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1 S. Africa's Richards Bay Sep coal exports up 13.3% MoM 2019-11-21

Coal exports from South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) increased 13.29% in September from 5.51 million tonnes in August, customs data showed. RBCT exported 6.24 million tonnes

2 Chinese coking coal prices likely to rebound after mine accidents 2019-11-21

Bullish sentiment is simmering in Chinese coking coal market after prices of the steelmaking material falling continuously starting from early October. Such bullishness is primarily drive

3 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 21) 2019-11-21

Thermal coal Production area Coal prices dropped 5-10 yuan/t in northern Shanxi; sales to local users were tepid, while demand from northern ports and long-term contract users was stable; coal

4 Thermal coal trading activity tapers slightly at N China ports 2019-11-21

Resilient trading activity of spot thermal coal, spurred mainly by two large utilities' tenders, has been tapering off slightly at northern China's Bohai-rim ports, as most power plants didn't plan to

5 Indonesian thermal coal trades in impasse in Chinese seaborne market 2019-11-21

Indonesian thermal coal has seen little liquidity in Chinese seaborne import market since customs authorities tightened curbs on the overseas fuel, and traders anticipated the standoff would continue

6 Thermal coal prices set to further dive in China production bases next yr 2019-11-21

Thermal coal price is forecast to further slide down in China's major production areas next year, as oversupply continues to bite, said analyst with coal consultant Fenwei Energy Information Services

7 China to cut renewable power subsidy to $807 million in 2020 2019-11-20

China will cut its renewable power subsidy to 5.67 billion yuan ($806.50 million) in 2020 from 8.1 billion yuan in 2019, the Ministry of Finance said on November 20, as the country will soon stop fund

8 Tokyo Electric Power to halt nuclear plant operation during 2020 Olympic Games 2019-11-20

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc., known as TEPCO and the world's largest private nuclear power producer, decided to suspend operation at its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant at the Tok

9 Shanxi Coking Coal keeps long-term contract coal price stable in 2020 2019-11-20

Shanxi Coking Coal Group, the largest producer of the steelmaking material in China, is said to keep long-term contract prices stable for next year, sources learned from a conference on next year's me

10 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 20) 2019-11-20

Thermal coal Production area Some coal miners saw improved sales and decreased stocks in Yulin of Shaanxi. Some local miners may adjust prices affected by the coal mine accident in Pingyao of Sh

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1 Mongolia earns $2.75 bln from coal exports to China in 10 months 2019-11-13

Mongolia earned $2.75 billion from coal exports to China in the first 10 months, showed data from the Mongolian Customs General Administration (MCGA) on November 12. The inland country ex

2 China Oct coal production grows 4.4% on yr 2019-11-14

China's raw coal production rose 4.4% from a year earlier to 324.87 million tonnes in October, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed. Compared with 324.1 millio

3 Inner Mongolia hikes coal resource tax rate to 10% from 9% 2019-11-13

Inner Mongolia autonomous region, the biggest coal production center in China, has gained nod from the central government to raise coal resource tax rate to 10% from previous 9%, effective from Octobe

4 China CO2 emissions from energy sector still on rise -researchers 2019-11-15

China's emissions of the climate-warming greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from its energy sector are expected to increase this year and next, driven by rising oil and gas consumption instead of by coal,

5 NDRC: steady energy supply can help meet needs in winter heating season 2019-11-15

Recently, China's top economic planner said energy supply can mostly satisfy heating needs this winter, although there might be supply tightness in some regions and period with the impact of extreme c

6 Vietnam Oct coal imports rebound nearly 40% from a half-yr low 2019-11-14

Vietnam's coal imports rose significantly by 39.29% in October from a nearly half-year low in September, showed data from Vietnam customs. The country imported 4.22 million tonnes in Octo

7 S Korea Oct coal imports up 16.2% MoM 2019-11-15

South Korea's coal imports (including thermal coal, metallurgical coal and anthracite) increased 16.2% in October from a two-month low in September, showed the latest customs data. The co

8 China's Shenhua Guoneng builds large coal mine in northeast China 2019-11-15

China's state-run utility and coal mining firm Shenhua Guoneng Group has built a large new coal mine in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, China News Service reported. It was not im

9 China Oct PPI dives most in 3 over yrs 2019-11-11

China's producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, dropped 1.6% year on year in October, posting the steepest decline in more than three years, data from the Natio

10 Glencore takes steps to avoid S Africa coal miner strike 2019-11-12

Glencore management will meet with union representatives on November 12 in a last-ditch attempt to avoid widespread strike action at its South African coal mines, a union spokesman said on November 11

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1 Overseas thermal coal shows signs of weakness in China 2019-11-04

Overseas thermal coal prices appeared to stabilize last week in China's seaborne import market following slow but firm upward increase, leading to a broad perception of price fall soon in the market.

2 Supply-demand mismatch accelerates thermal coal downturn in China 2019-11-04

A mismatch between supply and demand in China's domestic thermal coal market triggered a quicker price downtrend at Bohai-rim ports that has had lasted since early last month. On November

3 China's tightening import curbs may further hit seaborne coal prices 2019-11-11

China's coal imports declined for the second consecutive month in October, the latest customs data showed. Considering tightened import control will continue until the end of 2019, China's falling imp

4 Tightening China import grips dampen overseas thermal coal prices 2019-11-07

A number of customs offices have halted clearance services for coal imports this week since the General Administration of Customs allegedly required to tighten grips on the overseas fuel, hurting pric

5 Wait-and-watch sentiment thick in China thermal coal market 2019-11-06

Wait-and-watch sentiment remained thick among participants in Chinese spot thermal coal market, although a sign emerged for slightly revived inquiry activity early this week. The spot coa

6 Chinese sellers reluctant to sell as thermal coal prices bottom out 2019-11-11

Thermal coal traders, in anticipation of higher selling prices, became reluctant to sell at northern China ports after domestic prices picked up late last week. On November 8, Fenwei CCI

7 Indonesian thermal coal prices start falling in China seaborne market 2019-11-05

Indonesian thermal coal began losing strength in Chinese seaborne import market, with demand cooling down as its price edge fading away against Chinese domestic coal, which has been falling for more t

8 China tightens coal import grips; Australian thermal coal drifts lower 2019-11-14

China's restriction on coal imports seemed to have escalated as many participants confirmed eastern China's Jiangsu province started to suspend customs declaration of overseas coal lately following si

9 Traders expect China thermal coal to stabilize on improved buy 2019-11-05

The majority of traders are anticipating Chinese thermal coal market to stabilize following nearly one month of declines, as some signs showed for the improving buying demand due to multiple favorable

10 Shanxi coking coal prices diverge; Mongolian coal tumbles 2019-11-13

Prices of different coking coal grades diverged in northern China's Shanxi province recently, with mid- and high-sulfur primary coking coal standing relatively firm on tight supply; while low-sulfur p

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