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China May power consumption up 11.4% on yr

2018-06-21 18:00:00 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

China's electricity consumption rose 11.4% year on year to 553.39 TWh in May, showed data released by the National Energy Administrat...

China Coal Daily Track (Jun 21)

2018-06-21 17:55:00 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Domestic market Coal mines in Yulin, Shaanxi province expected another increase in the short run as purchase...

China coking coal prices temporarily stable

2018-06-21 16:26:00 Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Prices of coking coal were temporarily stable in China's key production areas following nearly two months' hikes, with further upward...

China's top 3 provinces contribute 68% of raw coal output in Jan-May

2018-06-21 16:22:00 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

Northern China's Inner Mongolia, Shanxi and Shaanxi produced 67.94% of the country's total raw coal in the first five months, showed ...

CMPort concludes trade of 50% stake in Newcastle port

2018-06-21 15:14:00 General,  Company sxcoal.com

China Merchants Port Holdings(CMPort) has taken over 50% stake in the Newcastle port at AU$607.5 million ($457.5 million) from its pa...

India's thermal coal imports may rise to 145 mln T in 2018

2018-06-21 14:45:00 Import & Export,  International ptinews.com

India's thermal coal import is likely to increase to 145 million tonnes in 2018, and the uptrend would continue in the next four year...

French utility Engie to get 2.6 billion euros from Glow Energy sale

2018-06-21 14:37:00 Company,  International reuters.com

French utility Engie said the sale of its 69% stake in Thailand's Glow Energy Pcl would result in net proceeds of 2.6 billion euros (...

Chinese central SOEs' profit growth accelerates in Jan-May

2018-06-21 14:25:00 Company,  Cost & Profit sxcoal.com

Profit growth of China's central state-owned enterprises (SOEs) picked up pace over January-May period this year, thanks to the deepe...

China's weaker currency sparks concerns over import coal trades

2018-06-21 11:51:00 Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Weaker Chinese yuan following a five-month low on June 20 amid growing trade tension with the US has sparked concerns over downside r...

Hubei power plants receive 3.6 Mt coal in May, up 12% MoM

2018-06-21 11:43:00 General,  Hydropower sxcoal.com

Central China's Hubei province saw its unified dispatch power plants receive a total of 3.62 million tonnes of coal in May from local...

Sentiment fluctuation pares thermal coal trades at China's N ports

2018-06-21 11:41:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's domestic thermal coal market saw bearish and bullish sentiments both growing in recent days, rendering traders unable to judg...

Spot coal meets 30% of GD Power demand

2018-06-21 11:21:00 Company sxcoal.com

Spot thermal coal accounts for some 30% of the total coal consumption by GD Power Development Co., Ltd, it said on June 20. ...

S. Korea May met. coal imports down 14.2% YoY

2018-06-21 10:37:00 Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal,  PCI sxcoal.com

South Korea imported 2.35 million tonnes of metallurgical coal (including coking coal and PCI coal) in May, dropping 14.18% year on y...

S. Korea May thermal coal imports decrease 20% MoM

2018-06-21 10:32:00 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

South Korea's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) reached 8.24 million tonnes in May, down 20.61% f...

China coking coal production partly affected by environmental crackdown

2018-06-21 09:49:00 Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Coking coal production at some Chinese mines, especially in Shanxi province, was curbed to various extents, as the central and local ...

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1 China Coal Daily Track (Jun 21) 2018-06-21

Thermal coal Domestic market Coal mines in Yulin, Shaanxi province expected another increase in the short run as purchase was active recently from buyers in Hebei, Shandong and Shanxi. Imp

2 China's top 3 provinces contribute 68% of raw coal output in Jan-May 2018-06-21

Northern China's Inner Mongolia, Shanxi and Shaanxi produced 67.94% of the country's total raw coal in the first five months, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). NBS

3 CMPort concludes trade of 50% stake in Newcastle port 2018-06-21

China Merchants Port Holdings(CMPort) has taken over 50% stake in the Newcastle port at AU$607.5 million ($457.5 million) from its parent China Merchants Group on June 14, the company announced on its

4 Chinese central SOEs' profit growth accelerates in Jan-May 2018-06-21

Profit growth of China's central state-owned enterprises (SOEs) picked up pace over January-May period this year, thanks to the deepened enterprise reform and resolve in initiative and sustainable dev

5 Hubei power plants receive 3.6 Mt coal in May, up 12% MoM 2018-06-21

Central China's Hubei province saw its unified dispatch power plants receive a total of 3.62 million tonnes of coal in May from local mines and other provinces, showed data from its provincial economi

6 Sentiment fluctuation pares thermal coal trades at China's N ports 2018-06-21

China's domestic thermal coal market saw bearish and bullish sentiments both growing in recent days, rendering traders unable to judge the market trend but stay on the sidelines. Spot pri

7 S. Korea May met. coal imports down 14.2% YoY 2018-06-21

South Korea imported 2.35 million tonnes of metallurgical coal (including coking coal and PCI coal) in May, dropping 14.18% year on year and down 13.9% from the preceding month, according to the lates

8 S. Korea May thermal coal imports decrease 20% MoM 2018-06-21

South Korea's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) reached 8.24 million tonnes in May, down 20.61% from a month ago yet up 4.89% year on year, the latest South Korea

9 China's rail cargo shipment hits new high in May 2018-06-21

China shipped a total 338.84 million tonnes of cargoes via railways in May, rising 11.8% from the year prior, hitting a new high since this year, said China Railway Corporation on June 20.

10 Chinese govt relaxes coal import curbs to prepare for summer high demand 2018-06-21

The Chinese government has reduced restrictions on coal imports at some southern and eastern ports on concerns about higher prices and regional power shortages, as demand for electricity jumps during

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1 China to launch broader environmental inspections this month 2018-06-11

China will expand environmental inspections to more cities and regions in a new round of checks from this month to April next year, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) said in a statement on

2 China's raw coal output rises to a new high in May 2018-06-14

China's raw coal production registered a new high in May since this year, according to official data, as miners churned out the material driven mainly by tempting profit and rallying prices.

3 China's steel mills utilisation rate falls for 3rd week on environmental checks 2018-06-12

Utilisation rate at steel blast furnaces across China fell for a third consecutive week last week as of June 8, data showed, as environmental inspections continued to weigh on operation at steel mills

4 China proceeds development of coal-to-oil conversion 2018-06-15

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5 Weekly China coal market news summary (Jun 11 – Jun 15) 2018-06-15

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6 CHN Energy reduces contract coal prices within 600 yuan/t, sources 2018-06-11

China Energy Investment Group, also known as CHN Energy, announced to control its monthly contract prices of thermal coal, media reported late June 8, in a way to cool down the overheated coal market.

7 China plans to create a $78 bln natural gas giant 2018-06-15

Together with its massive push to have more and more residential and industrial customers switch from coal to gas, China is aiming to overhaul the ownership of its huge gas pipeline network.

8 China's 20 large steel makers launch maintenance to improve environment 2018-06-14

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9 China cuts subsidies for some renewable power projects 2018-06-15

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10 Asian coal, gas markets roar into top gear 2018-06-15

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1 China spot thermal coal market jumps on Shenhua's monthly contract price hike 2018-06-04

China's spot thermal coal market saw a sharp increase late last week, spurred by the hike of monthly contract prices by the country's leading coal miner China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd. for June, source

2 China's red-hot coal market spurs freight rates to rebound 2018-06-05

China's seaborne shipping rates bounced back recently, spurred mainly by a heat-up of China's thermal coal market amid recovered market confidence following short decline. As of June 1, C

3 China's major coal miners vow to ensure supply and stabilize prices 2018-06-12

While CHN Energy announced late last week to lower their June contract coal price within the "yellow range" below 600 yuan/t, more major miners have promised to lower prices to ensure adequate supply

4 China's coal market runs well amid upbeat outlook 2018-06-06

China's thermal coal market saw brisk trades amid a bullish prospect as the peak demand summer season is approaching. Thermal coal production was impacted in some production

5 Nine Chinese regions may still face temporary power supply shortage 2018-06-07

Nine regions in China may be confronted with supply shortage of electricity in some periods of 2019 and 2020, according to a report released by the National Energy Administration.

6 Policy intervention concerns increase as China spot thermal coal prices further spike 2018-06-07

Concerns over possible policy interventions have increased in China's domestic spot thermal coal market as offer prices kept rising at northern ports. Currently, the mainstream offer pric

7 Shanxi thermal coal price surges above 700 yuan/t FOB 2018-06-05

Offer prices for Shanxi 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal have skyrocketed above 700-yuan/t mark FOB at China's northern ports, 10-15 yuan/t higher than the end of last week, reaching a new high that is

8 Major Chinese miners work to stabilize thermal coal prices 2018-06-11

Some leading miners in China made price adjustments in response to government's call for stabilizing thermal coal price and supply, sources said. China Energy Investment Cor

9 China coal prices seek for a balance amid multiple factors 2018-06-08

China's coal prices are seeking for kind of balance amid complexed market environments including government intervention. China's top economic planner NDRC in April urged miners

10 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2018-06-05

Spot thermal coal market bounced back at northern China ports in the past week, following short retreat under the central government's price intervention. Traders' sentiment improved significantly ove