Weekly global coal market news summary (Sep 14-Sep 18)

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China, Mongolia to build three more cross-border rail lines

The governments of China and Mongolia will work to build three more cross-border rail lines, in an effort to expand Mongolia's export...


North Queensland Aug coal exports rebound from 1-1/2 yr low

Coal exports from three terminals of North Queensland in Australia were back above 10 million tonnes in August after hitting the 18-m...


Bullish sentiment persists in seaborne thermal coal market

After a flurry of trades this week, sentiment kept bullish in the Chinese seaborne import thermal coal market, stoking prices to furt...


Vietnam's Jan-Aug coal exports slump 30.28% on yr

Vietnam exported 472,000 tonnes of coal in first eight months this year, slumping 30.28% from the same period of 2019, showed the pre...


Vietnam Aug coal import rises 16.6% on mth

Vietnam's coal imports reversed a two-month decline in August, rising 16.6% from July to 5.13 million tonnes, showed preliminary data...


S Korea Aug thermal coal import falls 18.42% on yr

South Korea's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coals) fell 18.42% from the year-ago level and 13.6% from July t...


S Korea Aug met coal imports dive over 40% YoY

South Korea's met coal (including coking coal and PCI coal) imports in August dropped noticeably from both a year ago and the precedi...


Canada's Alberta Jul raw coal output hits a new low

Coal production in Alberta, a coal-rich energy hub in Canada, fell to a trough since 2009 in July, showed data from the Alberta Energ...


Germany Jul hard coal import slumps 35.69% on yr

Germany imported 1.5 million tonnes of hard coal in July, falling 35.69% year on year and 4.53% month on month, according to prelimin...


Colombia's Q2 coal production nearly halves on yr

Coal-rich Colombia saw its coal production plunge 49% year on year to 9.7 million tonnes in second quarter of 2020, impacted by quara...


India's coal-fired power generation up 9.4% on recovering industrial activity

India's coal-fired power generation grew by 9.4% year on year in the first half of September, thanks to recovering industrial activit...


India's coal output down 10% in first 5 mths of FY21

India's coal production fell 9.9% from a year ago to 234.14 million tonnes during April-August, the first five months in the fiscal y...


India's Aug coal import plunges 34.9% on yr

India's coal import registered a deep fall of 34.9% from a year ago to 12.46 million tonnes in August of 2020, owing to sluggish dema...


Ukraine Jul coal output inches up 2.47% to 2.59 Mt

Ukraine's coal output increased 2.47% from the year-ago level to 2.59 million tonnes in July, showed the latest data from the country...


(Writing by Emma Yang  Editing by Harry Huo)
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