Thermal coal shipments were dented from northern China ports to those in the south and along the Yangtze River, where relatively high stockpiles are squeezing storage room for new arrivals, market sou
China's coking coal prices showed signs of bottoming out in the middle of this week, with online auctions fetching higher prices thanks to the growing buying appetite from traders and coking plants.
Production area Thermal coal supply to market buyers remained in shortage against the backdrop of prioritized shipments to term contract customers. This has helped recent price reb
Coal companies should not "substantially" lift their selling prices by "unreasonably" pushing up the distribution cost, China's state planner said on its portal on May 19.
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Southwest China's Yunnan province produced 21.12 million tonnes of raw coal during January-April, up 12.6% year on year, showed data from the provincial development and reform commission.
China's top five provinces – Hebei, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Shandong and Shanxi – produced a total of 50.01 million tonnes of crude steel in April, accounting for 53.9% of the country's total. The volume s
The U.S. Texas saw its power demand hit a monthly record high on May 17 as sweltering heat sent the demand for air conditioners surging.
Amarillo city reached 101 degrees (38.3 Celsius) o
Japan imported 13.45 million tonnes of coal in April, up 1.6% year on year, preliminary data from the Ministry of Finance showed on May 19.
The imports were worth 461.46 billion yen ($552
China coking coal, met coke and steel market key figures in focus.
Liaoning province in northeastern China registered a year-on-year rise of 6% in raw coal output to 10.52 million tonnes during January-April, showed data from Liaoning Bureau of Statistics.
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