices of Indonesian spot thermal coal cargoes edged down amid a lack of demand from Chinese buyers rattled by the falling Chinese yuan caused by US-China trade rift. One Zhejiang-b

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