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Vietnam Jan coal exports plunge 80% MoM

2020-02-25 13:25:06 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

Vietnam's coal exports tumbled by 80% from 95,000 tonnes in the preceding month to 19,000 tonnes in January, showed preliminary data ...

China Huadian ensures power supplies at its overseas projects

2020-02-25 13:15:21 Company khmertimeskh.com

As everyone works hard to fight the spread of the virus, China Huadian Corporation Ltd., one of the five national power producers and...

Weak demand drives down Indonesian thermal coal prices

2020-02-25 11:59:45 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Indonesian thermal coal opened this week with a clear price decline in the Chinese seaborne import market, as demand from utilities w...

China met coke market to lose ground on weak start to week

2020-02-25 11:48:53 General,  Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

Signs of weakening emerged in China's metallurgical coke market on the first work day this week, as some coke producers were heard to...

Vietnam Jan coal imports fall 22.6% on mth

2020-02-25 11:38:28 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

Vietnam's coal imports registered a 22.6% month-on-month decline in January, showed data from Vietnam customs. Vietnam i...

Chinese thermal coal traders quicken selling activity on bearishness

2020-02-25 11:25:43 Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal traders moved to quicken selling activity at northern China ports, driven by growing market bearishness alongside flaggi...

Shandong coking coal supply to be less affected by mine accident, sources

2020-02-25 11:10:15 Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Regional coking coal supply is less likely to be affected by a recent underground mine accident in eastern China's Shandong province ...

Thailand Jan thermal coal imports notch 4-mth high

2020-02-25 10:44:01 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

Thailand's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) surged 184% from a month earlier to a four-month high ...

North Macedonia considers coal phase out between 2025-2040

2020-02-25 09:43:03 General,  International reuters.com

North Macedonia is planning to end its use of coal for energy production by 2040 at the latest and sees a phase-out by 2025 as the ch...

Prices of some steel products rebound in mid-Feb amid effective virus control in China

2020-02-25 09:21:32 Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

China saw its steel product prices fluctuate at a narrower range over February 11-20, compared with ten days ago. Some grades rebound...

Inner Mongolia to accelerate ultra-low emission revamps at coal power plants

2020-02-25 08:57:51 Environmental Protection,  Thermal Power sxcoal.com

Northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region vows to accelerate ultra-low emission revamps at coal-fired power plants with capac...

China Three Gorges begins constructing 25 new energy projects

2020-02-25 08:45:33 Hydropower xinhuanet.com

China Three Gorges Corporation announced February 24 that it had simultaneously begun the construction of a batch of new energy proje...

Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast

2020-02-25 08:41:16 Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Spot thermal coal market lost upward momentum and tended to stabilize at northern China ports amid curbed buying interest in the past...

Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast

2020-02-25 08:41:06 General,  Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Coking coal market embraced another strong week at China's main production areas last week, supported by a persistent lack of supply ...

E China port sets world record in iron ores unloading

2020-02-25 08:35:39 Seaborne Shipment,  Iron Ore chinadaily.com.cn

Eastern China's Yantai port unloaded 317,000 tonnes of iron ores in 26 hours after a large-scale ship from Brazil berthed in the port...

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1 Weak demand drives down Indonesian thermal coal prices 2020-02-25

Indonesian thermal coal opened this week with a clear price decline in the Chinese seaborne import market, as demand from utilities was dampened by their high inventories and steady supply from domest

2 Chinese thermal coal traders quicken selling activity on bearishness 2020-02-25

Thermal coal traders moved to quicken selling activity at northern China ports, driven by growing market bearishness alongside flagging downstream demand and easing supply woes. This week

3 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2020-02-25

Coking coal market embraced another strong week at China's main production areas last week, supported by a persistent lack of supply from mines and resilient restocking demand from coking plants.

4 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2020-02-25

Spot thermal coal market lost upward momentum and tended to stabilize at northern China ports amid curbed buying interest in the past week, and further production recovery at mines weakened outlook fo

5 Chinese warehouses see steel inventories reach record levels 2020-02-25

China's warehouses have racked up record levels of steel as the coronavirus outbreak has brought construction and manufacturing, which account for more than half of global demand for the material, to

6 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2020-02-25

Supply shortage of coking coal was largely alleviated last week after transport restrictions were lifted. Coke production increased with higher capacity utilization. Meanwhile,

7 China Coal Daily Track (Feb 24) 2020-02-24

Thermal coal Production area Most coal mines haven't returned to normal production due to 14-day quarantine of migrant workers amid coronavirus, while state-owned mines lifted operations to

8 Downward trend shows up in Chinese import thermal coal market 2020-02-24

A sign of downward trend has been seen in the Chinese seaborne import thermal coal market with a pale end to the last week, possibly linked to the pickup in supply of domestic mines that weakened Chin

9 China's thermal coal outlook gloomy amid accelerating production 2020-02-24

Chinese spot thermal coal outlook dimmed given accelerating mining activities at major production bases, although current supply-demand balance hasn't caused a clear fallback. According t

10 China coal vessel freight rates hover lower amid ample capacity 2020-02-24

Freight rates for coastal coal shipment in China extended a downbeat trend in the past few days, as transport capacity was more than enough to meet tepid shipping demand in the market. Th

Most Read News Stories

1 Coal mines speeding up to reopen, virus impacts on supply abates, NEA 2020-02-17

A quick comeback of coal mines has been seen last week from suspension amid the virus outbreak, according to sources with the National Energy Administration. Impacts by restrictions against the virus

2 China power demand drops as coronavirus shutters plants 2020-02-17

China's industrial power demand in 2020 may decline by as much as 73 billion kilowatt hours (kWh), according to IHS Markit, as the outbreak of the coronavirus has curtailed factory output and prevente

3 China's daily crude steel output falls 2.68% in early Feb amid virus 2020-02-17

Daily crude steel output at China's key steel mills fell by 2.68% from ten days ago to 1.94 million tonnes in early February, according to data from the China Iron and Steel Association (CISA).

4 S Africa thermal coal exports hit 3-yr low in 2019 2020-02-20

Thermal coal exports from South Africa, a major coal production nation worldwide, nosedived to a three-year low in full-year of 2019, showed customs data. The country supplied a total 75.

5 China thermal coal market faces 2-3 mth short squeeze due to coronavirus: Noble 2020-02-18

China's domestic thermal coal market faces a 2-3 month short squeeze as a rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak curtails production more than demand, Noble Resources' chief coal analyst said on Febru

6 Russia Dec coal exports decline 1.53% YoY, customs data 2020-02-19

Russia posted a year-on-year decline of 1.53% in coal exports in December 2019, according to customs data, mainly dragged down by decreased buys from China. The country shipped a total 18

7 Vietnam to use more coal, oil in 2020 to power growth, govt 2020-02-17

Vietnam will generate more electricity from coal and oil this year to compensate for an expected drop in output from hydropower plants because of a lack of rain, the government said on February 14.

8 China coal city sees main industries resume works 2020-02-19

Main industries and enterprises have basically resumed operation in a coal city of Luliang in northern China's Shanxi province, local media reported. Thirty coking firms have all restarte

9 China resumes over 70% coal production capacity amid epidemic 2020-02-19

China has resumed 70.2% of its coal production capacity with output recovering steadily amid the fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on February

10 Ordos brings 75 coal mines back into operation 2020-02-17

Production had been restarted at 75 coal mines in Ordos city, one leading coal hub in northern China's Inner Mongolia, as of February 13, with yearly capacity totaling 380 million tonnes, said the loc

Most Read Analysis & Comments

1 Indonesian miners accelerate coal shipments despite virus fears 2020-02-10

Indonesian miners sped up vessel loading of thermal coal to China, traders said, despite fears of the novel coronavirus that have killed hundreds of people. A Beijing-based trader said hi

2 China's spot thermal coal trades still hammered by short supply 2020-02-10

Trading activity of spot thermal coal remained quiet at northern Chinese transfer ports late last week, with many end buyers failing to find cargoes amid the coronavirus-interrupted coal supply.

3 China's import thermal coal trading in a standoff amid uncertainty 2020-02-18

Trading activity entered a lull in Chinese import thermal coal market at the beginning of this week, as Chinese end buyers temporarily stoppedseeking cargoesfrom import market amid growing uncertainti

4 China's spot thermal coal rallies to 4-mth high on undersupply 2020-02-13

Chinese spot thermal coal rallied to a four-month high on the back of long-standing undersupply at northern transfer ports, and the winning streak is likely to be sustained in the short term.

5 China's transport curbs add to thermal coal supply woes at N ports 2020-02-11

Transport curbs that were imposed by some provinces to avert virus spread are adding to thermal coal supply woes at northern China ports, raising upbeat prospects for further price rises in the follow

6 China coking coal supply sinks amid mines' slow resumption 2020-02-11

Coking coal supply kept sinking in China's main production areas on February 10, due mainly to slow production resumption at many mines alongside nationwide efforts to ward off novel coronavirus.

7 Worries creep up in China's spot thermal coal market 2020-02-14

Worries for a possible retreat crept up in China's spot thermal coal market after prices notched a four-month high, owing totapering buying interest although supply shortage continued biting.

8 Indonesian thermal coal solid on robust Chinese demand 2020-02-11

Indonesian thermal coal prices maintained an upward pace in the Chinese seaborne import market, as Chinese utilities released firm demand amid domestic supply woe caused by the ongoing coronavirus out

9 Chinese coastal utilities unfazed by rising coal prices 2020-02-13

Power groups in southern and eastern coastal China managed to pile up coal stocks to ideal levels through buying cost-effective long-term and imported fuels, little affected by tightness in spot suppl

10 Chinese thermal coal traders concerned about price drops on supply recovery 2020-02-17

Chinese thermal coal traders were concerned that prices of the fossil fuel may lose ground at northern transfer ports in the near term, with more coal mines restarting operation in key production area

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