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Japan Oct anthracite imports slump 24.81% on yr

2020-11-30 11:20:17 Import & Export,  International,  Anthracite sxcoal.com

Japan's anthracite imports slumped 24.81% on the year but rose 11.38% on the month to 486,400 tonnes in October, hitting a new high s...

Japan Oct coal imports up 3.61% on mth

2020-11-30 09:55:48 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

Japan imported 14.22 million tonnes of coal in October, dropping 8.82% from 15.6 million tonnes a year ago but rising 3.61% from 13.7...

Over 10 trapped in a mine flooding accident in central China

2020-11-30 09:54:35 Safety sxcoal.com

More than 10 people were trapped after a flooding coal mine accident happened in central China's Hunan province on November 29, Xinhu...

Japan Oct coking coal imports slightly up; cargoes from Australia further increase

2020-11-30 09:02:51 Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Japan's coking coal imports inched up in October and hit the highest since May this year, official data showed. The coun...

Japan Oct coke import up 6.67% MoM

2020-11-30 08:47:45 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

Japan's coke import in October rose 6.67% month on month but fell 7.52% year on year, to 25,600 tonnes, according to Japan Ministry o...

China's domestic thermal coal prices jump to a 19-mth high

2020-11-27 17:58:09 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Spot thermal coal prices at China's northern transshipment ports jumped to a new high of nearly 19 months, as firm trading activities...

Mongolian coking coal exports to China tumble amid stricter border virus check

2020-11-27 17:51:52 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Mongolian coking coal shipments to China slumped as Chinese checkpoints at the border imposed stricter coronavirus checks on Mongolia...

Coke supply further tightens in China's Henan as capacity cut deepens

2020-11-27 17:37:52 Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

Metallurgical coke supply further tightened in Henan in central China recently, as the province stepped up efforts in eliminating bac...

China's 2020 coal imports in a sharper curve due to COVID-19 pandemic

2020-11-27 17:20:36 Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's coal imports so far this year presented a much sharper curve than the past years even with similar control measures following...

Weekly global coal market news summary (Nov 23-Nov 27)

2020-11-27 15:21:34 General sxcoal.com

Global thermal coal import demand may rise 4% in 2021, Noble Global thermal coal import demand is likely to climb up 3.8% fro...

Weekly China coal market news summary (Nov 23-Nov 27)

2020-11-27 15:18:28 General sxcoal.com

China's Oct coal imports hit a new low this yr China's coal imports in October hit a new low of 13.73 million tonnes within t...

S Africa Richards Bay Sep coal exports up 12.6% MoM

2020-11-27 15:05:46 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) exported 6.77 million tonnes of coal in September, rising 12.63% from the preceding ...

China Nov lump anthracite market: coal prices stay range-bound

2020-11-27 14:35:51 Viewpoint,  Price,  Anthracite sxcoal.com

China's lump anthracite prices remained range-bound in November, with prices declining at the start of the month due to reduced resid...

China's thermal coal futures hit 2-yr high on supply crunch, growing demand

2020-11-27 14:05:38 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal futures on Dalian Commodity Exchange has touched a new high in the past two years, due to a combination of sustained sup...

Global thermal coal import demand may rise 4% in 2021, Noble

2020-11-27 12:02:32 Price,  Import & Export,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Global thermal coal import demand is likely to climb up 3.8% from the 2020-level in 2021, alongside nations' gradual recovery from th...

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1 China's domestic thermal coal prices jump to a 19-mth high 2020-11-27

Spot thermal coal prices at China's northern transshipment ports jumped to a new high of nearly 19 months, as firm trading activities stoked the concerns of sustained supply crunch. On No

2 Mongolian coking coal exports to China tumble amid stricter border virus check 2020-11-27

Mongolian coking coal shipments to China slumped as Chinese checkpoints at the border imposed stricter coronavirus checks on Mongolian drivers, causing a significant slowdown in customs clearing, sour

3 China's 2020 coal imports in a sharper curve due to COVID-19 pandemic 2020-11-27

China's coal imports so far this year presented a much sharper curve than the past years even with similar control measures following import policy relaxation in the beginning of recent years.

4 China's thermal coal futures hit 2-yr high on supply crunch, growing demand 2020-11-27

Thermal coal futures on Dalian Commodity Exchange has touched a new high in the past two years, due to a combination of sustained supply crunch and mounting demand. As of 10 o'clock a.m.

5 Shanxi Luliang's raw coal output increases 13.3% YoY over Jan-Oct 2020-11-27

Luliang's raw coal output reached 115.03 million tonnes in the first ten months this year, increasing 13.3% from a year ago, according to the city's statistics bureau. Its washed coal out

6 Shanxi closes 19 coking plants so far this year 2020-11-27

Shanxi has closed 19 coking plants so far this year, involving 10.79 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of outdated coking capacity, local media reported. In addision, 11 coke producers have

7 China's domestic thermal coal prices edge higher 2020-11-26

Offer prices of spot thermal coal continued to increase at China's northern ports, backed by new deals sealed with higher prices a day earlier, sources said. A Jiangsu-based power plant o

8 Chinese coking coal prices sustain rally amid supply tightness 2020-11-26

Chinese domestic coking coal market continued to move higher amid ongoing supply shortage. On November 26, Fenwei CCI assessed Shanxi premium hard coking coal at 1,463 yuan/t, up 12 yuan/

9 Russia thermal coal squeezing Indonesia's market share in Asia 2020-11-26

Russia is likely to further squeeze market share of Indonesia, a traditional thermal coal supplier, in main Asian countries like China in the future. China's import of thermal coal (excl.

10 China inks a $1.5bn thermal coal import deal with Indonesia 2020-11-26

China is aiming to expand thermal coal imports from Indonesia in 2021 after the fossil fuel trade has been affected by the COVID-19 this year, according to a recent agreement signed by the two countri

Most Read News Stories

1 China faces Mongolian coal import shortage as coronavirus spreads 2020-11-24

Shipments of Mongolian coking coal to China have been challenged as a second wave of COVID-19 virus appeared in the landlocked country that has triggered strict measures on China's border administrati

2 China inks a $1.5bn thermal coal import deal with Indonesia 2020-11-26

China is aiming to expand thermal coal imports from Indonesia in 2021 after the fossil fuel trade has been affected by the COVID-19 this year, according to a recent agreement signed by the two countri

3 Global met coal may further strengthen on recovering demand, short supply 2020-11-24

Global metallurgical coal prices are likely to further tick up in the coming months, following recent increaseddemand driven up by the recovering appetites, Russia's VTB Capital said.

4 China Oct thermal coal imports slump 58.02% YoY 2020-11-25

China imported 4.84 million tonnes of thermal coal (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coals but excluding lignite) in October, slumping 58.02% year on year and 41.19% month on month, showed the

5 Indian power utilities' thermal coal imports rebound for 2nd mth in Oct 2020-11-26

Indian power generators imported 4.64 million tonnes of thermal coal in October, up 14.99% from the preceding month, marking the second consecutive monthly increase, showed the latest data from the Ce

6 China's coke output increases for 4 straight mths on robust demand 2020-11-23

China's production of coke, a steelmaking material, has increased for four consecutive months on a year-on-year basis, driven by buoyant demand from steel mills. In October, the country's

7 Teck raises coking coal sales to China in Q4 2020-11-25

Canada's coal miner Teck Resources announced that it has raised its coking coal sales to China in the fourth quarter this year due to increased demand, the miner said in a statement on November 22.

8 China's coal-rich province issues regulation to prevent mine accidents 2020-11-25

Northern China's Shanxi province rolled out strict regulation to prevent mine accidents from happening. The provincial government stated once a major accident occurs at a coal mine owned

9 China's Oct coking coal import up 3.5% YoY 2020-11-25

China's coking coal imports in October rose 3.5% from the year-ago level, according to General Administration of Customs (GAC) on November 25. The imports of coking coal totaled 5.9 milli

10 China approves 4 new coal projects in Xinjiang 2020-11-25

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) greenlit four new coal mine projects in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, according to a document issued on November 24. The four coal mines,

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1 Indonesian thermal coal prices climb after new quotas grant to coastal provinces 2020-11-19

Indonesian thermal coal prices edged up in the Chinese seaborne import market on news that some coastal provinces had received new import quotas for this year. Southeast China's Guangdong

2 Indonesian thermal coal prices drift higher amid buoyant buying 2020-11-20

Chinese demand for Indonesian thermal coal have surged abruptly this week after several coastal provinces reportedly gained additional import quotas from Beijing, fueling the market to keep moving upw

3 Chinese buyers seeking alternatives to Australian thermal coal 2020-11-16

Chinese buyers are looking to diversify import sources of seaborne thermal coal after Australian thermal coal was restricted. Shipments from South Africa and Colombia have been heard in the market.

4 Guangdong gains new seaborne coal import quotas, sources 2020-11-18

Southeastern China's Guangdong province received additional import quotas of seaborne thermal coal for the rest of this year, sources familiar with the matter said on November 18. A sourc

5 Chinese utilities expected to buy spot thermal coal, fueling optimism 2020-11-16

Chinese coal-fired power plants are expected to replenish stocks of thermal coal from the spot market, alongside the fading role of hydropower amid cooler weather and increasing demand for thermal pow

6 Coal supply tightness could hardly ease in short term amid safety checks 2020-11-19

The supply tightness in China's domestic thermal coal market may continue in the near term despite the central government's push to boost production. China has kicked off an across-the-bo

7 Chinese thermal coal market Dec outlook diverges 2020-11-20

December outlook diverged for Chinese spot thermal coal market, as recent allocation of additional import quotas has dented confidence of some participants. Short-term optimism and pessim

8 Chinese thermal coal participants sidelined on extra import quotas talk 2020-11-19

Recent market talk on fresh coal import quota granting to Chinese coastal provinces have stirred concerns and wait-and-see sentiment among participants in China's domestic thermal coal market, which s

9 Market confidence improves amid China's thermal coal shortfall 2020-11-18

Market participants' confidence was reinforced alongside persistent thermal coal shortfall and signs of price markup at northern China ports. Most traders still reported a severe lack of

10 China met coke outlook still bullish on resilient demand 2020-11-19

The near-term outlook for metallurgical coke remained bullish in China, partly encouraged by the resilient demand in the downstream market. Production of pig iron and finished steel climb