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1 Weekly global coal market news summary (Nov 13-Nov 17) 2017-11-17

At least 15 states join global alliance to phase out coal by 2030 At least 15 countries have joined an international alliance to phase out coal from power generation before 2030, Reuters repo

2 China thermal coal supply to be sufficient in 2018, Fenwei 2017-11-17

China's thermal coal supply is assessed to remain generally adequate in 2018, as domestic advanced production capacity will be unleashed further, said Sarah Liu, vice president of Fenwei Energy Inform

3 China effective thermal coal capacity to rise 2pct in 2018, Fenwei 2017-11-17

China's effective thermal coal capacity is expected to rise 2% year on year to 3.07 billion tonnes in 2018, said Gao Yingjie, vice-general manager with Project Department of Fenwei Energy Information

4 China coal supply roughly in balance with demand, CNCA 2017-11-17

China's coal supply-demand relation is expected to stay in a basic balance, yet uncertainties including some periodic and structural supply tightness still remain, said Zhang Hong, deputy secretary ge

5 China coal market supply loosen and prices stabilize, NDRC official 2017-11-17

Prices of thermal coal are stabilizing toward a more reasonable level, as supply has loosened up since October, thanks to various measures taken by the government and efforts made by relevant parties,

6 China's NDRC maps out pricings for 2018 coal term contracts 2017-11-17

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) recently made clear of three pricing mechanisms for mid- and long-term contracts of power coal, in a bid to ensure supply and stabilize prices

7 Producers' low stock helps buffer price slump in China coke market 2017-11-17

After several price slumps since late September, Chinese coke producers finally can take a breath as the market starts to show a sign of strengthening after their stocks fall to low levels amid produc

8 China six coastal power cos' coal stocks remain high 2017-11-17

Combined coal stocks held by China's six leading power generators in southern and eastern coastal areas have been above 12 million tonnes for over two weeks, indicating measures taken by the govern

9 Price cuts extend in China's key coal production regions 2017-11-17

Under massive pressure Chinese miners reduced thermal coal prices in "the Three West Regions" including Shanxi, Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia, as utility buying interest saw little improvement.

10 China Shenhua Oct commercial coal output down 6.3 pct YoY 2017-11-17

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of coal giant Shenhua Group, produced 23.8 million tonnes of commercial coal in October this year, rising 0.4% from the month-ago level but down 6.3% year

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1 Beijing to replace coal with natural gas in heating this winter 2017-11-15

China's capital city of Beijing will replace coal with natural gas in heating in six urban districts this winter, with the last of four heating and power centers expected soon to go into operation, me

2 Inner Mongolia steel products prices edge down in Oct 2017-11-08

Northern China's Inner Mongolia witnessed its steel products prices slightly go downward month on month in October, showed data from the regional development and reform commission. But th

3 Tianjin closes over 9,000 polluting cos 2017-11-06

Tianjin in North China has closed 9,081 heavily-polluting companies this year, Xinhua reported, citing the municipal environmental protection bureau. The companies are among nearly 19,000

4 China DCE iron ore futures hits 2-wk top following steel rising 2017-11-06

Chinese iron ore futures climbed to their strongest level in almost two weeks on November 6, tracking firmer steel prices after China's top steel producing province Hebei beat its annual overcapacity

5 China's Shanxi reduces reliance on coal 2017-11-07

Shanxi, China's major coal-producing province, is trying to develop emerging industries such as mobile phone manufacturing to reduce its reliance on coal and transform its economy, Xinhua reported.

6 China NDRC to deepen pricing reforms in monopoly sectors 2017-11-13

The National Development and Reform Commission, China's top economic planner, will further deepen the pricing reform in monopoly industries, such as electric power, natural gas and railroads, as part

7 Yankuang 3Qs profit up 6.7 times 2017-11-07

Shandong-based coal giant Yankuang Group, parent of Yanzhou Coal Mining, Co., Ltd., earned a profit of 2.03 billion yuan ($306 million) in the first three quarters this year, up 6.7 times year on year

8 Weekly global coal market news summary (Nov 6-Nov 10) 2017-11-10

Mitsubishi, Sumitomo raise profit forecasts on strong coal prices Japanese trading houses Mitsubishi Corp and Sumitomo Corp on November 6 lifted their net profit estimates for the current financ

9 Hebei overshoots this yr's industrial capacity cut target 2017-11-06

Northern China's Hebei province has already met this year's industrial capacity reduction target, cutting over 46.2 million tonnes of iron and steel capacity, 10.5 million tonnes of coal and 8.08 mill

10 Inner Mongolia thermal coal price ratchets up in Oct 2017-11-06

Thermal coal prices rose slightly in northern China's Inner Mongolia last month, the fourth consecutive monthly increase since July, said the regional development and reform commission recently.

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1 N. China ports coal prices drop fast on weak demand and rising supply 2017-11-01

Spot prices of thermal coal traded at northern China's Bohai-rim ports dropped notably in recent days, due to a lack of buying interest from utilities and growing supply as more mines are resuming at

2 China coking coal market further declines amid downstream output curbs 2017-11-02

Prices of coking coal, one key ingredient for steel production, further decreased in China's major production areas, as miners tried to boost sales amid weak buying from coke and steel plants that hav

3 China's six coastal power generators' coal stocks rise above 20 days 2017-11-01

Combined coal stocks held by China's six leading power generators in southern and eastern coastal areas now are enough to cover more than 20 days of use on average, as their daily consumption further

4 Daqin maintenance lends support to coal trucking market 2017-10-31

The ongoing maintenance to China's coal-dedicated Daqin railway will lend support to the coal trucking market that has been squeezed by the government's increasingly tough environmental protect

5 China's coal-to-gas heating transition extends to more cities 2017-11-01

China is making an all-out effort to accelerate upgrading of the winter heating system in switch to gas or electricity from dirty coal in northern cities, to battle increasingly serious air polluti

6 Is China's spot coal market rising up again? 2017-11-09

Coal prices rose silently last weekend in Yulin, Shaanxi province. On November 4, premium mixed coal prices were adjusted up by 10 yuan/t at Hanglaiwan mine; Shenshupan mine's slack coal prices also r

7 China coking coal market remains tepid on waning demand 2017-11-07

China's coking coal market remained tepid recently amid weakened demand from coking and steel industries, which were both ordered to cut production in a bid to improve air quality in the typical high-

8 Washed coking coal prices fall further across China 2017-11-08

Chinese domestic offer prices of washed coking coal have fallen in all production regions of the country after Shandong and Hebei reduced their prices this week. The price adjustment is d

9 Chinese coke producers bearish on near-term market amid worsened demand 2017-11-08

Chinese coke producers were depressed about the near-term market as steel mills were expected to buy less material when large-scale production restriction policy is to cover most northern steelmaking

10 Weekly China PCI coal market analysis and forecast 2017-11-13

The Chinese PCI coal market showed downward trend during the past week following similiar situation over one week ago. Key mines at Changzhi, Shanxi province lowered PCI prices by 70-100 yuan/t, af