Spot thermal coal prices fell for the sixth consecutive day on February 3 at northern China ports, as demand has showed no signs of improving since the Chinese New Year holiday.
A lack of
Chinese coking coal miners adopted a wait-and-see approach in early February, waiting for more pricing clues amid uncertainty over sustainability of coke firms' replenishment.
Chinese thermal coal prices started softening at main production areas late this week after holding steady for a week, as a clearer downtrend at the portside market dampened buying appetite from trade
Newcastle thermal coal futures have declined to the lowest in more than 10 months as China and India have scaled up domestic supply while Europe, facing warmer weather and a slowdown in economy activi
2023 coal exports to surpass 500 Mt, minister
Indonesia plans to produce 695 million tonnes of coal in 2023 and
forecasts exports at 518 million tonnes, Energy and Mineral Resourc...
More signs of further decline emerge in
China's thermal coal market
thermal coal market witnessed the fourth day of falling on February 1 as demand
remained weak despite gradual
Infographic | Indonesia coal exports in Dec 2022
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Thermal coal prices at northern China ports may come under downside pressure, as portside inventories are far higher than levels of corresponding periods in recent years.
As of January 29
Changes in Mongolian coal selling price and sales patterns are putting uncertainty to the exports to its largest destination China in 2023, which had been expected to be high backed by strong demand.
Indonesia plans to produce 695 million tonnes of coal in 2023 and forecasts exports at 518 million tonnes, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arifin Tasrif said on January 30.
India, the world's second-largest steel producer, has several initiatives underway to increase domestic raw coking coal production to 140 million tonnes by 2030, more than doubling the production of 5
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The mining giant BHP is reportedly considering closing its Mt Arthur coal mine, in New South Wales, in advance of its 2030 target.
Sources noted that BHP had told the mine staff that it m
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