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China's import coal market cools down amid inquiries shrink

2017-06-27 17:58:00 General,  Price,  International,  Ocean-carriage,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's import thermal coal market is cooling down after price surge in recent weeks, with a notable shrink in inquiries and deals co...

Chinese traders start to undersell thermal coal on flat demand

2017-06-27 17:18:00 Price sxcoal.com

Some traders have started to undersell thermal coal at northern China ports amid softening demand for spot cargoes, as the market sen...

An overview of Chinese thermal coal import in May

2017-06-27 16:50:00 Import & Export,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China imported 16.89 million tonnes of thermal coal in May this year, soaring 32.61% from the year prior and 8.96% from the preceding...

Sales restrictions drive thermal coal prices further up in Inner Mongolia

2017-06-27 15:13:00 Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal prices continued to move up in Inner Mongolia, one leading coal production base in northern China, as the local governme...

China Coal Daily Track (Jun 27)

2017-06-27 15:07:00 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Domestic market Local authorities in Inner Mongolia still control sales quota for miners, causing supply tig...

Chinese govt measures may help ensure peak-season coal supply

2017-06-27 11:16:00 Policy,  Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

The Chinese government is expected to take a bunch of measures to guarantee coal supply to power plants and avoid drastic price incre...

China coal imports from Indonesia, Mongolia surge in May

2017-06-27 09:30:00 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

China's coal imports in May from Indonesia, Mongolia and Russia jumped in the strongest sign yet that foreign providers are filling t...

China May coking coal imports down 45% MoM

2017-06-27 09:21:00 Import & Export,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

China imported 4.65 million tonnes of coking coal in May, declining 45% from April but edging up 5.4% year on year, according to data...

Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast

2017-06-27 09:14:00 General sxcoal.com

China's spot met. coke prices rebounded 30-80 yuan/t in major production bases last week. With abundant stocks and limited production...

Rio Tinto snubs Glencore's latest coal bid as Yancoal returns with better offer

2017-06-27 08:54:00 Company,  International The Telegraph

Rio Tinto has spurned Glencore for a second time after accepting a sweetened offer from Chinese-backed Yancoal for its Australian coa...

Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast

2017-06-27 08:40:00 General,  Price,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Coking coal market was stabilizing at major production areas in China during the past week, as some coke producers became active in p...

China's two coal giants suspend selling spot thermal coal

2017-06-27 08:34:00 Company,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's top two coal giants Shenhua Group and China National Coal Group suspended selling spot thermal coal last week in an effort to...

S Korea May thermal coal imports down 8.3pct on mth

2017-06-27 08:33:00 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

South Korea's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coals) reached 7.85 million tonnes in May, falling 8.34% ...

Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast

2017-06-27 08:32:00 General,  Price,  PCI sxcoal.com

PCI coal market remained stable on the whole in Shanxi over the past week, with prices unchanged from a week earlier in major product...

Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast

2017-06-27 08:31:00 Price sxcoal.com

Thermal coal prices continued to move up on tight supply in China's coastal market, yet further increase may lack support, given low ...

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1 Chinese govt measures may help ensure peak-season coal supply 2017-06-27

The Chinese government is expected to take a bunch of measures to guarantee coal supply to power plants and avoid drastic price increase in coming peak power demand during the hot summer.

2 Sales restrictions drive thermal coal prices further up in Inner Mongolia 2017-06-27

Thermal coal prices continued to move up in Inner Mongolia, one leading coal production base in northern China, as the local government kept a tight rein in sales quotas for coal mines in the context

3 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2017-06-27

China's spot met. coke prices rebounded 30-80 yuan/t in major production bases last week. With abundant stocks and limited production, major steel mills in Shanxi, Hebei and Shandong responded mutedly

4 S Korea May thermal coal imports down 8.3pct on mth 2017-06-27

South Korea's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coals) reached 7.85 million tonnes in May, falling 8.34% from a month ago and the fifth consecutive month-on-month decline,

5 Views divided on China thermal coal market 2017-06-26

Market participants remained divided towards the future trend of thermal coal in China's domestic market with offer prices varying greatly from one another. Some traders were optimistic,

6 China plans to merger eight power giants into three 2017-06-26

China's government is looking to restructure its electric utilities. The plan calls for a merger of eight bodies ‒ five state-owned electric companies, two nuclear power operators and state-owned Chin

7 Hebei to extend coal overcapacity elimination to 11.87 Mtpa 2017-06-26

North China's Hebei province planned to phase out coal production capacity of 11.87 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) this year, said the provincial government in a notice recently. The new

8 China's key steel mills daily output up 5.41pct in early June 2017-06-26

Daily crude steel output of China's 101 key steel mills increased 5.41% from ten days ago to 1.86 million tonnes over June 1-10, according to data released by the China Iron and Association (CISA).

9 NDRC: resolutely curb too fast coal price rise 2017-06-26

China will resolutely curb too fast increase of coal prices, one official with China's state planner said at a meeting on June 25, regarding recent jump in prices of thermal coal used for power genera

10 China coal production areas still face rail bottleneck 2017-06-26

China's top three coal production bases of Shanxi, Inner Mongolia and Shaanxi still face bottleneck in transporting coal through railways, unable to ship coal efficiently to energy-hungry southern and

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1 China allows coal mines to increase capacity amid price rally 2017-06-19

China will allow some coal mines to increase capacity, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on June 16, as Beijing ramps up efforts to boost supply for summer. Both

2 India assures domestic coal supplies for steel, cement companies 2017-06-19

India's Coal Ministry has offered assured domestic coal supplies to companies outside of their power generation industry as another step towards zero coal imports, Mining Weekly reported on June 17.

3 China's coal futures forward curve turns bullish as mercury rises 2017-06-19

China's thermal coal futures rallied to a record high on June 16, lifting September futures to a premium over October, as a prolonged hot spell spurred power demand and low water levels dented hopes o

4 Nippon Steel gives up coking coal pricing role as influence wanes 2017-06-20

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, Japan's top steelmaker, has given up its decades-old role in setting global coking coal prices because the rise of Chinese and Indian rivals has weakened its influen

5 Russia remains main coal supplier for Ukraine Jan-May 2017-06-20

Russia exported 777,500 tonnes of coal to Ukraine from January to May 2017, Ukraine's energy and coal industry ministry said on June 16. "996,800 tonnes of coal imported from different co

6 Shenhua, Guodian close to announce merger plan 2017-06-21

China's largest coal producer and the country's leading power generator are close to unveiling a merger plan, as listed units of the two announced suspension of trading for "unprecedented" asset trans

7 Coking coal trading around one-year low as price waves 2017-06-21

Coking coal prices are hovering around a year low, with the commodity erasing the gains that it experienced this year amid a major supply disruption, Economic Calendar reported on June 20.

8 Rio backs Yancoal over Glencore for Australia coal mines 2017-06-21

Rio Tinto on June 20 recommended China-backed Yancoal Australia as the buyer of most of its Australian coal mines, rebuffing a surprise higher bid from commodities giant Glencore earlier this month.

9 Heilongjiang to boost clean energy over next 4 yrs 2017-06-20

Heilongjiang, a major industrial province in northeastern China, will actively promote the development of clean energy to replace coal-fired plants over the next four years, said the local branch of t

10 US coal consumption in power sector to increase 3% on yr in 2017 2017-06-19

US electric power sector coal burn is expected to total 699 million short tons (640 million tonnes) in 2017, up 2.95% or 20 million short tons from 2016, assuming natural gas prices meet expectations,

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1 Chinese utilities' thermal coal demand yet to rise materially 2017-06-23

Prices of thermal coal rose markedly in China's main ports and production areas in recent weeks, mainly due to a lack of supply and speculative hoarding by traders. Demand from utilities did increased

2 An overview of China coal production in May 2017-06-19

China produced 297.78 million tonnes of raw coal in May, up 12.1% year on year, the biggest year-on-year rise since 2015, and up 1.1% from the previous month, showed data from the National Bureau of S

3 China Coal Daily Track (Jun 13) 2017-06-13

Thermal coal Domestic market Some miners in Yulin, Shaanxi reduced slack thermal coal prices by 5-10 yuan/t; coal prices were stable in northern Shanxi, while sales were flat in southern a

4 Shaanxi thermal coal prices rebound on improved demand 2017-06-23

Thermal coal prices bounced back in many areas of Shaanxi, as demand improved while supply tightened after production in Inner Mongolia dropped amid environmental check. Coal miners in Yu

5 China Coal Daily Track (Jun 19) 2017-06-19

Thermal coal Domestic market China's thermal coal market continued to strengthen. The mine-mouth prices climbed in Inner Mongolia, bolstered mainly by tightened supply as some coal mines

6 China Coal Daily Track (Jun 22) 2017-06-22

Thermal coal Domestic market Supply shortage in Inner Mongolia caused long queues of trucks waiting for loading at coal mines, supporting a 10 yuan/t rise there. Shaanxi miner

7 China Coal Daily Track (Jun 23) 2017-06-23

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal prices continued to rise in Inner Mongolia, thanks to a lack of supply caused by sales control at local markets. This has led to an increase in co

8 Inner Mongolia thermal coal prices further rise on tight supply 2017-06-20

Thermal coal prices continued to edge up in Inner Mongolia amid limited supply, as the local government restricted coal production and sales to ensure safety at mines before the 70th anniversary celeb

9 China Coal Daily Track (Jun 15) 2017-06-15

Thermal coal Domestic market Impacted by coal sales restrictions and sound demand, trucks were lining up at mines in Inner Mongolia for coal loading, pumping up prices of slump and lump co

10 Shenhua to stop taking spot orders after Jun 20 on tight supply 2017-06-19

Market sources said coal giant Shenhua Group has notified it will not take any orders for spot thermal coal after June 20, and cargoes for loading prior to the date may also face delays, impacted main