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China iron ore, steel futures dive as mills destocking

2019-11-11 11:14:25 Price,  futures

China's iron ore futures plunged as much as 3.1% in early trade on November 11, cooling for a fourth session as demand declined amid ...

China iron ore futures hit 3-week low on lean winter demand

2019-11-08 17:25:24 Iron Ore,  futures

Iron ore futures in China touched a three-week low in early trade on November 8, on track for their second weekly decline, as prospec...

China iron ore futures edge down tracking weak spot prices

2019-11-07 17:42:01 Iron Ore,  futures

Benchmark Dalian iron ore futures slipped in early trade on November 7 as rising inventories at China's ports kept physical prices un...

Shanghai stainless steel future struggle on supply, demand worries

2019-11-07 11:42:38 Price,  futures

Shanghai stainless steel futures edged lower in early trade on November 6, struggling below the 15,000 yuan/t level, as concerns pers...

China coking coal futures gain on prospects of fresh import curbs

2019-11-05 13:01:24 Coking Coal,  futures

Coking coal futures in China rose on November 5 amid market talks about fresh import curbs on the steelmaking raw material in some pr...

China iron ore futures hit 2-wk low on Brazil supply rebound

2019-11-05 11:20:15 Price,  Iron Ore,  futures

Iron ore futures in China, the world's top consumer of the steelmaking raw material, and in Singapore edged down on November 4 after ...

China iron ore futures stall on firm demand

2019-10-31 08:43:37 Price,  Iron Ore,  futures

China iron ore futures contract held its ground on October 30 after falling as much as 1.9% in early trade, fueled by firm demand out...

China, Singapore iron ore futures slump on demand concerns

2019-10-29 17:25:09 futures

Iron ore futures in Dalian and Singapore fell in early trade on October 29, pressured by worries about demand for the steelmaking raw...

China iron ore futures rise on easing trade tensions, firm demand

2019-10-28 16:22:26 Price,  Iron Ore,  futures

China's Dalian iron ore futures rose as much as 2.3% on October 28, the highest in more than ten days, fueled by trade optimism betwe...

China iron ore futures pare early losses on restocking demand

2019-10-25 08:46:31 Price,  Iron Ore,  futures

China's iron ore futures recovered early losses to extend gains for a fourth session on October 24, on renewed demand optimism as ste...

China iron ore futures extend falls as Tangshan tightens steelmaking curbs

2019-10-16 14:47:22 Iron Ore,  futures

Benchmark Dalian iron ore futures slumped in morning trade on October 16, extending losses into a third session, after China's top st...

China iron ore, coke futures slump more than 2% on cloudy demand outlook

2019-10-15 13:48:18 Price,  futures

Benchmark Dalian iron ore and coke futures slumped more than 2% in late trade on October 14 following growing concerns about demand f...

China hot-rolled steel coil futures hit over 6-wk low on demand worries

2019-10-11 17:27:06 Steel Products,  futures

Shanghai steel futures fell on October 11, with hot-rolled coil hitting its lowest in six weeks, as worries about demand prospects an...

China's Baowu, SHFE sign deal on metal trading

2019-10-10 11:16:31 Company,  futures

China Baowu Steel Group and the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) have reached a strategic collaborative agreement on October 8 to mak...

China's coke futures to strengthen on slow supply recovery

2019-10-09 17:25:35 Price,  futures

Coke futures prices are expected to strengthen in China in the near future, as overall coke output remained low along with slow resum...

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China kept a steady growth of 16.4% in coal-bed methane (CBM) output in October compared with the same month a year ago, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). In Octob

2 China Coal Oct commercial coal output up 47.1% YoY, sales up 60% 2019-11-18

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd. said on November 15 that its October production volume of commercial coal continued jumping by 47.1% year on year, and its sales hiked by 60.0%. Last month, th

3 Chinese 5,000 Kcal coal further edges up, yet worries arise 2019-11-18

Prices of 5,000 Kcal/kg NAR coal continued edging up in China late last week, thanks to relatively brisk trades on the fuel. Yet worries arose that the upward strength, which only supported mild rise

4 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 18) 2019-11-18

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5 Overseas thermal coal prices temporarily stable in China import market 2019-11-18

China's seaborne import thermal coal market ended the last week without much fluctuation, although downward pressure still lingered on due to strict customs curbs. Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/k

6 Over half of India's coal-fired power plants set to miss emission norm deadline 2019-11-18

More than half of India's coal-fired power plants ordered to retrofit equipment to curb air pollution are set to miss the deadline, private industry estimates and a Reuters analysis show, as millions

7 Guangdong to build up a whole industry chain for offshore wind in 2020 2019-11-15

China's southern coastal province of Guangdong will complete a whole industry chain for offshore wind in 2020, from parts manufacturing, inspection, transport to installation, which will reach up to a

8 China's Shenhua Guoneng builds large coal mine in northeast China 2019-11-15

China's state-run utility and coal mining firm Shenhua Guoneng Group has built a large new coal mine in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, China News Service reported. It was not im

9 NDRC: steady energy supply can help meet needs in winter heating season 2019-11-15

Recently, China's top economic planner said energy supply can mostly satisfy heating needs this winter, although there might be supply tightness in some regions and period with the impact of extreme c

10 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 15) 2019-11-15

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1 Mongolia earns $2.75 bln from coal exports to China in 10 months 2019-11-13

Mongolia earned $2.75 billion from coal exports to China in the first 10 months, showed data from the Mongolian Customs General Administration (MCGA) on November 12. The inland country ex

2 China Oct coal production grows 4.4% on yr 2019-11-14

China's raw coal production rose 4.4% from a year earlier to 324.87 million tonnes in October, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed. Compared with 324.1 millio

3 Inner Mongolia hikes coal resource tax rate to 10% from 9% 2019-11-13

Inner Mongolia autonomous region, the biggest coal production center in China, has gained nod from the central government to raise coal resource tax rate to 10% from previous 9%, effective from Octobe

4 China CO2 emissions from energy sector still on rise -researchers 2019-11-15

China's emissions of the climate-warming greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from its energy sector are expected to increase this year and next, driven by rising oil and gas consumption instead of by coal,

5 China Oct PPI dives most in 3 over yrs 2019-11-11

China's producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, dropped 1.6% year on year in October, posting the steepest decline in more than three years, data from the Natio

6 Glencore takes steps to avoid S Africa coal miner strike 2019-11-12

Glencore management will meet with union representatives on November 12 in a last-ditch attempt to avoid widespread strike action at its South African coal mines, a union spokesman said on November 11

7 Vietnam Oct coal imports rebound nearly 40% from a half-yr low 2019-11-14

Vietnam's coal imports rose significantly by 39.29% in October from a nearly half-year low in September, showed data from Vietnam customs. The country imported 4.22 million tonnes in Octo

8 Indonesian RAIN plans to increase coal production to 4.5 Mt in 2020 2019-11-12

Indonesian mining company – PT Resource Alam Indonesia Tbk (RAIN) showed that it aimed to expand its coal output by about 1 million tonnes in 2020 from the estimated volumes of 3.51 million tonnes in

9 NDRC: steady energy supply can help meet needs in winter heating season 2019-11-15

Recently, China's top economic planner said energy supply can mostly satisfy heating needs this winter, although there might be supply tightness in some regions and period with the impact of extreme c

10 S Korea Oct coal imports up 16.2% MoM 2019-11-15

South Korea's coal imports (including thermal coal, metallurgical coal and anthracite) increased 16.2% in October from a two-month low in September, showed the latest customs data. The co

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1 Overseas thermal coal shows signs of weakness in China 2019-11-04

Overseas thermal coal prices appeared to stabilize last week in China's seaborne import market following slow but firm upward increase, leading to a broad perception of price fall soon in the market.

2 Supply-demand mismatch accelerates thermal coal downturn in China 2019-11-04

A mismatch between supply and demand in China's domestic thermal coal market triggered a quicker price downtrend at Bohai-rim ports that has had lasted since early last month. On November

3 Tightening China import grips dampen overseas thermal coal prices 2019-11-07

A number of customs offices have halted clearance services for coal imports this week since the General Administration of Customs allegedly required to tighten grips on the overseas fuel, hurting pric

4 Indonesian thermal coal prices start falling in China seaborne market 2019-11-05

Indonesian thermal coal began losing strength in Chinese seaborne import market, with demand cooling down as its price edge fading away against Chinese domestic coal, which has been falling for more t

5 Wait-and-watch sentiment thick in China thermal coal market 2019-11-06

Wait-and-watch sentiment remained thick among participants in Chinese spot thermal coal market, although a sign emerged for slightly revived inquiry activity early this week. The spot coa

6 Traders expect China thermal coal to stabilize on improved buy 2019-11-05

The majority of traders are anticipating Chinese thermal coal market to stabilize following nearly one month of declines, as some signs showed for the improving buying demand due to multiple favorable

7 China's tightening import curbs may further hit seaborne coal prices 2019-11-11

China's coal imports declined for the second consecutive month in October, the latest customs data showed. Considering tightened import control will continue until the end of 2019, China's falling imp

8 Indonesian low-CV prices further slide with sluggish demand in China 2019-11-08

Indonesian low-calorific value (CV) thermal coal prices continued falling as most Chinese buyers were cautious to take positions amid intensified import restrictions. Supramax cargo of 3,

9 Chinese sellers reluctant to sell as thermal coal prices bottom out 2019-11-11

Thermal coal traders, in anticipation of higher selling prices, became reluctant to sell at northern China ports after domestic prices picked up late last week. On November 8, Fenwei CCI

10 China tightens coal import grips; Australian thermal coal drifts lower 2019-11-14

China's restriction on coal imports seemed to have escalated as many participants confirmed eastern China's Jiangsu province started to suspend customs declaration of overseas coal lately following si

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