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Lingyuan Iron & Steel forecasts H1 earnings to drop 60% on yr

2020-07-13 08:45:17 Company,  Cost & Profit

Lingyuan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd, a state-owned company principally engaged in the smelting and rolling processing of ferrous metals,...

Mingyang Smart Energy's H1 net profit expected to grow by 34.8-67.7% YoY

2020-07-09 11:14:37 Company,  Cost & Profit,  Wind

The net profit of Mingyang Smart Energy Group Co., Ltd. is expected to rise by 34.80%-67.75% year on year, reaching 450 million-560 m...

CGN Nuclear Technology predicts H1 net profit to surge quickly

2020-07-09 08:39:50 Company,  Cost & Profit

CGN Nuclear Technology Development Co., Ltd predicted its net profit to surge by 259.47-365.19% from a year ago in the first half of ...

Huadian Coal Industry H1 profits rise 23% YoY

2020-07-07 11:38:06 Company,  Production & Sales,  Cost & Profit

Despite hardships and headwinds due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in China, Huadian Coal Industry under China Huadian Corporation has a...

China steel industry's Jan-May profits slide significantly

2020-07-07 11:23:55 Price,  Import & Export,  Production & Sales,  Cost & Profit,  Iron Ore,  Steel Products

Steel production and sales have resumed to normal and operated stably by May, while the profit of China's steel industry slumped shar...

China coal mining & washing industry profit slumps 31.2% in Jan-May

2020-06-28 14:06:35 Cost & Profit

Total profit in China's coal mining and washing industry posted a decline of 31.2% compared with a year ago to 78.28 billion yuan ($1...

Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in May

2020-06-23 11:09:48 Policy,  Cost & Profit,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal

Profitability of Chinese coal mines in May picked up from a month ago, showed monitoring data from industry portal on ma...

China should continue to cut excess cement capacity

2020-06-17 11:25:50 Viewpoint,  Production & Sales,  Cost & Profit

China's cement industry should continue to cut excess capacity, ban new capacity and strictly conduct capacity replacement, said an o...

China's thermal power generators may see improved performance in Q2

2020-06-10 10:55:39 Cost & Profit,  Thermal Coal,  Thermal Power

Chinese thermal power groups are expected to embrace improved performance in the second quarter this year, in the light of low fuel p...

Saudi Arabia's oil exports plunge $11 billion in Q1

2020-06-09 11:14:39 Cost & Profit,  International

The value of Saudi Arabia's oil exports plunged by 21.9% year on year in the first quarter to $40 billion, corresponding to a decline...

Indian steel players' operating profit to decline 20-30% in FY21: India Ratings

2020-06-05 08:58:13 Cost & Profit,  International

As Indian construction activities were impacted due to the extended lockdown, onset of monsoon and mass migration of labourers, opera...

High profit margins likely to squeeze upward space for coke prices in China

2020-06-04 15:20:43 Price,  Cost & Profit,  Iron Ore

Upward space for metallurgical coke prices may be more limited after three rounds of price increases, as a growing imbalance of profi...

China's steel profit expected to continue to slide this year, analyst

2020-05-28 10:48:27 Production & Sales,  Cost & Profit

Chinese steel makers are expected to see profit continue to slide this year, with a reasonable range of 100-400 yuan/t, said Shi Tou,...

China's industrial enterprises Jan-Apr profits fall 27.4% YoY

2020-05-28 09:32:12 General,  Company,  Cost & Profit

The total profits of industrial enterprises above designated size in China shrank 27.4% year on year during January-April to reach 1,...

China's coal mining and washing industry Jan-Apr profits slide 27% YoY

2020-05-28 09:25:59 General,  Cost & Profit

The total profits of China's coal mining and washing industry reached 61.44 billion yuan ($8.78 billion) over January-April, down 27....

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1 China Coal Daily Track (Jul 14) 2020-07-14

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2 China's governmental intervention may drive down domestic coal prices 2020-07-14

Having been stable for nearly a week, China's domestic thermal coal prices could lose ground as supply is growing towards northern ports following a meeting called by the state planner last week.

3 China's Jun coal imports continue to rise despite customs restriction 2020-07-14

China's coal imports in June increased nearly 15% from a month earlier, official data showed, despite the government's effort to curb import of the material from overseas. China imported

4 China's Jan-Jun finished steel exports fall 16.5% YoY, GAC 2020-07-14

China's finished steel exports in January-June fell by 16.5% compared with a year ago to 28.7 million tonnes, according to data from the General Administration of Customs on July 14. Expo

5 China's imports of Mongolian coal set to rise 2020-07-14

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6 China's spot thermal coal market uptick close to an end on dwindled buys 2020-07-14

Chinese spot thermal coal market uptick is close to an end after prices held steady for a few sessions, along with thicker wait-and-see sentiment among participants amid lack of a clear direction.

7 China's Jun power consumption growth gathers pace quickly to 6.1% 2020-07-14

China seems to be shrugging off fallout of Covid-19 pandemic alongside a rapid recovery in power consumption growth of 6.1% in June, compared with a 10.1% drop in February, a 4.2% dip in March, a 0.7%

8 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2020-07-14

China's thermal coal market rose further in the first two days last week and moved sideways in the remaining days of the week, after Huaneng tightened grips on spot purchases and five major coastal

9 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2020-07-14

Coking coal market softened at China's main production areas during the past week, as coke plants reduced replenishment of the material after the drop of coke prices, causing greater inventory pressur

10 Downside risks arise for China coking coal 2020-07-13

Downside risks appeared in China's coking coal market, considering slowing restocking from coke plants and high supply from mines. Not a few coke producers cut back on coal intakes after

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1 Huaneng says to strictly control spot purchases of domestic thermal coal 2020-07-08

China's state-owned power giant Huaneng Group said in a notice issued on July 7 that it will tighten the screw on spot purchases of domestic thermal coal, given the benchmark price has been rising rap

2 China on track to build 6-8 nuclear power units annually in 2021-25 2020-07-09

China is on track to launch six to eight nuclear power generation units each year between 2021 and 2025, according to a report recently issued by China Nuclear Energy Association on nuclear developmen

3 Yangquan Coal Group H1 coal sales and railway shipments hit record highs 2020-07-09

Coal giant Yangquan Coal Industry Group Co., Ltd. created all-time highs in its coal sales and railway transport in the first half of 2020, the group said. The Shanxi-headquartered

4 China's 2020 power demand to gain over 1.5%: analysis report 2020-07-07

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5 Traffic at India's major ports falls 20% in June qtr due to lockdowns 2020-07-06

Major ports in India, which handle more than half of the country's seaborne trade, had a nearly 20% fall in traffic during the quarter ended June, the Indian Ports Association (IPA) said, as coronavir

6 Russia H1 coal exports slide 6.29% on yr 2020-07-07

Russia registered a 6.29% year-on-year decline in coal exports to 87.98 million tonnes in the first six months this year, showed official data. During the same period, coal output in the

7 Gladstone port Jun coal exports to China jump on yr 2020-07-06

Coal exports from Australia's Gladstone port to China increased by 26.38% from a year ago to 1.78 million tonnes in June, according to data from Gladstone Ports Corporation. The exports w

8 Myanmar becomes top market for Chinese cos to track power projects in H1 2020-07-07

Out of 144 overseas power projects Chinese companies participated in over the first half of 2020, 27 projects are located in Myanmar, accounting for 18.8% of total, making the southeastern Asian count

9 China has 52 10-Mtpa-level coal mines in operation 2020-07-10

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10 Chinese key steel mills' daily crude steel output falls 0.01% in late Jun 2020-07-06

Chinese key steel mills saw a mild fall of 0.01% in daily output of crude steel in late June (June 21-30) compared to previous ten days, according to data from the China Iron and Steel Association.

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

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2 China's spot thermal coal sentiment reverses on expected buys in Jul 2020-06-30

Sentiment reversed in Chinese spot thermal coal market, as many participants expected coastal power plants to move to restock spot cargoes in July amid rising power demand and insufficient monthly ter

3 Coal stocks update suspended for China's six coastal power groups 2020-07-06

Updates on coal stocks and consumption of China's six major coastal power groups are temporarily suspended, after China Huaneng Group, China Huadian Group and China Datang Corporation were said not to

4 China's mega hydropower station comes online, estimated to save 12.2 Mt of coal 2020-06-30

After a 72-hour trial run, the first two units of Wudongde Hydropower Station began power generation on June 29, marking the China's fourth-largest and world's seventh-largest hydropower project was o

5 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

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

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7 Indonesia mulls over coal production cut to prop up export price 2020-06-29

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8 Customs authorities suspend coking coal clearing at N port on quota shortage 2020-07-02

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9 Chinese miners maintain coking coal prices stable amid low stocks 2020-06-30

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10 Thermal coal trading activity stays tepid after holiday at N China ports 2020-06-29

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