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Chinese SOEs profit growth above 20% for 5 mths

2018-10-16 09:45:00 Cost & Profit

Profit growth in China's central state-owned enterprises (SOEs) hit a year-on-year 21.5% in the first three quarters of 2018, faster ...

Shagang revises earnings expectation up amid high steel prices

2018-10-16 08:28:00 Company,  Cost & Profit

Jiangsu Shagang Co., Ltd revised its earnings expectation up to 0.87-1.05 billion yuan ($225.1-271.7 million) for the first three qua...

16 listed Chinese steel firms forecast favorable 3Qs earnings

2018-10-16 08:25:00 Cost & Profit

Most of the 16 listed Chinese steel firms, which had released earning announcement or preannouncement as of October 14, predicted up ...

HBIS 3Qs net profit expected to jump 59.5% on yr

2018-10-15 08:50:00 Company,  Cost & Profit

Hebei Iron and Steel Co., Ltd (HBIS) forecast its net profit to climb 50.34-59.45% from a year earlier in the first three quarters th...

China solar power cost expected to slump 30% in 3 yrs

2018-10-11 08:40:00 Cost & Profit

China expects to reduce cost for solar power generation by further 30% in the coming three years, following notable decrease made in ...

Lingyuan Steel Q3s net profit up 28.21% YoY

2018-10-11 08:35:00 Company,  Cost & Profit

Lingyuan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd realized net profit of 1.28 billion yuan ($185.04 million) in the first three quarters this year, a ...

Liuzhou Iron & Steel 3Q profit to surge 146%-172% on yr

2018-10-09 17:30:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  Cost & Profit

Liuzhou Iron and Steel Co., Ltd is expected to saw a 146-172% year-on-year surge in net profit to 1.84-2.16 billion yuan ($282.46-33...

Anyang Iron & Steel predicts 3Qs net profit to surge 54%-64%

2018-10-09 08:45:00 Company,  Cost & Profit,  Steel Products

Anyang Iron and Steel Co., Ltd in central China's Henan province is anticipated to realize net profit of 1.5-1.6 billion yuan ($230.8...

Japan Aug coking coal imports increase 1.82% YoY

2018-09-28 11:55:00 Production & Sales,  Cost & Profit

Energy-dependent Asian country Japan imported 5.92 million tonnes of coking coal in August, up 1.82% year on year and 5.79% month o...

Changjiang Iron & Steel Jan-Aug profit up 28% on yr

2018-09-27 14:20:00 Production & Sales,  Cost & Profit,  Steel Products

Changjiang Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., one major subsidiary of Magang (Group) Holding Co., Ltd, posted a year-on-year increase of profi...

China Jan-Aug coal mining & washing industry profit up 16.6% on yr

2018-09-27 11:36:00 Cost & Profit

The profit of coal mining and washing industry in China totaled 208.17 billion yuan ($32.03 billion) over January-August this year,...

Chinese SOEs' profits post strong rise in Jan-Aug

2018-09-26 16:37:00 Cost & Profit

Profits of China's state-owned enterprises (SOEs) continued to grow in the first eight months of this year, official data showed. ...

Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in Aug

2018-09-20 17:50:00 Cost & Profit

Profitability of Chinese coal mines strengthened in August from a month ago, showed monitoring data from industry portal o...

Shanxi Coking warns of $146 mln revenue hit from output curbs

2018-09-14 08:42:00 Company,  Cost & Profit

Shanxi Coking Co Ltd, a leading coke producer in China, warned of a 1 billion yuan ($146 million) hit to revenue because of governmen...

Indonesia Jul coal exports up 19.56% YoY

2018-09-13 14:05:00 Import & Export,  Production & Sales,  Cost & Profit

Coal-rich Indonesia exported 38.32 million tonnes of coal in July, up 19.56% from the preceding year and 7.54% from June, showed da...

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1 Fewer coal trades concluded as offer prices further climb up 2018-10-16

China's spot thermal coal market witnessed poor trading activities at the beginning of this week after a rapid price increase last week, which made traders wary of taking positions. One T

2 Bearishness deepens in China import coal market 2018-10-16

Bearish sentiment further deepened among traders for China's import thermal coal market, as the country's lids on import showed no signs of relaxing and buyers' bids trended further down.

3 China's thermal coal prices may hardly rise above the high point last yr 2018-10-16

China's spot thermal coal prices are less likely to rise above the year-ago level in the winter peak demand season, given relatively high stocks at power plants and their cautious buying.

4 Worldsteel raises forecast for 2018, 2019 demand, but risks remain 2018-10-16

The World Steel Association on October 16 doubled its 2018 and 2019 forecasts for global demand growth for the material used in everything from cars to construction, but warned that the outlook was cl

5 Chinese buyers gradually accept 100 yuan/t hike for coke 2018-10-16

Traders and steel makers in China have gradually consented to a 100 yuan/t rise proposed by coke producers, who enjoyed brisker sales in the upturn. Having finalized the price rise,

6 China Sep natural gas imports jump 28.3% on yr 2018-10-16

China imported 7.62 million tonnes of natural gas in September, jumping 28.3% from a year earlier but dipping 1.9% from August, showed data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on October

7 CNNP 3Qs commercial power output rises 13.6% on yr 2018-10-16

China National Nuclear Power Co., Ltd (CNNP) generated 84.94 TWh of commercial power in the first three quarters, a year-on-year rise of 13.55%, said the firm in a statement on October 11.

8 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2018-10-16

China's metallurgical coke market showed signs of upturn at the first week after the National Day holiday, with strength diverged in major production and consumption regions. However, the price wrestl

9 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2018-10-16

Spot prices of thermal coal extended gains at northern China ports in the first week after the weeklong National Day holiday, supported by resilient mine-mouth prices, a rally in truck freight and gro

10 16 listed Chinese steel firms forecast favorable 3Qs earnings 2018-10-16

Most of the 16 listed Chinese steel firms, which had released earning announcement or preannouncement as of October 14, predicted up to 50% surge in profit for the first three quarters this year, medi

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1 Ganqimaodu Jan-Aug coking coal imports at 26.56% of China's total 2018-10-08

Ganqimaodu border crossing in China's Inner Mongolia imported 11.59 million tonnes of coking coal from the neighboring Mongolia over January-August this year, falling 1.76% from the year-ago level but

2 Shanxi to cut coking capacity, coke output to cut toxic emission 2018-10-10

Shanxi province, a major coal mining hub in northern China, vowed to cut coking capacity and annual coke output, according to a government statement on October 9, in line with a long-term drive to red

3 China Sep coal imports decline as demand falls 2018-10-12

China imported 25.14 million tonnes of coal in September, falling 7.18% from the year prior and down 12.35% from August, showed data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on October 12.

4 Mongolia Sep coal exports soar 55.38% on yr 2018-10-12

Mongolia exported 3.58 million tonnes of coal in September, soaring 55.38% on the year and 20.09% on the month, data from the National Statistics Office showed. In January-September, coal

5 India's coal import rises 35% to 21.1 mln T in Sep 2018-10-08

India's coal import increased substantially by 35% to 21.1 million tonnes in September, as against 15.61 million tonnes in the corresponding month previous fiscal. The rise in imports comes at a time

6 Weekly China coal market news summary (Oct 8- Oct 12) 2018-10-12

China likely to extend restrictions on import coal to end of this yr China is likely to extend restriction on import coal to the end of this year, in a move to maintain a relative balance of

7 Peabody Energy to shut parts of Queensland mine after fire 2018-10-12

Coal miner Peabody Energy said on October 11 it intends to permanently seal the area where high methane levels have been concentrated after it reported fire in parts of its North Goonyella mine in Aus

8 Fujian shuts down 34 coal mines with 2.1 Mtpa capacity by end-Sep 2018-10-12

Fujian province in southeastern China shut down 34 coal mines with capacity combined at 2.1 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) as of September 30, marking the completion of its 2018 de-capacity target, s

9 Peabody declares force majeure on North Goonyella mine 2018-10-10

Australian metallurgical coal miner Peabody Energy declares force majeure on deliveries of coking coal from its North Goonyella mine in Australia due to elevated levels of gas at the mine site, market

10 Mongolia Q3 coal exports total 27 Mt 2018-10-11

Mongolia exported a total of 27 million tonnes of coal worth $2.1 billion in the first three quarters of this year, official data showed on October 10. The figure is an increase of 1.5 mi

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1 China spot thermal coal prices close to 650 yuan/t; import curbs likely to remain 2018-10-09

China's thermal coal market moved steadily upward after the weeklong National Day Holiday, with many spot coal traders elbowing up offer prices, pushing up spot price of 5500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal

2 Continued import curbs and short supply underpin China coal prices 2018-10-11

China's port thermal coal prices were well propped up by persistently tight controls on imports alongside production constraints at mines for environmental clear-up. Relevant government d

3 QHD port stocks fall to half-yr low; bullishness shines in Chinese market 2018-10-11

Coal stocks have tumbled drastically to below 5 million tonnes at northern China's Qinhuangdao port recently, paving the way for a likely coal price rise in the future. Eyeing such

4 China's QHD port remains irreplaceable to coal shipment 2018-10-11

China's Qinhuangdao port, as a barometer of thermal coal market and stabilizer of coal prices, is proven irreplaceable to coal shipment, mainly a transfer center for cargoes from production areas to c

5 China's 5,500 Kcal/kg thermal coal price hike slows on abating bullishness 2018-10-12

The three-day rapid hike of 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR coal prices slowed down at China's northern transfer ports, as traders' bullish sentiment was dampened by decreased inquiries, utilities' resistance to hi

6 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 11) 2018-10-11

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Prices rose by 10 yuan/t in Shuozhou city of Shanxi, as inquiries increased and supply tightened as mines were not allowed to store coa

7 Australian coal trade falls into stalemate as import policy bites 2018-10-12

Australian spot thermal coal trade has been subjected to cold front in Chinese market after the National Day holiday, as traders worried the overseas resource cannot be unloaded at ports amid import c

8 China's seaborne coal freight rates hit new high since late May 2018-10-12

China's seaborne coal freight rates hit a new high since late May, as shipping market picked up quickly after dropping temperature at most areas boosted pre-winter replenishment of thermal coal and la

9 Coke stocks drop at Chinese plants after holiday 2018-10-11

Chinese coke producers have reported declining coke stocks since the seven-day National Day holiday, and certain coke producers in Shanxi worked to raise selling prices in response to more inquiries f

10 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 12) 2018-10-12

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Most miners in Yulin of Shaanxi hiked coal prices by 10 yuan/t amid robust demand from chemical plants; prices edged up as well in Shenmu and F