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China's thermal market lacks support amid weak demand

2017-05-22 17:35:00 Price,  Ocean-carriage,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's thermal coal market still lacked support to stabilize, with lukewarm demand from well-stocked utilities. Market players antic...

Policy-related risks looming over Chinese thermal coal import

2017-05-22 17:13:00 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

Traders in China may face risks in importing and reselling imported thermal coal into the country, as yet-to-be-unveiled stricter res...

China Coal Daily Track (May 22)

2017-05-22 16:33:00 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal prices at major production bases continued to decline amid lackluster demand fr...

Shanxi Jan-Apr coal imports up 19.3pct on yr

2017-05-22 12:02:00 Import & Export sxcoal.com

China's coal-rich Shanxi province imported 415,000 tonnes of coal in the first four months, increasing 19.3% from the year-ago level,...

China's Apr coking coal exports may rise as global steel makers seek substitute

2017-05-22 10:49:00 Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

China's coking coal exports will probably increase in April, as major steel importers worldwide have to seek substitute amid a supply...

China to further speed up reduction of coal consumption

2017-05-22 10:46:00 General,  Policy sxcoal.com

China will speed up utilization of industrial waste heat and shallow geothermal energy to replace coal consumption in the future, aut...

Kolmar to supply 240,000 tonnes of coking coal to Baowu Steel

2017-05-22 10:45:00 Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Russia's Kolmar Coal Mining Company has signed supply contract with China Baowu Steel Group Corporation, China's largest steelmaker, ...

Liupanshui to shut 1.92 Mtpa coal capacity in first batch 2017

2017-05-22 10:43:00 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

Liupanshui, in southwestern China's coal-rich Guizhou province, plans to shed coal capacity of 1.92 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) w...

Ukraine's Jan-Apr coal imports down 9.7% on yr

2017-05-22 10:12:00 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

Ukraine's total imports of coal (including coking coal, thermal coal and anthracite) decreased 9.7% year on year to 4.83 million tonn...

Fujian Zhangzhou port Jan-Apr coal imports up 18.67% on yr

2017-05-22 09:23:00 Import & Export sxcoal.com

China's southeastern coastal province of Fujian imported 347,700 tonnes of coal via its Zhangzhou port over January-April, increasing...

China approves projects worth $20.6 bln in Apr

2017-05-22 08:44:00 sxcoal.com

China's top economic planner approved 12 fixed-asset investment projects with total investment reaching 141.6 billion yuan ($20.6 bil...

China to close only offshore coal mine amid capacity cuts

2017-05-22 08:36:00 General,  Company chinadaily.com

China will close its only offshore coal mine in October, which has been in operation for more than 30 years, as the government toughe...

Indonesian thermal coal prices stabilizing on improved demand

2017-05-19 17:50:00 General,  Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Ocean-carriage,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Prices of Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR coal are stabilizing amid strengthened buying interest from utilities in China. "...

Low demand dampens thermal coal trades in China

2017-05-19 17:37:00 Price sxcoal.com

Trading activities remained weak at China's coastal thermal coal market, as well-stocked utilities showed little interest in buying. ...

China Coal Daily Track (May 19)

2017-05-19 17:36:00 Price sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal miners in northern Shanxi suffered weakening sales amid environmental check, an...

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1 Policy-related risks looming over Chinese thermal coal import 2017-05-22

Traders in China may face risks in importing and reselling imported thermal coal into the country, as yet-to-be-unveiled stricter restriction measures are believed to hit imports of low-quality coal.

2 China's Apr coking coal exports may rise as global steel makers seek substitute 2017-05-22

China's coking coal exports will probably increase in April, as major steel importers worldwide have to seek substitute amid a supply shortage of Australian coking coal, experts predicted.

3 China to further speed up reduction of coal consumption 2017-05-22

China will speed up utilization of industrial waste heat and shallow geothermal energy to replace coal consumption in the future, authorities said in a recent summit. "By 2020, China will

4 Fujian Zhangzhou port Jan-Apr coal imports up 18.67% on yr 2017-05-22

China's southeastern coastal province of Fujian imported 347,700 tonnes of coal via its Zhangzhou port over January-April, increasing 18.67% on the year, showed the latest data from Zhangzhou Entry-Ex

5 China to close only offshore coal mine amid capacity cuts 2017-05-22

China will close its only offshore coal mine in October, which has been in operation for more than 30 years, as the government toughens its efforts to phase out excess production capacity.

6 Weekly global coal market news summary (May 12-May 19) 2017-05-19

Global coal market seen in 16 Mt oversupply in 2017 The global coal market is forecast to hit an oversupply of 16 million tonnes this year as production increase, Reuters reported on May 14,

7 China Coal Daily Track (May 19) 2017-05-19

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal miners in northern Shanxi suffered weakening sales amid environmental check, and some of them reduced coal prices by 10-20 yuan/t under mounting i

8 China's NDRC vows to kick low-quality steel out of market 2017-05-19

China's top economic planner, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), pledged to eliminate low-quality steel and optimize steel industry structure. The central government s

9 Taiyuan coal-fired boilers clean-out battle kicks off 2017-05-19

Capital city Taiyuan of northern China's Shanxi province pledged to dismantle 638 coal-burned boilers within a limit time, announced the municipal government in a statement recently. The

10 Prices on decline at thermal market in S. China 2017-05-19

Prices of thermal coal further edged down at southern China ports, as no signs of improvement were seen in demand. Trades remained flat and dropping prices at production bases and norther

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1 Global coal market seen in 16 Mt oversupply in 2017 2017-05-15

The global coal market is forecast to hit an oversupply of 16 million tonnes this year as production increase, Reuters reported on May 14, citing Noble Resources chief coal analyst. "Thos

2 Indonesia coal production seen to increase 5% this year and next 2017-05-15

Indonesia, the world's top thermal coal exporter, could increase production of the fuel used in power stations by 5% in 2017 and 2018, Reuters reported on May 14, citing the country's leading coal

3 China determined to push capacity-cut drive 2017-05-15

China is determined to gain some ground on its key battlefield - addressing industrial overcapacity, Xinhua reported. The phasing out of sub-standard production capacity will continue, es

4 Hebei admits more lapses in pollution, overcapacity fight 2017-05-16

China's Hebei province is not properly enforcing policies to cut pollution or reduce chronic overcapacity in major industrial sectors like steel and coal, Reuters reported, citing the environmental bu

5 Adani to begin producing coal from Australian project in FY21 2017-05-16

Indian conglomerate Adani Group plans to begin extracting coal from the $16.5 billion Carmichael project in Australia in 2020-21, PTI reported on May 14, citing ChairmanGautam Adani.

6 China, India surpass U.S. as most attractive renewables markets 2017-05-16

China and India have surpassed the United States to become the two most attractive countries for renewable energy investment, Reuters reported on May 16, citing a report by UK accountancy firm Ernst &

7 Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area to totally ban coal burning 2017-05-17

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area, China's major high-tech and heavy industrial base, will speed up achieving "zero" coal-burning in this place, announced the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) in a

8 India's coal output expects to boom temporarily 2017-05-17

A report by the Indian government indicates the country will double its coal output to 1.5 billion tonnes by 2020, Power Engineering reported on May 16. As the world's third largest coal

9 Colombia coal output up 3 pct in Q1 2017-05-17

Colombia's coal output increased 3% to 22.2 million tonnes in the first quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2016, the National Mining Agency said in a statement on May 16.

10 China, India dominate coal ownership as some shun climate risks 2017-05-17

Investors in China and India increasingly dominate ownership of coal reserves amid campaigns for divestment in many rich nations to limit the risks from climate change, Reuters reported, citing a stud

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1 Market talks over China's possible curb on low-grade coal imports 2017-05-11

Market participants were debating over China's possible curb on imports of low-grade coal, which was discussed by government authorities and relevant companies in a meeting earlier this week and furth

2 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2017-05-09

China's coking coal market further stabilized in the past week, with prices steady at major production bases of Shanxi, Hebei and Shandong, as demand remained firm in spite of production cuts at coke

3 China near-term thermal market bearish, despite accelerating capacity cut 2017-05-16

The prospect for thermal coal market in China may remain downbeat for the next few weeks, in spite of a potential speed-up in capacity cut after provinces and mines rolled out annual targets for this

4 Mounting stocks at China ports and utilities pull down coal prices 2017-05-12

Coal stocks continued growing at China's major northern ports and coastal utilities, weighing on prices of the country's dominant fuel. On the one side, coal miners at production bases we

5 Prices on decline at thermal market in S. China 2017-05-19

Prices of thermal coal further edged down at southern China ports, as no signs of improvement were seen in demand. Trades remained flat and dropping prices at production bases and norther

6 Long-term coal contracts high on Chinese govt' agenda 2017-05-11

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's economic planner, has dispatched 10 working teams to 20 major coal producing and consuming provinces to comb and supervise signing and im

7 China Coal Daily Track (May 9) 2017-05-09

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal market at China's major production bases continued to weaken, with mine-mouth coal prices dropping sharply. Most traders chose to wai

8 China thermal coal market continues to slide on weak demand 2017-05-08

China's thermal coal market still faced downside risk, and spot price for 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR coal may drop below 600 yuan/t at northern ports in the short run, FOB with VAT, traders said.

9 Guizhou striving to meet coal demand amid de-capacity drive 2017-05-10

Southwestern China's Guizhou province is making efforts to meet coal demand, but it is in a predicament as coal production was greatly curbed by the government-led de-capacity drive. Not

10 China Thermal Coal Market Analysis and Forecast (May 2017) 2017-05-08

Thermal coal prices started to decline at China's northern ports and main production bases in April, in response to recovering production at coal mines and retreating buying interest from utilities.