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1 China resumes over 70% coal production capacity amid epidemic 2020-02-19

China has resumed 70.2% of its coal production capacity with output recovering steadily amid the fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on February

2 China Coal Daily Track (Feb 18) 2020-02-18

Thermal coal Production area While there are more coal mines that have come back to work, supply remained tight at northern production areas due to labor shortage. Some Shaanxi-based miners

3 China's import thermal coal trading in a standoff amid uncertainty 2020-02-18

Trading activity entered a lull in Chinese import thermal coal market at the beginning of this week, as Chinese end buyers temporarily stoppedseeking cargoesfrom import market amid growing uncertainti

4 Chinese thermal coal prices keep sideways as supply shortage eases 2020-02-18

Spot thermal coal prices were little changed at China's northern transfer ports on the first trading day this week, as the sentiment turned weaker after domestic supply showed a sign of recovery.

5 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2020-02-18

China's spot thermal coal prices grew at a moderated pace in the past week, with upward momentum capped by accelerated production recovery at mines in production bases. Import coal market gradually co

6 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2020-02-18

Coking coal market further gained strength at China's main production areas during the past week, as coal supply still far fell short of demand due to slower-than-expected resumption at mines and inte

7 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2020-02-18

As restrictions remained strict on truck transport amid the ongoing virus epidemic, Chinese coking plants were challenged with supply shortage of raw materials and poor sales. Steel mills, facing w

8 China's daily crude steel output falls 2.68% in early Feb amid virus 2020-02-17

Daily crude steel output at China's key steel mills fell by 2.68% from ten days ago to 1.94 million tonnes in early February, according to data from the China Iron and Steel Association (CISA).

9 China's import thermal coal outlook clouded by recovering supply 2020-02-17

China's import thermal coal market outlook was clouded by quickened resumption of domestic coal production, which could dent buying demand for overseas coal while vessels from China face 14-day quaran

10 Coal mines speeding up to reopen, virus impacts on supply abates, NEA 2020-02-17

A quick comeback of coal mines has been seen last week from suspension amid the virus outbreak, according to sources with the National Energy Administration. Impacts by restrictions against the virus

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1 Chinese coal traders hunt for short-term buys amid virus disruption 2020-02-12

Chinese coal traders and small coal-fired utilities are scrambling to lock in supplies of fuel from miners, worried about the prospects of market tightness as downstream users return to work after an

2 CHN Energy adjusts up Feb term contract coal prices, sources 2020-02-11

China's top coal producer CHN Energy, usually called Shenhua by Chinese coal industry insiders, increased its monthly contract thermal coal prices for February shipments, sources said. Th

3 Over half of China's coal mines resume production, top planner 2020-02-12

Production had been resumed at 57.8% of the coal mines in China as of February 10, according to a news briefing held by the country's top economic planner on February 11. Further recovery

4 Indonesia 2019 coal exports hit multi-yr high 2020-02-13

Indonesia exported 456 million tonnes of coal in 2019, hitting a new high at least since 2015, official data showed. The 2019 exports were up 6.43% compared with a year ago, according to

5 Mongolia shuts freight through border crossings on coronavirus fears 2020-02-11

Mongolia on February 9 announced to temporarily shut down road freight via border crossings with China on fears of the novel coronavirus epidemic, Mongolian media reported. The movement c

6 MEC halts coal exports to China after border shut 2020-02-14

Mongolia Energy Corporation (MEC) said it had to suspend coal exports to China until early next month, as the government had decided to close all border crossings with China to prevent the novel coron

7 Mongolia Jan coal exports rise 14.5% on yr 2020-02-12

Mongolia's coal exports registered a 14.5% increase in January from the same month last year, official data showed. The country exported 2.43 million tonnes of coal in January, a 44.12% r

8 Weekly global coal market news summary (Feb 10-Feb 14) 2020-02-14

Bearishness prevails in Chinese import thermal coal market With clear increases in the recent two weeks, prices of import thermal coal cargoes have been close to the upper limit of Chinese buyer

9 China thermal coal prices firm up in early-Feb, NBS 2020-02-14

Prices of China's thermal coal strengthened in early-February. Some coal grades inched up while some remained stable compared with ten days ago, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS

10 Coronavirus outbreak drives steel product prices down in China in early-Feb 2020-02-14

China saw its steel product prices down in the first ten days of February, as downstream demand was further delayed by the extended holiday to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus. Specif

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1 Indonesian low-CV thermal coal heads for 7-mth high on supply crunch 2020-02-07

FOB price of Indonesian low-calorific value thermal coal is heading for a seven-month high in Chinese import market, along with revived demand from Chinese utilities as domestic supply and transport w

2 Supply tightness shores up thermal coal prices at China ports 2020-02-04

Chinese domestic thermal coal market saw a bright start after the Spring Festival holidays, backed by supply tension over the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. On February 3, Fenwei CCI

3 Qinhuangdao port coal stocks fall to record low amid supply woe 2020-02-04

Coal stock of China's largest north-to-south transfer port Qinhuangdao plummeted to a multi-year low, as inbound shipments were constrained over the Spring Festival holidays that were extended by the

4 Australian thermal coal miners raise offers to Chinese buyers 2020-02-05

Australian miners generally raised offer prices of thermal coal to Chinese buyers shortly after Chinese Lunar New Year holidays, encouraged mainly by increased demand from power plants and a lack of d

5 Indonesian miners accelerate coal shipments despite virus fears 2020-02-10

Indonesian miners sped up vessel loading of thermal coal to China, traders said, despite fears of the novel coronavirus that have killed hundreds of people. A Beijing-based trader said hi

6 Indonesian thermal coal hovers higher in Chinese import market 2020-02-06

Prices of Indonesian thermal coal picked up in Chinese seaborne import market, as local rainfalls continued constraining supply to the world's largest coal consumer while part of the end users look to

7 Coal burns of China's coastal utilities fall to record low amid weak industrial activity 2020-02-07

Coal consumption of China's major coastal power groups has fallen to a record low as industrial activity was heavily disrupted by the Wuhan virus outbreak. Data from sxcoal.com showed dai

8 An overview of Chinese coal imports in Dec 2020-02-06

China's coal imports in December slumped to the lowest level since 2014 at least, mainly as the country tightened control of customs clearance to rein in the whole-year import of foreign cargoes.

9 China's portside thermal coal in shortage on production, transport disruption 2020-02-06

Supply of thermal coal to China's northern transfer ports remained tight, traders said, as miners and trucks were still absent under strict controls of the novel virus. While the governme

10 China's spot thermal coal trades still hammered by short supply 2020-02-10

Trading activity of spot thermal coal remained quiet at northern Chinese transfer ports late last week, with many end buyers failing to find cargoes amid the coronavirus-interrupted coal supply.

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