Southeastern country Thailand imported about 1.6 million tonnes of thermal coal in January, up 21.6% on the year, showed customs data released on February 22.
Specifically, the country im
Combined coal stocks held by China's six leading power generators in southern and eastern coastal areas have broken 10-million-tonne mark since January 22, sxcoal.com data showed.
China exported 465 million tonnes of steel products in January, down 36.6% year on year, showed data from General Administration of Customs on February 23.
The value of the exports stood
China imported 11.76 million tonnes of thermal coal (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal but lignite) in January, rising 22.76% from the preceding year and 29.52% month on month, showed data
China imported 5.06 million tonnes of coking coal in January, down 15.5% year on year and 17.32% from December, showed data from General Administration of Customs on February 23.
Coking coal prices are almost
unchanged in China from the pre-holiday level, except for some producers
raising offers by 50-100 yuan/t, which has been accepted by coking plants with
a fast drop of
Vessel queue substantially reduced at China's largest coal terminal Qinhuangdao after the Lunar New Year holiday, data showed from sxcoal.com, indicating low demand of rebuilding stocks from utilities
Brazil's Vale, the world's largest iron ore miner, said on February 16 that output of the steelmaking material hit a fresh record high in 2017 thanks mainly to the outstanding performance of its so-ca
China's spot market of thermal coal has large odds to keep as buoyant as the pre-holiday level in the short run, owing mainly to pick-up of demand from power and other industrial sectors and tight rai
Coal stocks at northern China's Qinhuangdao port – a barometer for domestic thermal coal market – stayed below 6 million tonnes during the Spring Festival holiday ending February 21, with inbound and
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China's monthly-issued price index of power coal stood at 549.12 yuan/t in January, up 12.93 yuan/t or 2.41% month on month and 20.58 yuan/t or 3.89% year on year, showed data from the National Develo
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Thermal coal supply for electricity
generation purpose will be guaranteed and power consumption won't be affected
during the Lunar New Year holiday, China's top economic planner the National
China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of
China National Coal Group, produced 6.11 million tonnes of commercial coal in January,
down 7.1% year on year but up 10.29% month on month, said the com
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Global thermal coal demand will outpace supply in 2018, leading to a strong market driven by rising demand from top buyers India and China, the chief coal analyst at Noble Resources said on February 1