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Coke futures ascends in China amid upbeat sentiment

2017-11-24 08:42:00 futures

China saw coke futures extend rally on the back of bullish outlook among producers, with those in Handan, Hebei having increased spot...

China thermal coal futures dips 0.25pct; coking coal up 6.74pct

2017-11-24 08:30:00 futures

The most-traded thermal coal for January delivery on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange was at 638.2 yuan/t on November 22, nudging dow...

China steel futures extend losses as demand slows

2017-11-20 08:48:00 futures

Chinese steel futures fell for a third day on November 17, with demand in the world's top consumer of the metal expected to slow over...

China coal futures edge down on lack of demand

2017-11-16 08:54:00 Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal,  futures

Thermal coal futures 1801 slid 5 yuan/t from a day ago to 638.8 yuan/t on November 15, as utilities were inactive in purchase. ...

China coke futures dip on steel production cuts

2017-11-16 08:48:00 futures

China's coke futures edged lower as market participants expected a slowdown in demand with northern steel mills launching production ...

Chinese commodities futures tumble on concerns of slowing economy

2017-11-16 08:08:00 Iron Ore,  futures

Chinese commodities futures tumbled across the board on November 15, with steel and metals posting losses, amid concerns about a slow...

China steel futures rise, output cuts support

2017-11-14 08:22:00 futures

Chinese steel rebar futures rose on November 13 as output cuts in major steelmaking cities tightened supply. The most ac...

Steel rises with raw materials in China on speculative trading

2017-11-09 16:44:00 Policy,  Price,  futures

Futures of steel and its raw materials rose to multi-week highs in China on November 9, a rally that traders say may be fueled by spe...

China DCE iron ore futures hits 2-wk top following steel rising

2017-11-06 14:45:00 Iron Ore,  futures

Chinese iron ore futures climbed to their strongest level in almost two weeks on November 6, tracking firmer steel prices after China...

China's steelmaking raw materials futures rise

2017-11-03 09:01:00 Environmental Protection,  futures

Chinese coking coal and iron ore futures rallied on November 3 as capacity curbs in top steelmaking city Tangshan may fall short of e...

China iron ore futures hits 4-mth low ahead of winter steel cuts

2017-11-01 08:40:00 Iron Ore,  futures

China's iron ore futures dropped more than 3% to a four-month low on October 30 and were on track for a second straight monthly drop ...

China steel and raw materials futures retreat after smog-driven rally

2017-10-19 08:30:00 Price,  futures

Prices of steel and its raw materials futures pulled back on October 17, after recent gains that were fuelled by steel production cut...

Shanghai steel futures sags on profit-taking, raw materials extend losses

2017-10-11 08:46:00 futures

Shanghai rebar steel futures slid nearly 5% on October 10 as investors locked in gains after prices rallied in the previous session w...

China steel futures rises as market eyes winter cuts; iron ore, coal slide

2017-10-10 08:38:00 futures

Shanghai steel rebar futures jumped nearly 3% on October 9 as Chinese markets reopened after a week-long holiday, with investors anti...

China coking coal, coke futures prices sink again amid oversupply worries

2017-09-26 08:35:00 Price,  Coking Coal,  futures

China's steel raw materials extended recent losses on September 25, with coking coal futures down more than 5% and coke futures hitti...

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1 Weekly China coal market news summary (Nov 20- Nov 24) 2017-11-24

China Oct thermal coal imports decline 6.28% on yr China imported 6.86 million tonnes of thermal coal (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal but lignite) in October, down 6.28% from th

2 China's LNG imports rise to second highest on record ahead of heating season 2017-11-24

China's imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in October nearly doubled from the same month a year ago to the second highest on record, according to customs data, as companies boosted imports of the

3 China coastal thermal coal market further strengthens as demand picks up 2017-11-24

Market sentiment has shifted from downbeat to upbeat in China's coastal thermal coal market, as demand continues to pick up while spot supply further tightens. Some cement plants in south

4 Chinese thermal power industry in large loss despite falling coal prices 2017-11-24

Many Chinese coal-fired power plants are suffering from large losses now, even though domestic coal prices are virtually heading downward. "We are losing money in both heating and power g

5 China Oct thermal coal imports decline 6.28% on yr 2017-11-24

China imported 6.86 million tonnes of thermal coal (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal but lignite) in October, down 6.28% from the preceding year and 32.88% month on month, showed the lates

6 Inner Mongolia thermal coal prices rising for 4 straight mths 2017-11-24

Thermal coal prices rose in northern China's Inner Mongolia for the fourth consecutive month in October, data showed from the regional price monitoring center. In October, thermal coal pr

7 Coke futures ascends in China amid upbeat sentiment 2017-11-24

China saw coke futures extend rally on the back of bullish outlook among producers, with those in Handan, Hebei having increased spot prices by 50 yuan/t. The most actively traded coke fu

8 China thermal coal futures dips 0.25pct; coking coal up 6.74pct 2017-11-24

The most-traded thermal coal for January delivery on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange was at 638.2 yuan/t on November 22, nudging down 0.25% on the day. The downturn in futures was

9 Shuozhou Oct raw coal production up 2.27% YoY 2017-11-23

Northern Shanxi province's Shouzhou city produced 12.91 million tonnes of raw coal in October, up 2.27% from a year ago but down 2.33% from a month ago, according to data of the local coal industry bu

10 Chinese major coal enterprises term contract supply will exceed 80% in 2018 2017-11-23

Chinese major coal enterprises will supply 80% of production to end users in form of mid- and long- contracts, said sources from 2018's China Coal Trade Conference. On November 2

Most Read News Stories

1 Beijing to replace coal with natural gas in heating this winter 2017-11-15

China's capital city of Beijing will replace coal with natural gas in heating in six urban districts this winter, with the last of four heating and power centers expected soon to go into operation, me

2 China NDRC to deepen pricing reforms in monopoly sectors 2017-11-13

The National Development and Reform Commission, China's top economic planner, will further deepen the pricing reform in monopoly industries, such as electric power, natural gas and railroads, as part

3 China coal glut threatens to create $90bn in 'stranded assets' 2017-11-14

China's rapid transition to renewable energy will lead to a surfeit of coal-fired power plants, leaving authorities struggling to dispose of coal infrastructure worth billions of dollars.

4 China renewable power generation will match coal by 2040, IEA 2017-11-15

By 2040, renewables will account for 40% of total power generation in China by 2020, while coal, which contributes about 67% of generation now, will fall to 40% over that period, predicted the Interna

5 China Oct power consumption up 5.0pct on yr, NEA 2017-11-15

China consumed 531.0 TWh of electricity in October, increasing 5.0% from the previous year but sliding 0.13% from September, showed data from the National Energy Administration (NEA) on November 14.

6 Hebei to cut 26 Mtpa coal and 20 Mtpa steel capacity in 2018-2020 2017-11-13

China's major energy base Hebei plans to slash its coal production capacity by about 26 million tonnes to 70 million tonnes between 2018 and 2020, the provincial government said on its Twitter-like We

7 One killed, nine trapped over 48 hours in coal mine collapse in Liaoning 2017-11-14

One miner killed and another nine were trapped underground over 48 hours after part of a coal mine in northeastern China's Liaoning province collapsed on 2: 30 a.m. November 11, National Business Dail

8 Indonesia's Nov HBA thermal coal price up 12% YoY to $94.80/t 2017-11-17

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources set its November thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga Batubara Acuan or HBA, at $94.80/t, up 11.67% year on year and 0.9% from October

9 China vows to stop renewable energy curtailment by 2020 2017-11-14

China will strive to reduce renewable power idling to a minimum by 2020, the country's National Energy Administration (NEA) said on November 13. Power from wind, solar and hydro plants is

10 China natural gas demand to see huge growth this year 2017-11-15

China's natural gas consumption will increase this year on the back of continued policy backing from Beijing, as part of a broader clean-energy drive to replace coal with natural gas and other efforts

Most Read Analysis & Comments

1 China coal market supply loosen and prices stabilize, NDRC official 2017-11-17

Prices of thermal coal are stabilizing toward a more reasonable level, as supply has loosened up since October, thanks to various measures taken by the government and efforts made by relevant parties,

2 Is China's spot coal market rising up again? 2017-11-09

Coal prices rose silently last weekend in Yulin, Shaanxi province. On November 4, premium mixed coal prices were adjusted up by 10 yuan/t at Hanglaiwan mine; Shenshupan mine's slack coal prices also r

3 China coking coal market remains tepid on waning demand 2017-11-07

China's coking coal market remained tepid recently amid weakened demand from coking and steel industries, which were both ordered to cut production in a bid to improve air quality in the typical high-

4 Washed coking coal prices fall further across China 2017-11-08

Chinese domestic offer prices of washed coking coal have fallen in all production regions of the country after Shandong and Hebei reduced their prices this week. The price adjustment is d

5 China's NDRC maps out pricings for 2018 coal term contracts 2017-11-17

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) recently made clear of three pricing mechanisms for mid- and long-term contracts of power coal, in a bid to ensure supply and stabilize prices

6 Chinese coke producers bearish on near-term market amid worsened demand 2017-11-08

Chinese coke producers were depressed about the near-term market as steel mills were expected to buy less material when large-scale production restriction policy is to cover most northern steelmaking

7 Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast 2017-11-13

The Chinese PCI coal market showed downward trend during the past week following similiar situation over one week ago. Key mines at Changzhi, Shanxi province lowered PCI prices by 70-100 yuan/t, af

8 China's supply-side structural reform, macroeconomic situation and forecast 2017-11-17

Macroeconomic situation under the context of supply side structural reform went rather well in China, Niu Li, director of Research Office at State Information Center, said during the 5th Global Ther

9 China six coastal power cos' coal stocks remain high 2017-11-17

Combined coal stocks held by China's six leading power generators in southern and eastern coastal areas have been above 12 million tonnes for over two weeks, indicating measures taken by the govern

10 Price cuts extend in China's key coal production regions 2017-11-17

Under massive pressure Chinese miners reduced thermal coal prices in "the Three West Regions" including Shanxi, Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia, as utility buying interest saw little improvement.