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1 Indonesian coal prices still on rise amid firm demand 2017-12-13

Indonesian miners had much to cheer about as thermal coal prices have been riding on a steady uptrend since late November amid strong demand from international buyers. Prices continued to

2 China's key steel mills daily output dips 1.48pct in late Nov 2017-12-13

Daily crude steel output of China's 101 key steel mills dipped 1.48% from ten days ago to 1.76 million tonnes over November 21-30, according to data released by the China Iron and Steel Association (C

3 China coke market to embrace 5th price hike since late Nov 2017-12-13

Major coking plants in northern China's Hebei province announced to raise prices by another 100 yuan/t effective December 14, the fifth price hike since November 22 when Chinese met. coke market bounc

4 China Coal Daily Track (Dec 13) 2017-12-13

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal price remained stable in Yulin, Shaanxi; demand for slack coal improved, leading to reduction of stocks at mines. With increased trucks waiting

5 Vietnam Nov coal imports up 15.2% on mth 2017-12-13

Southeastern Asian country Vietnam imported 1.45 million tonnes of coal in November, up 15.2% from a month ago and 81.03% from a year ago, showed data from Vietnamese customs. Vietnam, a

6 S. China Guangzhou port coal stocks slump in Dec 2017-12-13

Sothern China's Guangzhou port posted a new trough of coal stocks entering December since April, showed data from sxcoal.com, indicating restocking demand in southern China remained robust.

7 China natural gas share in energy mix to double by 2040, IEA 2017-12-13

The share of natural gas in China's energy mix will double to 12% by 2040, according to an International Energy Agency (IEA) report published in Kunming December 12. "China's annual

8 Four Chinese ministries conduct inspection to ensure energy supply 2017-12-13

Four Chinese government ministries have sent inspection teams to major provinces in an effort to ensure energy supply for winter heating, state media reported. On December 8, four

9 Henan Zhengzhou rail bureau to prioritize contract coal transport 2017-12-13

Central China-based Zhengzhou rail bureau said it will prioritize transport capacity for 2018 long-term contract coal, sources learned from the recently held annual coal fair in Shanxi. T

10 China to realize coal capacity cut goal next yr 2017-12-13

China is likely to meet its goal of reducing coal capacity by 500 Mtpa in 2018, well ahead of the planned three to five years' target starting 2016, said Jiang Zhimin, vice-president of China National

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1 China steel consumption to rise 7.7% this year 2017-12-05

The nation's steel consumption is expected to rise 7.7% to 725 million tonnes this year amid an improving economy and better performance of major steel consumers, an industry research and planning ins

2 China 2018 steel output expected to climb despite mill closures 2017-12-05

China's crude steel output is expected to rise 3% to 832 million tonnes this year, and by a further 0.7% in 2018, as major mills ramp up operations, offsetting the impact of the shutdown of outdated p

3 Glencore signs labour pacts at most of its Australian coal mines 2017-12-08

Global miner Glencore on December 8 said it had reached new labour agreements with workers at 13 of its coal mines in Australia, ending months of negotiations over wages and benefits. The

4 China coke price ramps up in late Nov, NBS 2017-12-06

China's Grade II met. coke price averaged 1,576.3 yuan/t in November 21-30, edging up 3.8% from ten days ago, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics on December 4. Th

5 Yanzhou Coal takes 25% stake of Inner Mongolia Yitai's rail company 2017-12-04

Within less than half a year after having bought Coal & Allied from coal giant Rio Tito in Australia, Yanzhou Coal Mining recently has marched another big move – purchasing 25% shares of Inner Mon

6 China pledges to stamp out 150 Mt "San Coal" in winter heating season by 2022 2017-12-07

China planned to replace about 150 million tonnes of "San Coal" burning in northern regions during the winter heating season by 2022, with clean energy or concentrated coal-fired heating systems, auth

7 Shaanxi coal mine accident kills 3, injures 12 2017-12-04

Three were killed and 12 injured in a coal mine accident in Sangshuping town, northern China's Shaanxi province at 8:15 a.m. December 2, China's national media reported, citing the mine's parent compa

8 China expert says economic growth likely to exceed 7% in 2018 2017-12-08

The Chinese economy is likely to achieve higher than 7% growth next year, supported by a likely rebound in private investment that has remained sluggish for months, China Daily reported, citing Li Dao

9 China's anti-pollution efforts get a reality check 2017-12-11

China's efforts to tackle air pollution are getting a reality check, with some regions told to revert to burning coal after shortages of natural gas left people without heating amid freezing winter te

10 China to push forward "gas-replacing-coal" campaign during heating months 2017-12-05

Northern China has long been plagued by smoggy weather, especially in winter when heating is supplied, and they have a deep longing for cleaner air. That explains why residents in the region have w

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1 China spot thermal coal prices pick up at N. ports, sign of market upturn 2017-11-29

China's thermal coal spot market posted a noticeable pickup at northern ports in recent days, supported mainly by tight supply from production areas amid inadequate rail wagons. After kee

2 China thermal coal prices continue to tick up at N. ports 2017-12-01

Spot thermal coal prices continued to move up at China's northern ports, underpinned mainly by a lack of supply resulting from tight rail wagons. "Coal prices are climbing rapidly at nort

3 Thermal coal prices ride lower in China's production areas 2017-11-30

Mine-mouth prices of thermal coal stayed in a weak run in China's major production regions, affected by poor demand from well-stocked end users. Traders' negative attitude towards new orders also fuel

4 Indonesian miners uphold coal prices on rain-affected supply 2017-12-01

Most Indonesian miners maintained thermal coal offer prices firm, as supply was curbed by rainy weather while demand from Chinese utilities also increased. "Quite a number of Chinese util

5 Lack of rail quotas continues to hamper spot coal supply at N China ports 2017-12-04

A lack of rail transport capacity continued to hinder traders from moving thermal coal to northern China ports, supporting spot prices to stay high for the moment. "It has become increasi

6 China thermal coal prices further drop under utilities' request 2017-11-28

Thermal coal market ran low within China's major producing areas as utilities continued to press down prices amid poor demand. In Shanxi province, coal sales were just fine, however, some mines cut

7 Is thermal coal supply insufficient at N. China ports? 2017-12-07

Voices that thermal coal supply is insufficient at China's Bohai-rim ports due to tight rail transport have been running high for weeks, it this true? Not exactly. A recent mark

8 China calls for more global cooperation in addressing steel overcapacity 2017-12-01

China called for more global cooperation in addressing the steel overcapacity across the world on November 31 at the ministerial meeting of Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity held in Berlin.

9 China coastal coal freight ramping up on brisk trades at ports 2017-11-27

China's domestic coastal coal freight rates have been in a strong run recently, amid brisk shipment power plants made at ports in preparation for winter peak consumption period. Freights

10 Shanxi keeps its eye on energy transition development 2017-12-05

In response to the global and national trend of structural energy transformation, the 2017 Energy Transition Development Forum for Resource-based Regions was held in Shanxi's capital Taiyuan on Dece