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Huanghua port's coal handling hits monthly record in Jun

2020-07-03 14:53:04 Production & Sales

Coal handling of Huanghua port, one of major coal transfer ports in northern China, reached 18.75 million tonnes in June, exceeding 7...

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

2020-07-03 10:50:30 Production & Sales

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

China National Nuclear Power H1 new energy power generation surges 667.74%

2020-07-03 10:01:50 Production & Sales,  Nuclear

China National Nuclear Power Co., Ltd, the world's fourth largest nuclear power producer, saw power generation from new energy surge ...

Chinese steel market bracing for slack demand season

2020-07-02 10:18:48 Price,  Production & Sales

Chinese steel market is bracing for typically slack demand season, alongside rising steel stockpiles and slightly contracted demand, ...

Gansu plans to retire 1.56 Mtpa of coal capacity in 2020

2020-07-02 09:47:38 Production & Sales

Gansu province in northwestern China plans to retire a total 1.56 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of coal production capacity at ten ...

Coal India output falls for third straight month in Jun on tepid demand

2020-07-02 09:20:57 Company,  Production & Sales,  International

Coal India Ltd (CIL) reported a 12.8% fall in production in June, reflecting the third straight month of decline in output as nationa...

Xinjiang Jan-May raw coal output rises 15.9% on yr

2020-07-02 09:16:05 Production & Sales

Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region saw a 15.9% year-on-year rise in raw coal output in the first five months this year, showed local of...

Poland's May coal output and sales fall to lowest on record

2020-07-02 09:02:09 Production & Sales,  International

Coal output and sales at Polish mines fell to their lowest on record in May as some closed or reduced production to stop the spread o...

Xinjiang Jan-May power output up 11.6% on yr

2020-07-01 10:54:14 Production & Sales

Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in northwestern China saw power generation rise 11.6% year on year to 138.22 TWh in the first five m...

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

2020-07-01 09:44:28 Company,  Production & Sales

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 Gas fuel sales growth slows as lockdown batters demand

2020-06-30 09:17:29 Company,  Production & Sales

China Gas Holdings Ltd , one of China's largest independent piped gas distributors, said on June 26 gas sales in its latest financial...

Indonesia Jan-May coal production down 8% YoY

2020-06-29 15:11:39 Import & Export,  Production & Sales,  International

Indonesia's coal production totaled 228 million tonnes in January-May, down 8% from the same period last year, and reaching 41% of it...

India's electricity output falls steeply in first half of June

2020-06-28 09:57:52 Production & Sales,  International

India's electricity generation during the first half of June fell at a slightly faster rate than in May, provisional government data ...

Tata Steel closes Jamadoba mine after employee tests positive

2020-06-28 08:33:09 Production & Sales,  International

Tata Steel on June 26 announced the temporary closure of its Jamadoba coal mine after a mine manager tested positive for Covid-19 on ...

Ordos Jan-May coal-based oil production slides 9.1% YoY

2020-06-24 11:44:39 Production & Sales,  CTL,  Coal Gas

Inner Mongolia's Ordos city produced 321,100 tonnes of coal-based oil products from January to May, falling 9.11% year on year, and t...

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1 China Coal Daily Track (Jul 3) 2020-07-03

Thermal coal Production area Large miners in Yulin of Shaanxi saw normal production and sales and stable prices, while some small miners raised prices by 5 yuan/t as output reduced amid maint

2 China coking coal rises at slower pace as sentiment sours for coke 2020-07-03

China's coking coal prices are slowing down their rises as the sentiment sourced in the downstream coke sector, putting the lid on the raw material demand. Coke producers and steel makers

3 Indonesian low-CV coal prices fall below $24/t; downward pressure remains 2020-07-03

Offer prices of Indonesian thermal coal prices nudged lower on June 3 in the Chinese seaborne import market due to the poor demand curbed by a lack of import quotas. Market participants surmised the d

4 China's thermal coal prices climb quickly on bullish outlook 2020-07-03

Thermal coal prices moved up rapidly at northern Chinese ports late this week, on the back of revived market confidence for higher buying demand and tight supply. Prevailing offers for 0.

5 High inventory at power plants may cap thermal coal price rise 2020-07-03

Chinese domestic thermal coal prices may have limited uptick space in early July, as downstream buyers have sufficient stocks at present and are less likely to release much buying interest until consu

6 China Jun coastal coal shipping market: freight rates down on soft demand 2020-07-03

China's coastal coal shipping market spiraled down in June, as shipment demand still lacked support while shipping capacity was in surplus. Utilities were prudent in spot coal purchase du

7 China coal mine safety watchdog warns of possible floods at mines 2020-07-03

China's National Coal Mine Safety Administration warned of possible floods at coal mines alongside persistently strong rainfalls in South China and Southwest China. Entering the rainy sea

8 China launches power trading guideline to protect marketization 2020-07-03

China officially established the guideline on medium- and long-term electricity trading based a 2016 temporary version, to ensure the market can develop healthily free from too much government interve

9 China National Nuclear Power H1 new energy power generation surges 667.74% 2020-07-03

China National Nuclear Power Co., Ltd, the world's fourth largest nuclear power producer, saw power generation from new energy surge 667.74% year on year to 1.29 TWh in the first half of this year, sa

10 China Jun thermal coal market: prices rise amid tight supply 2020-07-03

Thermal coal prices further went up in China's main production areas in June, as supply tightened owing to safety regulation and control on sales quota in Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia. Pric

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1 China May coking coal imports down 19.1% on yr 2020-06-29

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 General Administration of Customs showed. Value of the impo

2 CHN Energy Jul term contract prices reach new high so far this yr 2020-07-02

China's top coal mining group China Energy Investment Corporation, or CHN Energy, raised its monthly term contract prices of thermal coal for July delivery to a new high so far this year, market sourc

3 Japan's thermal coal imports hit 5-yr low in May 2020-06-29

Japan's thermal coal imports (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) fell 10.11% from a year ago and 21.91% from a month ago to 7.13 million tonnes in May, hitting the lowest level since June 2015, data

4 Japan May coking coal imports drop to a new low 2020-06-30

Japan's coking coal imports in May dropped to a record low since January 2015 when started recording, according to official data. The country imported 4.65 million tonnes of co

5 Australia's resources export earnings to fall 10% in 2021 as pandemic hits 2020-06-30

Australia's mining and energy export earnings are expected to hit a record high this financial year then drop 10% in the year to June 2021 as commodity prices tumble due to coronavirus pandemic lockdo

6 China's top 10 coal miners post 1.22% growth in Jan-May output 2020-07-01

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

7 Indonesia sets Jul coal HBA price at lowest in 4 yrs 2020-07-03

The Indonesian government set its coal benchmark price (HBA) for July at $52.16/t, down from $52.98/t last month, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry said in a statement on July 3.

8 China May coke imports surge 54.13% MoM 2020-07-01

China imported 189,200 tonnes of coke in May, surging 54.13% from a month ago, customs data showed. The figure was also a sharp increase compared with only 2,147 tonnes in the same month

9 Mongolia's exports drop by 40.6% in H1 2020-07-01

In the first six months, Mongolia's total exports amounted $2.2 billion, according to the Customs General Administration. Mongolia's exports decreased by 40.6% or $1.5 billion in the firs

10 Indonesia Jan-May coal production down 8% YoY 2020-06-29

Indonesia's coal production totaled 228 million tonnes in January-May, down 8% from the same period last year, and reaching 41% of its 2020 output target of 550 million tonnes, Indonesian government d

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1 Chinese utilities' shipment cancellation clouds Indonesia thermal coal outlook 2020-06-23

Several Chinese utilities reportedly cancelled shipments for up to 12 vessels of imported thermal coal, mostly Indonesia coal, further clouding outlook of the fossil fuel in the near term.

2 Quota crunch deters Chinese appetites on seaborne coking coal 2020-06-24

After three power plants in Jiangsu's Nantong withdrew a total of 12 vessels seaborne thermal coal, concerns about a lack of quotas for coking coal imports are deterring Chinese steel mills from furth

3 Uncertainty looms large for Indonesian thermal coal export to China 2020-06-24

Uncertainties loomed large for Indonesian thermal coal exports to China, after several utilities in Jiangsu province canceled shipment due to a lack of import quotas. Market confidence wa

4 Chinese demand muted for Indonesian thermal coal amid festival 2020-06-28

Chinese buying demand for Indonesian thermal coal stayed muted during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, with a lack of clarity on market direction in the days ahead. The festiva

5 China May coal imports fall for 1st time this yr 2020-06-29

China's coalimports (lignite included) logged the first decline this year in May, falling 19.7% year on year, showed customs data, mainly dragged by tightened import quotas. Coal im

6 Chinese thermal coal prices kept stable; sentiment swings 2020-06-24

Chinese domestic thermal coal market continued to move sideways on June 24, the last trading day before a three-day holiday of the Dragon Boat Festival. But some traders were concerned of downward ris

7 Indonesian thermal coal stays weak on waned demand 2020-06-22

Indonesian thermal coal prices remained weak at the beginning of this week, as Chinese end users' demand was still dented by tightened customs restriction and India continued to shun imported coal ami

8 Coking coal rally continues in China on restocking activity 2020-06-22

Coking coal prices almost achieved across-the-board rises in main production areas of China, boosted by replenishments of coke plants. Data from showed coking coal stocks at sur

9 Indonesian thermal coal likely to further head south amid faltering demand 2020-06-30

Indonesian seaborne thermal coal market witnessed another silent session on June 30, with few deals concluded and offers/bids largely unchanged. The most-traded 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR thermal

10 Cost rises fueling bullish sentiment to Chinese thermal coal market 2020-06-28

Chinese domestic thermal coal market sentiment was supported by increased costs after the Three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday. The market has flatlined for almost two weeks with variou

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