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Colombia coal output falls 11.7 pct in Q1 to 19.6 mln T

2018-05-24 09:29:00 Production & Sales,  International

Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 19.6 million tonnes in the first quarter, down 11.7% from output the y...

Shaanxi Apr raw coal output increases 5pct on yr

2018-05-24 08:20:00 Production & Sales

Shaanxi province in northwestern China produced 42.61 million tonnes of raw coal in April, accounting for 106.28% of the monthly aver...

Shanxi Jan-Apr power consumption up 9pct on yr

2018-05-23 15:18:00 Production & Sales

Shanxi consumed 69.41 TWh of electricity over January-April this year, up by 9% from the year prior, said Shanxi Bureau of Statisti...

Mongolia Jan-Apr coal exports down 10.72% YoY

2018-05-23 08:56:00 Production & Sales,  Cost & Profit

Coal-rich Mongolia exported 10.33 million tonnes of coal over January-April, down 10.72% from a year ago, showed data from the Mine...

Shanxi raw coal output totals 270 Mt in Jan-Apr, unchanged YoY

2018-05-22 15:41:00 Viewpoint,  Production & Sales

Northern China's Shanxi province produced 268.62 million tonnes of raw coal in the first four months, almost unchanged from a year ...

Hebei Jan-Apr crude steel production down 8.9% on yr

2018-05-22 12:04:00 Production & Sales

Hebei in northern China produced 67.65 million tonnes of crude steel in the first four months of 2018, showed data from Hebei Provi...

China's key steel mills' daily steel output up 1.7pct in early May

2018-05-22 10:37:00 Production & Sales

China's key steel mills' daily output of crude steel stood at 1.94 million tonnes in early May (May 1-10), increasing 1.74% from ten ...

China's energy guzzlers Jan-Apr power use up 4.3% YoY

2018-05-22 10:28:00 Production & Sales

Power consumption of China's four energy-intensive industries rose 4.3% year on year to 592.9 TWh in the first four months of the y...

E. China's Heze city Apr raw coal output climbs 45pct on yr

2018-05-21 14:58:00 Production & Sales

Heze city in eastern China's Shandong province produced 1.57 million tonnes of raw coal in April, climbing 45% from a year earlier, s...

Henan thermal coal purchase for power generation totals 9 Mt in Apr

2018-05-18 08:44:00 Production & Sales,  Thermal Coal

Central China's Henan province saw its power plants under unified dispatch purchase up to 8.99 million tonnes of thermal coal in Ap...

China's top 3 provinces contribute 67.5% of raw coal output in Jan-Apr

2018-05-17 17:44:00 Production & Sales

Northern China's Inner Mongolia, Shanxi and Shaanxi produced 67.5% of the country's total raw coal in the first four months, showed d...

Inner Mongolia's Zhunger Apr coal sales up 7.4pct on yr

2018-05-17 10:03:00 Production & Sales

Zhunger in Inner Mongolia autonomous region sold 23.9 million tonnes of coal in April, increasing 1.65 million tonnes or 7.4% from th...

SW. China's Liupanshui Apr raw coal output at 3.04 mln T

2018-05-17 08:42:00 Production & Sales

Liupanshui city in southwestern China's Guizhou province produced 3.04 million tonnes of raw coal in April, with daily production rea...

China Shenhua Apr polythene sales slump 41.4pct YoY

2018-05-17 08:42:00 Company,  Production & Sales

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, one world-class coal-based integrated energy company, sold 17,300 tonnes of polythene in April, a year...

China's solar power generation grows faster than other sources

2018-05-17 08:41:00 Production & Sales,  Solar

China's solar power generation growth exceeded other power sources over the first four months as the country continues to upgrade its...

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1 China Apr thermal coal imports down 28.12% on mth 2018-05-24

China imported 9 million tonnes of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous) in April, tumbling 3.52 million tonnes or 28.12% from the preceding month and 0.78 million tonnes or 7.98% year on yea

2 China Coal Daily Track (May 24) 2018-05-24

Thermal coal Domestic market Price increments of slack thermal coal were maintained at 5-10 yuan/t recently at main production areas. Purchase sentiment of traders faded a little aft

3 Sentiment falls sharply for the bearish in China coal market, downside looms large 2018-05-24

Sentiment took a sudden turn for the worse in China's domestic thermal coal market after the authorities issued series of measures to cap the growing prices. Utilities scaled down or canceled purchase

4 Fenwei: China's thermal coal rise may slow down under policy regulation 2018-05-24

The continual rallies in China's thermal coal market since the early rebound in mid-April may slow its pace in the short run, after the authorities issued measures to stabilize prices and strengthen

5 Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in Apr 2018-05-24

Profitability of Chinese coal mines continued edging down in April, showed monitoring data from industry portal on the six major thermal coal fields and six major coking coal fields in no

6 Shaanxi Apr raw coal output increases 5pct on yr 2018-05-24

Shaanxi province in northwestern China produced 42.61 million tonnes of raw coal in April, accounting for 106.28% of the monthly average volume this year, showed data from Shaanxi Administration of Co

7 China's thermal coal prices inch up at production areas 2018-05-24

Thermal coal prices inched up at China's major production regions, thanks to improved sales driven by higher power demand from households in hot summer and consequently drawdown of stocks at most mine

8 China coking coal gains momentum from increasing coke prices 2018-05-23

China's coking coal market saw a price hike of 30-50 yuan/t, including mid-sulfur resources, high-sulfur blending and primary coking coal, backed by active purchase from coking plants following its fo

9 China spot coal market reacts to authorities' move to bring prices back to normal 2018-05-23

Following a meeting late last week, Chinese authorities held another meeting late May 21 ordering miners to slash spot price of 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal to below 570 yuan/t FOB at northern ports

10 China's NDRC encourages reporting wrongdoings in domestic coal market 2018-05-23

China's top planning body, the National Development and Reform Commission, issued a notice encouraging reports of illegal activities in the domestic coal market, in an effort to ensure normal supply-d

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1 China to adopt multi-measures to bring coal prices back to rational, NDRC 2018-05-21

China will take a series of measures to bring down coal prices to reasonable levels, because the recent rally is not supported by market fundamentals, state media reported, citing officials from the N

2 China Apr raw coal output up 4.1pct YoY, NBS 2018-05-15

China produced 293.3 million tonnes of raw coal in April, an increase of 4.1% year on year, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on May 15. Over January-April, raw coa

3 N Korea intends to export coal to China after a diplomatic breakthrough with US 2018-05-16

Some North Korean traders were offering low-price coal to Chinese traders and have stored up a number of cargoes at North Korean ports, expecting to deliver them over the border when a diplomatic brea

4 As temperatures soar, China coal traders bet on shortages 2018-05-17

China's thermal coal futures rose to a six-week high on May 16 as traders bet on a supply crunch as lower hydro power output and forecasts of a summer heat wave spurred expectations of rising demand f

5 China's thermal coal futures tumble on government intervention report 2018-05-23

China's most active thermal coal futures prices fell more than 4%t in early morning trading on May 23, on track for the biggest one-day drop since November 2016 Prices of thermal coal fut

6 China's May coal imports may stay stable from Apr 2018-05-15

China's coal imports in May are expected to stay stable from the level recorded in April this year, as relevant authorities seemed to be less strict in banning import coal following continuous price r

7 India's thermal coal imports rise over 15% in Q1 2018-05-14

India's thermal coal imports rose by more than 15% in the first three months of 2018, with Indonesia accounting for about three-fifths of total supplies, according to vessel arrival data from Dubai-ba

8 China's top 3 provinces contribute 67.5% of raw coal output in Jan-Apr 2018-05-17

Northern China's Inner Mongolia, Shanxi and Shaanxi produced 67.5% of the country's total raw coal in the first four months, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). On M

9 China Shenhua Apr commercial coal output down 2% YoY 2018-05-16

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, a listed arm of newly-merged China Energy Investment Corporation, produced 24 million tonnes of commercial coal in April, dropping 2% year on year and 4.38% month on m

10 India's state power plants resume coal imports amid domestic shortages 2018-05-18

State-run thermal power plants in India's coastal states have again begun buying overseas coal due to domestic coal shortages, government and utility officials said, in a setback for the country's lon

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1 Thermal coal prices rise at China's production areas as demand improves 2018-05-08

Thermal coal prices started gaining strength at China's major production areas along with increased demand, according to the latest survey by leading energy consultant Fenwei Energy, operator of ind

2 Major factors behind 200 yuan/t drop in China's spot thermal coal price since Feb 2018-05-10

China's thermal coal prices have dropped by nearly 200 yuan/t in total at northern ports in more than two months starting from early February, mainly impacted by quickly weakened demand after the Luna

3 China thermal coal market faces downward risks in short run 2018-05-16

Despite unexpected price rallies amid current slack season, China's thermal coal market at Bohai-rim ports is still facing downward risks in the short term, given little improvement of demand from uti

4 Fenwei: China thermal coal prices to go upward, yet downward risk remains 2018-05-09

China's thermal coal prices are expected to keep going up in the short term after experiencing a small drop-back in late April, according to the latest Fenwei Coal Weekly Update (Apr 29-May 5) by

5 China thermal coal prices turn stable after recent pickup 2018-05-11

Prices of thermal coal traded at northern China ports tended to stabilize following nearly three weeks of rise, with the market still lacking solid support. Coal stocks remained high at t

6 Chinese steel inventories are declining fast 2018-05-10

Chinese steel inventories are now falling quickly after hitting a multi-year high earlier this year. The dramatic turnaround can be seen in the chart below from ANZ Bank, showin

7 Import thermal coal bid-offer spread remains wide; shipping rate high 2018-05-11

The bid-offer spread for import thermal coal into China remained wide, as optimistic foreign miners were keen on raising offer prices to levels beyond expectations of Chinese utilities that are not in

8 Intensified environmental crackdown may cause new capacity cuts in China coke industry 2018-05-14

A new round of capacity cutback may stage in China's coke-making industry, as increasingly stringent environmental checks force producers to limit output. The move was led by Xuzhou

9 China's seaborne coal freight rates jump on multiple factors 2018-05-11

China's seaborne coal freight rates were jumping recently, a result of rising fuel prices and bad weather-interrupted shipping at some northern ports. As of May 8, China Coastal Freight C

10 China orders miners to lower 5,500 Kcal coal below 570 yuan/t before Jun 10 2018-05-23

China's state planner ordered leading miners to lower price of 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR coal to below 570 yuan/t FOB with VAT before June 10, in a bid to stem recent rallies, Shanghai Securities News reporte