Weekly China coal market news summary (Jun 29-Jul 3)

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China May coal imports fall for 1st time this yr

China's coal imports (lignite included) logged the first decline this year in May, falling 19.7% year on year, showed customs data, m...

 

China May coking coal imports down 19.1% on yr

China's coking coal imports totaled 4.79 million tonnes in May, down 19.1% year on year and 23.8% month on month, data from the Gener...

 

CHN Energy Jul term contract prices reach new high so far this yr

China's top coal mining group China Energy Investment Corporation, or CHN Energy, raised its monthly term contract prices of thermal ...

 

Customs authorities suspend coking coal clearing at N port on quota shortage

Chinese customs temporarily stopped customs clearing services for coking coal imports at Jingtang port in northern China's Hebei prov...

 

Supply woes spur buying interest of thermal coal at N China ports

Buying appetite of spot thermal coal was seen notably higher at northern China ports, spurred mainly by supply shortage at main produ...

 

China's top 10 coal miners post 1.22% growth in Jan-May output

Coal production of the 10 largest coal producers increased by 1.22% year on year in the first five months, according to data released...

 

China's met coke market sees downward pressure

Downside risks loom in China's metallurgical coke market on July 2, after a Shanxi-based steelmaker asked for a 50 yuan/t cutback on ...

 

China May coke imports surge 54.13% MoM

China imported 189,200 tonnes of coke in May, surging 54.13% from a month ago, customs data showed. The figure was also ...

 

China coal mine safety authority warns of possible floods at mines

China's National Coal Mine Safety Administration warned of possible floods at coal mines alongside persistent strong rainfalls in Sou...

 

China Jan-May coal railway shipments down 8% on yr

Coal shipments by railway totaled 920 million tonnes across China in the first five months, down 8% from a year ago, data from the Na...

 

China Guizhou has 259 operating coal mines, capacity over 137 Mtpa

Guizhou, a key coal production province in southwestern China, has 259 coal mines in operation, with capacity combined at 137.87 mill...

 

Gansu aims to improve coal transportation capacity in and out of the province

Northwestern China's Gansu province proposed to comprehensively improve its energy production, storage and transportation capacity, a...

 

Thermal coal options trading kicks off in China's commodity exchange

Thermal coal options officially came online on June 30 at China's Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE) after a trial run for more than ...

 

China launches power trading guideline to protect marketization

China officially established the guideline on medium- and long-term electricity trading based a 2016 temporary version, to ensure the...

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