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1 China thermal coal prices show signs of stabilizing on easing buying interest 2021-04-22

China's spot thermal coal prices showed signs of stabilizing on April 22 following a week-long rise, as buyers held off purchasing for further clarity of the market direction. Trading act

2 Australian coal may remain absent in China's import market on rising tensions 2021-04-22

China may continue to bypass Australia and source coking coal from other countries amid a rising trade tensions after Australia's decision to cancel two Belt and Road agreements signed in 2018 and 201

3 Indonesian thermal coal prices hit new high on firm buying from China 2021-04-22

Indonesian thermal coal prices have reached a new high in the past 22 months at least, as buying interest from China is staying strong for the coming summer peak demand in anticipation of tight supply

4 Mongolia's coal giant mulls $700m bond to strengthen infrastructure 2021-04-22

Mongolia's state-owned coal producer Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi JSC (ETT) is moving to raise 2 trillion tugriks ($700 million) through a bond issue as it attempts to strengthen infrastructure to raise coal

5 Review of China's coal imports in Mar 2021-04-22

China's coal imports rose for the second month in March and surged more than 30% compared with February, yet were still lower than the year-ago level. Canada overtaken Russia to become the second larg

6 Pingdingshan Coal's Q1 raw coal output up 3% YoY 2021-04-22

Pingdingshan Tian'an Coal Co., Ltd. extracted 7.83 million tonnes of raw coal in the first quarter, an increase of 3% on the year, the company reported on April 21. Commercial coal sales

7 China to increase non-PHS energy storage capacity to 30 GW by 2025 2021-04-22

While expanding power generation capacity from new energy, China will also accelerate its energy storage development to help realize its carbon reduction pledge. China temporarily targets

8 PV power to take up 76% of global power supply mix by 2050, study 2021-04-22

Photovoltaic power generation will account for up to 76% in the global power supply mix within 30 years, replacing thermal power to become a dominant power source, reported Photovoltaic Magazine, citi

9 BHP iron ore output for first 9 mths increases 4% on yr 2021-04-22

BHP, the world's largest listed miner, saw a 4% growth in its iron ore production in the first nine months of this fiscal year ended March 2021 to 188.3 million tonnes. Though effected by

10 China central bank removes coal from new green bond catalogue 2021-04-22

Clean utilization projects of coal as well as other fossil fuels will no longer be included into the latest edition of green bond catalogue, replacing a previous one published in 2015, the central ban

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1 China urges power plants to increase coal inventories 2021-04-20

China's top economic planner asked domestic power plants to strictly implement the minimum coal inventory system, ensuring their stockpiles enough to cover more than 20 days of use in off-peak seasons

2 Indonesia raises 2021 coal production target to 625 Mt 2021-04-13

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has decided to adjust up its coal production target this year from previous 550 million tonnes to 625 million tonnes, local media Bisnis reported.

3 Mongolia Jan-Mar coal exports surge 114% on yr 2021-04-12

Mongolia exported 6.67 million tonnes of coal over January-March 2021, surging 113.73% year on year, showed latest data from the Mongolian Customs General Administration (MCGA). MCGA didn

4 Mongolian Mining and CHN Energy Coal Coking reach agreement on coal storage 2021-04-14

Energy Resources LLC (ER), a fully-owned subsidiary of Mongolian Mining Corporation (MMC), and CHN Energy Coal Coking Co., Ltd (CECC) have reached an agreement to establish a joint venture company on

5 Coal production from top 10 companies forecast to increase 6.6% in 2021 2021-04-12

Coal production from the world's top 10 companies is forecasted to increase 6.6% on the year to 1.68-1.75 billion tonnes in 2021, according to GlobalData. The 10 companies churned out 1.6

6 China Q1 coal imports fall 28.5% YoY, GAC 2021-04-13

China imported 68.46 million tonnes of coal in January-March 2021, falling 28.5% year on year, showed latest data from General Administration of Customs on April 13. Value of imports tota

7 China Mar raw coal production down 0.2% YoY 2021-04-16

China's raw coal production dipped 0.2% year on year to 340.76 million tonnes in March, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 16. Daily coal product

8 Mongolian Mining Q1 washed coking coal sales slump due to weak Chinese purchase 2021-04-14

Mongolian Mining Corporation, the largest producer and exporter of washed hard coking coal in the landlocked country, witnessed a sharp decline in its coking coal sales during January-March compared w

9 Strike at Warrior Met Coal continues after tentative agreement rejected 2021-04-13

Workers of US-based miner Warrior Met Coal will remain on strike after the majority of miners on strike rejected the company's tentative agreement on April 9, according to a news release from United M

10 Coal will be dominant power fuel for India through 2030 2021-04-12

Despite increased share of renewables in India's power generation, coal would remain the dominant fuel for the country's power generation through 2030 and beyond, even though its share would fall, sai

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1 China's customs agency plans to tighten coal imports in Q2 2021-04-07

Huangpu Customs in southern China's Guangdong province has outlined the allocation of coal import quotas for 2021, and will tighten the grips on imports in the second quarter, according to sources.

2 Indonesian coal prices gain strength from Chinese state-run utility tenders 2021-04-08

Indonesian thermal coal prices remained firm at high level on April 8, fueled by a large amount of tonnages booked by a state-owned utility in southern China. Limited availability of Indonesian cargoe

3 Indonesian high-CV coal prices up after utility tenders; market outlook diverges 2021-04-09

Indonesian high-calorific value thermal coal prices increased on April 9 after a Chinese state-owned utility awarded about 1 million tonnes of seaborne coal tenders focusing on Indonesian cargoes from

4 China's coking coal prices expected to rise in 2021 on tight supply 2021-04-07

China's coking coal market is expected to be relatively strong overall in 2021, as a structural shortage of high-quality coking coal, which is likely to remain in the year, will prop up prices of the

5 Summary: 2021 coal industry development plans of China's key coal provinces 2021-04-08

Amid the new energy development goals of carbon neutrality and carbon peak, major Chinese coal producing provinces have unveiled work plans for the development of their coal industry in 2021, the firs

6 Wait-and-see sentiment heats up in Chinese thermal coal market 2021-04-09

Buying interest sagged in the Chinese spot thermal coal market after the nation's top economic planner, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), asked coal producers to raise output to t

7 China's NDRC urges to enhance coal supply to cool down spot prices 2021-04-07

China's top economic planning agency has directed coal miners, railway operators and other related parties to cooperate in boosting coal supply to cool down current red-hot thermal coal prices and pre

8 China's coking coal market extends gains on supply shortage 2021-04-08

China's coking coal market continued gaining strength from sustaining supply constraints amid coal mine inspections and tight import restrictions, further pushing up prices of the material at both maj

9 Indonesian thermal coal prices edge higher on solid demand from China 2021-04-15

Indonesian thermal coal prices edged higher on April 15, supported by solid demand from China where domestic miners are less likely to raise production effectively under safety and environmental press

10 Mongolian coal arrivals to China remain low as COVID spreads 2021-04-09

China's imports of Mongolian coal have hovered at a comparatively low level recently, as fast-spreading pandemic cases in the landlocked country greatly hindered shipment to China. Ganqim