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Shaanxi's Yuyang orders halt at all coal washing plants for inspection

2020-09-18 14:53:42 Production & Sales

Authorities in Yuyang district of Shaanxi province ordered all the local coal washing plants to stop receiving coal while taking back...

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

2020-09-18 11:04:58 Production & Sales

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...

Ejin Horo Aug raw coal production falls 4% on yr

2020-09-18 08:42:27 Production & Sales

Ejin Horo in Inner Mongolia produced 14.57 million tonnes of raw coal in August, falling 4% year on year and down by 11.7% from July,...

Guangdong Aug power consumption rises for 4th straight mth

2020-09-17 11:59:45 Production & Sales

Power consumption of Guangdong province in South China climbed up 4.72% year on year in August, marking increase for the fourth conse...

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

2020-09-17 10:55:50 Production & Sales,  International,  Thermal Power

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

China Shenhua Aug polythene sales up 20.4% YoY

2020-09-17 08:49:36 Company,  Production & Sales

China Shenhua Energy posted a 20.4% year-on-year increase in polythene sales in August, the company said in a report on September 16....

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

2020-09-17 08:35:25 Production & Sales,  International

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...

China industrial sector power use gains further momentum in Aug

2020-09-16 17:30:00 Production & Sales

Power consumption in China's industrial sector climbed at a faster speed in August, in a sign that industrial activities in the world...

Shaanxi to conduct half-month safety checks at coal mines

2020-09-16 14:33:52 Policy,  Production & Sales,  Thermal Coal

Shaanxi, a major coal production province in Northwest China, decided to conduct safety checks at coal mines over September 14-30, sa...

China's coal production may still face limited growth in Sep

2020-09-16 13:53:20 Production & Sales,  Thermal Coal

China's coal production is still likely to face limited growth in September, impacted by concentrated safety inspections at major coa...

Ordos Aug coal sales decrease 8.2% YoY

2020-09-16 11:05:44 Production & Sales

Ordos city in Inner Mongolia reported an 8.2% year-on-year drop in coal sales to 53.86 million tonnes in August, data showed from Ord...

China Shenhua Aug commercial coal output up 2.1% YoY

2020-09-16 10:14:57 Company,  Production & Sales

Commercial coal output of China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd., a listed arm of China Energy Investment Corp., grew 2.1% from a year ago an...

China Coal Aug commercial coal output up 9.3% YoY

2020-09-16 08:58:29 Company,  Production & Sales

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of China National Coal Group, churned out 9.80 million tonnes of commercial coal in August...

China's Aug natural gas output rises 3.7% on yr, NBS

2020-09-16 08:39:15 Production & Sales

China's natural gas production grew by 3.7% from the preceding year to 14.2 billion cubic meters in August, showed data from the Nati...

Hunan Aug power consumption up 4.9% on yr

2020-09-15 16:25:19 Production & Sales

Power consumption in central China's Hunan province hit a new high this year in August, also the highest in the same month of past ye...

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1 Australian thermal coal offers jump amid Chinese purchases 2020-09-18

Australian thermal coal offer prices continued with a rapid increase on the back of increased purchases from Chinese buyers. High-ash 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal for November and Decem

2 Wait-and-see sentiment prevails in China's thermal coal market 2020-09-18

Chinese thermal coal market participants intended not to take positions temporarily amid lack of clarity on import quotas and guidance that may come from a meeting summoned by the nation's top economi

3 China met coal extends strength, but upside may be capped 2020-09-18

China's metallurgical coal market extended strength at major production bases late this week, and prices of multiple coal grades are likely to climb higher or hold steady in the near term.

4 Weekly global coal market news summary (Sep 14-Sep 18) 2020-09-18

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 expo

5 Weekly China coal market news summary (Sep 14-Sep 18) 2020-09-18

China's Aug raw coal production rises 2.48% on mth China produced 325.81 million tonnes of raw coal in August, growing 2.48% from in July, showed the latest data from the National Bure...

6 China Coal Daily Track (Sep 18) 2020-09-18

Thermal coal Production area All preparation plants in Yuyang district, Yulin, Shaanxi province was temporarily shut down and banned to buy coal yesterday. The time when their operation cou

7 China to subsidize newly-added biomass power plants, totaling 1.5 bln yuan 2020-09-18

China issued an action plan to subsidize newly-commissioned biomass power plants in order to boost development of the renewable sector and reduce emissions. The central government will ap

8 Shaanxi's Yuyang orders halt at all coal washing plants for inspection 2020-09-18

Authorities in Yuyang district of Shaanxi province ordered all the local coal washing plants to stop receiving coal while taking back all the coal quotas in the noon of September 17 until passing insp

9 India Q2 thermal coal imports slump 41.5% on yr 2020-09-18

India's thermal coal imports in the second quarter declined 41.5% from the same period a year earlier, as power demand was heavily hit during the COVID-19 epidemic. Some participants predicted India's

10 Bullish sentiment persists in seaborne thermal coal market 2020-09-17

After a flurry of trades this week, sentiment kept bullish in the Chinese seaborne import thermal coal market, stoking prices to further highs. Australian high-ash 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR therm

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1 China Aug coal import down 37.29% on yr 2020-09-07

China's coal import in August slumped 37.29% from 32.95 million tonnes a year ago to 20.66 million tonnes, latest data from General Administration of Customs released on September 7.

2 Mongolia Aug coal exports jump 55% on mth 2020-09-10

Mongolian coal exports in August jumped 55.19% from July-level to around 3.97 million tonnes, according to calculation by based on previous data by the Mongolian Customs General Administrat

3 S Korea plans to retire half of coal-fired power plants by 2034, president 2020-09-09

South Korea plans to close 30 more coal-fired power plants by 2034, in a bid to meet the country's emission reduction targets, President Moon Jae-in said in a statement on September 8. Th

4 China to conduct safety inspections on coal mines this mth 2020-09-08

China's Coal Mine Safety Administration will conduct safe checks on coal mines in 11 major production provinces later this month in an effort to prevent any major accidents, according to a document is

5 China Aug rail coal shipment at 140 Mt 2020-09-07

China's rail coal shipment reached 140 million tonnes in August, showed data from rail authorities. Coal stocks at China's key power plants could cover up to 23 days of use.

6 Vietnam to rely on coal-fired power for future decades 2020-09-09

Vietnam will continue to rely on coal-fired power generation as its major energy source in the following decades to ensure energy security, Deputy National Assembly Chairman Phung Quoc Hien said on Se

7 Japan's May coal-fired power generation dips to 4-yr low on waned demand 2020-09-07

Japan's coal-fired power generation dropped to a four-year low in May, along with significantly waned electricity demand impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The generation in May was only

8 Vietnam to import 60 MT of thermal coal by 2030 2020-09-11

Vietnam will be increasingly dependent on coal imports to ensure its energy security in the next decade. The Ministry of Industry and Trade said lately that imports of coal and liquefied

9 S Africa's Jul thermal coal exports up 23.93% YoY 2020-09-07

South Africa's thermal coal (bituminous coal) exports increased by 23.93% from a year ago to 4.94 million tonnes in July, the first positive year-on-year growth seen since this year, customs data show

10 Zhejiang to cap Sep-Nov coal usage at utilities to meet 2020 target 2020-09-10

Zhejiang province in eastern China plans to cap thermal coal consumption at major coal-fired power plants over September-November in order to meet this year's coal curtailment target. Con

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1 Coking coal supply in Inner Mongolia may tighten amid quota control 2020-09-01

Supply of coking coal may get tight in northern China's Inner Mongolia in the rest days of this year, local producers reported, as local authorities keep strict control on production quotas.

2 Chinese listed coal cos profits decline on weak prices 2020-09-04

Overall profitability of Chinese listed coal enterprises declined in the first half of 2020, caused mainly by softening coal prices amid poor demand from end users. According to China Coa

3 Will China's coal imports this year exceed 300 Mt? 2020-09-10

With continuously strict curbs on coal imports, the inflow volume has been controlled well in the world's top coal import country. Are there any chances that the annual imports this year can break thr

4 Chinese thermal coal traders wait for top miner's Sep contract prices 2020-08-31

Many traders at northern China's transfer ports have stopped dumping spot thermal coal cargoes, as they started to wait for CHN Energy's September monthly contract prices for a direction. Both sellers

5 Thermal coal suppliers eye China for possible import relaxation; market quiet 2020-09-01

Seaborne thermal coal suppliers continued looking to China for potential import relaxation after northeastern China's power plants were heard to be given new import quotas recently, given China's lead

6 Is NE China really in coal shortage? 2020-09-01

With the end of summer peak power demand in most areas of China, Northeast China is starting to build up coal stocks for the long winter months. Relevant authorities have explicitly stated the need to

7 China's thermal coal market sizzling on short supply, more inquiries 2020-09-08

Spot thermal coal market became sizzling at northern China ports, with more inquiries from buyers and higher bullishness for the near-term prices on the back of supply shortage. The short

8 China's import thermal coal lull lingers on lack of buys 2020-09-03

Chinese seaborne import thermal coal market stayed in a lull near late this week, as domestic restocking interest was still capped by import restrictions and weaker electricity consumption amid strong

9 Australian thermal coal seems gaining strength from India market 2020-09-04

Following export headwinds amid China's import curbs, Australian high-ash thermal coal seems to be gaining strength from increased buying interest from Indian market. India, which typical

10 Indonesian thermal coal further softens on sluggish trades 2020-08-31

Prices of Indonesian thermal coal further softened, as trading activity was still greatly hindered by import policy of its main importers, China and India, and local supply cuts seemed not effective e