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Chinese buyers slow buying imported thermal coal

2017-02-20 17:20:00 Price,  International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Chinese buyers slowed pace of buying for imported thermal coal from major suppliers of Australia and Indonesia, due to firm offer pri...

China thermal coal prices rise slightly on short supply

2017-02-20 17:15:00 Price sxcoal.com

Prices of thermal coal edged up slightly at northern China ports, as supply started to get tight amid active demand and lower-than-ex...

China to kick off 8 nuclear power units construction in 2017

2017-02-20 15:14:00 Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar sxcoal.com

China planned to kick off construction of eight nuclear power units this year, with installed capacity totaling 9.86 GW, said the Nat...

China Coal Daily Track (Feb 20)

2017-02-20 15:13:00 Price sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Domestic market China's most thermal coal mines have returned to normal production. Coal washing plants an...

South Korea Jan thermal coal imports slide 5.39% on mth

2017-02-20 14:22:00 Import & Export,  International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

South Korea imported 9.72 million tonnes of thermal coal (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) in January, sliding 5.39% mon...

Coal price rise fuels giant Whitehaven recovery

2017-02-20 13:27:00 Company,  Cost & Profit,  International sxcoal.com

Whitehaven Coal's half-year profit has risen steeply thanks to a jump in coal prices late last year and increased production, the A...

South Korea Jan met coal imports rise 6.58pct on yr

2017-02-20 11:34:00 Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal,  PCI sxcoal.com

South Korea imported 3.09 million tonnes of metallurgical coal in January, including coking coal and PCI coal, edging down 0.6% month...

Ningbo coal imports fall in recent three yrs

2017-02-20 10:49:00 Import & Export,  Ports sxcoal.com

Ningbo port, located in southeastern China's Zhejiang province, saw coal imports fall for three straight years in 2014-2016, showed d...

Heilongjiang to shut 25.22 Mtpa coal capacity over 2016-20

2017-02-20 10:18:00 Policy sxcoal.com

Heilongjiang province, a major coal production base in northeastern China, planned to shut 25.22 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of c...

China to shed 50 Mtpa coal capacity, boost clean energy in 2017

2017-02-20 10:08:00 Policy,  Production & Sales sxcoal.com

China plans to shut down at least 500 outdated coal mines and use more clean fuel in 2017, the country's top energy watchdog said on ...

China bans coal imports from North Korea amid growing tensions

2017-02-20 09:59:00 Policy,  Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

China will halt all coal imports from North Korea, starting February 19 and for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean...

Death toll climbs to 10 after cover-up unveiled in Hunan mine blast

2017-02-20 09:44:00 sxcoal.com

The death toll has climbed to 10 in the gas explosion at a coal mine in central China's Hunan Province after investigators unveiled a...

China thermal market weak balance hard to break in the short run, traders

2017-02-17 17:15:00 Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's thermal coal market may remain the stable trend in the short run, as the weak supply-demand balance would be hard to break, m...

Rising Indonesian prices push Chinese utilities to buy domestic coal

2017-02-17 17:15:00 International sxcoal.com

Chinese buying interest was shifting away from imports to domestic thermal coal, as climbing prices weakened competitiveness of Indon...

Australia CEO: no more coal-fired plants needed

2017-02-17 16:54:00 Viewpoint,  International sxcoal.com

The head of a major Australian power company has said his firm has “no intention” of building additional coal-fired power plants de...

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1 Chinese buyers slow buying imported thermal coal 2017-02-20

Chinese buyers slowed pace of buying for imported thermal coal from major suppliers of Australia and Indonesia, due to firm offer prices vis-à-vis falling prices in China's domestic market, market sou

2 China thermal coal prices rise slightly on short supply 2017-02-20

Prices of thermal coal edged up slightly at northern China ports, as supply started to get tight amid active demand and lower-than-expected growth in production at coal mines, sources said.

3 China Coal Daily Track (Feb 20) 2017-02-20

Thermal coal Domestic market China's most thermal coal mines have returned to normal production. Coal washing plants and coal-consuming enterprises were also running smoothly, boosting l

4 Ningbo coal imports fall in recent three yrs 2017-02-20

Ningbo port, located in southeastern China's Zhejiang province, saw coal imports fall for three straight years in 2014-2016, showed data from the local Entry-exit Inspection & Quarantine Bureau.

5 China to shed 50 Mtpa coal capacity, boost clean energy in 2017 2017-02-20

China plans to shut down at least 500 outdated coal mines and use more clean fuel in 2017, the country's top energy watchdog said on February 17. The closure of outdated coal mines

6 China bans coal imports from North Korea amid growing tensions 2017-02-20

China will halt all coal imports from North Korea, starting February 19 and for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's most recent missile test, said the

7 Death toll climbs to 10 after cover-up unveiled in Hunan mine blast 2017-02-20

The death toll has climbed to 10 in the gas explosion at a coal mine in central China's Hunan Province after investigators unveiled a cover-up, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.

8 China thermal market weak balance hard to break in the short run, traders 2017-02-17

China's thermal coal market may remain the stable trend in the short run, as the weak supply-demand balance would be hard to break, market sources said. Presently, 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR coal

9 Rising Indonesian prices push Chinese utilities to buy domestic coal 2017-02-17

Chinese buying interest was shifting away from imports to domestic thermal coal, as climbing prices weakened competitiveness of Indonesian coal. Utilities still had restocking deman

10 China Coal Energy Jan coal output down 5.7 pct YoY 2017-02-17

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 6.9 million tonnes of commercial coal in January, sliding 5.7% year on year but up 4.1% from the month before, the com

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1 China may resume 276-working day rule at coal mines 2017-02-16

China may ask coal mines presently operating 330 days annually to produce on a 276-working day basis from mid-March, when the winter heating ends in northern China, in order to prevent the reemergence

2 Weekly China coal market news summary (Feb 13-Feb 17) 2017-02-17

China may resume 276-working day rule at coal mines China may ask coal mines presently operating 330 days annually to produce on a 276-working day basis from mid-March, when the winter heating e

3 China to control IPO, refinancing of coal, steel cos, CSRC 2017-02-13

China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) announced lately to strictly control IPO (Initial Public Offerings) and refinancing of domestic coal and steel producers, in order to prevent companies fr

4 Indonesia thermal coal exports hit 13-month high in Nov 2017-02-15

Indonesia, the world's largest thermal coal exporter, shipped a 13-month high of 20.37 million tonnes in November, up 1% on the year and 8% from the previous month, Platts reported on February 14.

5 China to build inland, floating nuclear plants by 2020, official 2017-02-14

China has already decided where its inland nuclear reactors will be built and that construction is likely to start in the next four years, Wang Yiren, vice director of the State Administration of Scie

6 Shanxi state-run miners stop hiring new mining staff in 5 yrs 2017-02-13

State-run coal producers in coal-rich Shanxi province will not recruit new mining staff in the next five years, Vice Governor Wang Yixin said at a work meeting lately. In the next five ye

7 India optimistic of being coal-free by 2050 2017-02-13

India will not need to build another coal power plant after 2025 if renewables continue to fall in cost at their current rate, according to a report published by the Energy and Resources Institute (TE

8 Russia Jan coal output and exports climb YoY 2017-02-14

Coal-rich Russia produced 33.77 million tonnes of coal in January, a year-on-year rise of 4.72%, showed data from the Energy Ministry of Russian Federation. That was the first increase af

9 Australia CEO: no more coal-fired plants needed 2017-02-17

The head of a majorAustralianpower company has said his firm has “no intention” of building additionalcoal-firedpower plants despite Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s call fo

10 China Coal Energy Jan coal output down 5.7 pct YoY 2017-02-17

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 6.9 million tonnes of commercial coal in January, sliding 5.7% year on year but up 4.1% from the month before, the com

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1 China mulls radical output cuts, port coal ban in war on smog 2017-02-14

China is considering forcing steel and aluminum producers to cut more output, banning coal in one of the country's top ports and shutting some fertilizer and drug plants as Beijing intensifies its war

2 China's large coal producers reduce Feb seaborne coal prices by 7-20 yuan/t 2017-02-10

China's coal giants Shenhua Group and China National Coal Group reduced prices of seaborne thermal coal for February loading by 7-20 yuan/t, according to market sources. The two groups we

3 Low demand – the main cause for China's coal price decline 2017-02-13

Lukewarm demand was considered the main factor behind the falling prices at China's major coal production bases, market sources said. A lack of demand has led to a price drop of 30-40 yua

4 China Jan power coal price index down for 1st time in 8 mths 2017-02-16

China's monthly power coal price index fell for the first time since last May to 528.54 yuan/t in January, said the country's top economic planner on February 13. The power coal price ind

5 China Coal Daily Track (Feb 8) 2017-02-08

China Coal Daily Track (Feb 8) Thermal coal Domestic market After price cut by a few miners, most other miners maintained stable prices in Yulin of Shaanxi and reported low stocks as

6 China Coal Daily Track (Feb 10) 2017-02-10

Thermal coal Domestic market In Shanxi, private mines will restart production after the Lantern Festival this weekend, and some consolidated mines will resume production later and even wai

7 Trading activities remain weak at China thermal coal market 2017-02-08

Trading activities remained weak at China's coastal thermal coal market, and prices continued to edge down on the back of slack demand. Quite a lot of traders haven't restarted busi

8 China southern thermal coal market in wait-and-see mode 2017-02-17

Traders took a wait-and-see attitude towards thermal coal market in southern China, as sparse trades raised concerns about near-term demand. Trading activities remained weak as dema

9 China Coal Daily Track (Feb 6) 2017-02-06

Thermal coal Domestic market In Yulin of Shaanxi, large coal mines have resumed production recently following the end of the Spring Festival holidays on February 2, while small mines may n

10 China Coal Daily Track (Feb 9) 2017-02-09

Thermal coal Domestic marketCoal output was steadily rising at mines at production bases following operation resumption, and some of the mines maintained prices stable from the pre-holiday