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1 China's thermal coal prices face downside pressure amid high port stocks 2023-01-29

Thermal coal prices at northern China ports may come under downside pressure, as portside inventories are far higher than levels of corresponding periods in recent years. As of January 29

2 China's thermal coal mine-mouth prices stable on sidelined mood 2023-01-29

Chinese thermal coal mines basically kept offer prices unchanged from levels prior to Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, as market activities haven't fully been on the normal track and wait-and-see senti

3 China's coking coal supply set to rebound on mine resumption, higher imports 2023-01-29

China's coking coal supply is expected to recover fast after the week-long Spring Festival holiday, with increasing mines planning production resumption and inflows of Mongolian supplies further risin

4 Review: China 2022 coking coal imports rise; 73% from Mongolia, Russia 2023-01-29

China saw a significant change in coking coal import pattern in 2022, from a relatively diversified supply in the preceding year to one dominated by Mongolian and Russian cargoes. With th

5 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 29) 2023-01-29

Thermal coal Production area Thermal coal offers remained stable at main production areas, except a few mines raised prices slightly. Most mines haven't resumed production, and mainly sold their

6 China met coal market in figures (Jan 29) 2023-01-29

China coking coal, met coke and steel market key figures in focus.

7 China's market-based electricity trades soar 39% in 2022 2023-01-29

China's cumulative market-based electricity trades reached 5,254.3 TWh in 2022, up 39% against the volume in 2021, data from the China Electricity Council showed. The market trades repres

8 China's met coke price tussle re-emerges after holiday 2023-01-29

China's metallurgical coke market saw a fresh price tussle between coke producers and steelmakers after the seven-day Spring Festival holiday. Some steel mills in Shandong, Hebei, S

9 CHN Energy's commercial coal supply up 16% YoY during 7-day holiday 2023-01-29

China Energy Investment Corporation (CHN Energy) had completed 13.60 million tonnes of commercial coal supply during the seven-day Spring Festival holiday (January 21-27), rising 16% compared with the

10 India looks to more than double coking coal production by 2030 2023-01-29

India, the world's second-largest steel producer, has several initiatives underway to increase domestic raw coking coal production to 140 million tonnes by 2030, more than doubling the production of 5

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1 Mongolia to place coal deals into exchange to avoid shady trade 2023-01-28

The Mongolian government recently said it has found a solution to end years of shady coal deals after people staged a massive anti-corruption protest in Ulaanbaatar last December. Startin

2 Xinjiang's coal production jumps 25% in 2022 2023-01-28

Coal production in northwestern China's Xinjiang reached 400 million tonnes last year, up 25% from a year earlier, showed data from the Xinjiang regional development and reform commission.

3 Shanxi, Inner Mongolia vows to boost coal production as cold wave bites 2023-01-28

China's top coal producing provinces Shanxi and Inner Mongolia vowed to continue boosting coal production to provide ample energy supply to cope with the comeback of cold waves. Shanxi En

4 S Africa's RBCT coal exports hit 29-yr low in 2022 on train supply incompetence 2023-01-28

Coal exports from South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) in 2022 hit the lowest since 1993 at 50.35 million tonnes, as rail supply was heavily curbed from mines to port amid a lack of trains

5 ESDM says will re-evaluate HBA formula before BLU establishment 2023-01-28

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resource (ESDM) would re-evaluate the formula of forming the current reference coal price, or HBA, which market participants argued the price was not in line

6 Germany Nov hard coal imports down 5.5% YoY 2023-01-28

Germany's hard coal imports reached 2.69 million tonnes in November, down 5.54% year on year, preliminary data from German Statistics Bureau showed. The imports also declin

7 India looks to more than double coking coal production by 2030 2023-01-29

India, the world's second-largest steel producer, has several initiatives underway to increase domestic raw coking coal production to 140 million tonnes by 2030, more than doubling the production of 5

8 Infographic | China coal imports in Dec 2022 2023-01-28

Infographic | China coal imports in Dec 2022

9 CHN Energy's commercial coal supply up 16% YoY during 7-day holiday 2023-01-29

China Energy Investment Corporation (CHN Energy) had completed 13.60 million tonnes of commercial coal supply during the seven-day Spring Festival holiday (January 21-27), rising 16% compared with the

10 Daqin railway coal shipments exceed 30 Mt in Jan 2023-01-29

Daqin railway, China's key coal-dedicated artery from mines to ports in the north, saw its shipments exceed 30 million tonnes in the month to January 26, a 5.5% rise from the same period last year, ac

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1 China's 2022 coal imports at 4-yr low; hard to jump in 2023 2023-01-16

China's total coal imports in 2022 posted a marked reduction of 9.2% compared with 2021 to 293 million tonnes, the lowest in recent four years, showed data from General Administration of Customs.

2 Indonesian miners: Coal demand from China remains good 2023-01-19

Several Indonesian miners noted still favorable buying interest from China, even as the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday is arriving this weekend. An Indonesian miner reported there were qu

3 China's thermal coal demand lacks support from power and cement sectors 2023-01-19

Lackluster performance of power and cement sectors, two major users of thermal coal, could be main reasons behind China's lower-than-expected thermal coal market. In 2022, t

4 QHD port coal inventory slid amid pre-holiday restocking, cold wave 2023-01-16

Coal inventories at China's major transshipment port of Qinhuangdao moved downward last week, mainly as the outflows increased to meet sustained pre-holiday restocking and growing heating demand, Sxco

5 China's portside thermal coal market in silence 2023-01-19

China's portside thermal coal market continued to be stagnant on January 19 with traders winding down toward the Chinese New Year, leaving prices little changed. Only a handful of offers

6 China's 2022 coal output at record high; how's 2023? 2023-01-18

China's raw coal production hit a new record high of 403 million tonnes in December 2022, surpassing the previous record of 396 million tonnes set in March last year, reflecting limited impact from th

7 Downward pressure looms in Indonesian thermal coal market 2023-01-18

China's absence for the Lunar New Year holiday left trade stranded in the Indonesian thermal coal market, leading to little change in prices and a potential downside. A number of Chinese

8 China's coking coal auction failures increase as holiday approaches 2023-01-18

China's coking coal market saw more failed online auctions on January 18 as demand continued to retreat approaching the Lunar New Year. On January 18, one online auction for 10,000 tonnes

9 Chinese utilities float tenders for seaborne imported coal 2023-01-17

At least two Chinese utilities were heard have issued tenders for seaborne imported thermal coal to take advantages of strengthened currency and softened shipping rates. Yet, Indonesian coal market wa

10 China's coking coal production falls fast as holiday nears, yet inventory builds on weak demand 2023-01-19

Coking coal production continued to decline in China's major production areas, as more firms suspended mining activity for holiday breaks. Yet raw coal inventories extended the rise into the second we