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China's thermal coal prices fall below 700 yuan/t at N ports

2018-03-02 17:40:00 Viewpoint,  Price lcjxyj.net

After staying illiquid for almost one month following the ban that authorities didn't allow trades concluded beyond 750 yuan/t at nor...

Indonesian thermal coal prices start weakening amid thin buying interest

2018-03-02 17:10:00 Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Thermal Coal lcjxyj.net

Prices of Indonesian thermal coal offered to China began weakening in recent days after remaining firm for months, a lagging response...

China thermal coal market covered by intense downbeat sentiment

2018-03-02 17:07:00 Price lcjxyj.net

China's coastal thermal coal market was enveloped in a strong pessimism, multiplied by continually weak buying interest from utilitie...

Smog-prone Hebei targets 6pct PM2.5 cut in 2018

2018-03-02 17:06:00 Policy reuters.com

The smog-prone Chinese province of Hebei will proceed "steadily" with plans to convert households from coal to gas heating this year,...

China's key steel mills daily output edges up in early-Feb

2018-03-02 14:38:00 Production & Sales,  Steel Products lcjxyj.net

Daily output of crude steel averaged 1.78 million tonnes at China's 101 key steel mills over February 1-10, up 279,000 tonnes or 1.59...

China Coal Daily Track (Mar 2)

2018-03-02 14:19:00 Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal lcjxyj.net

Thermal coal Domestic market More coal mines restarted production in Shaanxi, and some mines already in operation made...

Trump says US to impose tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

2018-03-02 13:51:00 Steel Products,  Others chinadaily.com.cn

US President Donald Trump said here on March 1 that he would impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum products, in a move he...

Coal chemical industrial platform launched in Shanxi

2018-03-02 13:50:00 General,  Policy chinadaily.com.cn

Shanxi Lu'An Coal Chemical Co, a subsidiary of Lu'An Group, was founded on February 28, marking the launch of a high-end coal chemi...

Bold strategy of China's Yancoal in Australia pays off

2018-03-02 13:50:00 Policy,  Viewpoint chinadaily.com.cn

The Chinese-owned coal producer Yancoal Australia Ltd has reported a huge jump in their full year financial results on March 1, up ...

Weekly global coal market news summary (Feb 26-Mar 2)

2018-03-02 11:45:00 General lcjxyj.net

Japan Jan thermal coal imports down 6.69% YoY Japan's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coals) were...

Thermal lump coal sales decreased amid bearish sentiment

2018-03-02 11:29:00 Price,  Production & Sales,  Thermal Coal lcjxyj.net

Thermal coal sales were tepid in China's main production regions amid bearish sentiment among coal producers. Thermal coal prices dro...

An overview of Chinese coke export in Jan

2018-03-02 11:21:00 General,  Import & Export,  International lcjxyj.net

China exported 690,000 tonnes of coke in January, decreasing 33.7% or 350,000 tonnes month on month and 12.7% or 100,000 tonnes from ...

Australia's Wesfarmers flags rail issues impact Jan-Jun met coal sales

2018-03-02 11:08:00 Company,  International lcjxyj.net

Wesfarmers, operator of the Curragh metallurgical coal mine complex, one of the world's largest, said in a half-year report it was ex...

China imposes 'special' air pollutant emission curbs on industries

2018-03-02 10:42:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection lcjxyj.net

From March 1, China began imposing the "special air pollutant emission restrictions" on major industrial sectors in 28 northern citie...

Japan Jan thermal coal imports down 6.69% YoY

2018-03-02 10:30:00 Import & Export,  International,  Thermal Coal,  Anthracite lcjxyj.net

Japan's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coals) were 9.98 million tonnes in January, decreasing 6.69% ye...

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1 China's key steel mills daily output edges up in early-Feb 2018-03-02

Daily output of crude steel averaged 1.78 million tonnes at China's 101 key steel mills over February 1-10, up 279,000 tonnes or 1.59% from ten days ago, showed data from China Iron and Steel Associat

2 China's thermal coal prices fall below 700 yuan/t at N ports 2018-03-02

After staying illiquid for almost one month following the ban that authorities didn't allow trades concluded beyond 750 yuan/t at northern ports from February 5, China's thermal coal prices have falle

3 China imposes 'special' air pollutant emission curbs on industries 2018-03-02

From March 1, China began imposing the "special air pollutant emission restrictions" on major industrial sectors in 28 northern cities, said the environmental ministry in a notice, as an effort to ful

4 China to strictly control new solar capacity expansion, boost tech innovation 2018-03-02

China will strictly control the expansion of solar power production capacity and encourage more innovation, the industry ministry said in new guidelines March 1, to improve technology and cut producti

5 PWCS very surprised and concerned about future plans for Newcastle 2018-03-01

Port Waratah Coal Services has reacted strongly to signs the NSW Government could back moves to close Carrington coal terminal and "renew" the historic precinct for tourism. Port Waratah

6 China's Hebei steel PMI edges down in Feb 2018-03-01

Northern China's steel hub Hebei witnessed its Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for steel sector dip to 47.6 in February from 49.8 a month ago, showed data from Hebei Metallurgical Industry Associatio

7 China's Hebei to execute incentive mechanism for air quality prevention 2018-03-01

Northern China's Hebei province recently issued a draft on implementing a set of bonus-penalty mechanism to urge its highly-polluted cities to continue combating air pollution, state media reported

8 China's persistent air pollution control efforts pay off 2018-03-01

The Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection says country's fight against air pollution produced dramatic results last year. The average density of PM10 in prefecture-level cities and

9 Some Chinese coke firms start to restock high-quality coking coal 2018-02-28

Some Chinese coke producers began to buy premium coking coals to replenish stocks after consumption over the Spring Festival holiday ending February 21, backing prices of the material to some extent.

10 Why coal stocks soar at Chinese six coastal utilities? 2018-02-28

Combined coal stocks at China's six leading coastal power generators, a prime reference data to the domestic thermal coal market, have been bouncing back rapidly after the New Year holiday, with a sta

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1 Weekly global coal market news summary (Feb 19-Feb 24) 2018-02-24

Global mining deals jump 15pct by value in 2017, EY The value of global mining and metals deals hit a four-year high in 2017, according to accountancy firm EY, as financial distress abated an

2 India coal import rises by 12% to 18 Mt in Jan 2018-02-22

The country's coal import increased by 12.4% to 18.49 million tonnes in January, against 16.44 million tonnes in the same month of the previous fiscal, according to mjunction, a leading name in the e-

3 Global steel consumption may log higher growth in 2018 2018-02-22

A look at the major performance indicators of global steel industry in 2017 signals a definite trend in what is in store for the current year. While global production of crude steel at 1,

4 China installed biomass power capacity up 22.6pct in 2017 2018-02-22

China registered a 22.6% increase in installed biomass power generation capacity to 14.88 GW last year, as the nation pushes ahead with clean energy use to improve environment. A total of

5 China's Jan coal imports from Australia surge as blizzard hits 2018-02-24

China's coal imports from key supplier Australia surged in January from a year ago, customs data showed on February 24, boosted by strong demand at utilities amid freezing weather. The wo

6 Vale's iron ore output hit record high in 2017 2018-02-22

Brazil's Vale, the world's largest iron ore miner, said on February 16 that output of the steelmaking material hit a fresh record high in 2017 thanks mainly to the outstanding performance of its so-ca

7 Adani may sell stake in Carmichael coal mine amid funding delay 2018-02-24

The battle to build one of the world’s biggest coal mines has suffered a fresh setback after Adani Enterprises Ltd. conceded it would fail to meet a March deadline to arrange A$3 billion ($2.3 billion

8 China's market-oriented power sales make up 25.9% of total demand in 2017 2018-02-24

China's market-oriented power transaction grew to 25.9% of total consumption in 2017, which also accounted to 33.5% or so of total on-grid sales, said China Electricity Council (CEC) recently.

9 Colombia coal output down 1.2% in 2017 2018-02-22

Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 89.4 million tonnes in 2017, down 1.2% compared with 90.5 million tonnes in 2016, the Energy and Mining Ministry said in a statement on F

10 Global mining deals jump 15pct by value in 2017, EY 2018-02-22

The value of global mining and metals deals hit a four-year high in 2017, according to accountancy firm EY, as financial distress abated and companies sold off non-core assets. Mining and

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1 China Jan power coal price index up 3.89% on month, NDRC 2018-02-14

China's monthly-issued price index of power coal stood at 549.12 yuan/t in January, up 12.93 yuan/t or 2.41% month on month and 20.58 yuan/t or 3.89% year on year, showed data from the National Develo

2 China's import coal market shows signs of weakening on muted trades 2018-02-13

China's import thermal coal market showed signs of weakening after stabilizing for one week or so, as few Chinese utilities seek the material abroad after domestic power demand dropped significantly b

3 China's thermal coal supply will be guaranteed during Lunar New Year, NDRC 2018-02-12

Thermal coal supply for electricity generation purpose will be guaranteed and power consumption won't be affected during the Lunar New Year holiday, China's top economic planner the National Develo

4 China coastal coal freight rates down to multi-mth low 2018-02-13

Freight rates for shipping coal from northern China ports to the south suffered a sharper decline from the second half of last month, data showed from industry portal lcjxyj.net. Historic

5 China thermal coal market possibly resilient after New Year holiday 2018-02-22

China's spot market of thermal coal has large odds to keep as buoyant as the pre-holiday level in the short run, owing mainly to pick-up of demand from power and other industrial sectors and tight rai

6 QHD coal stocks staying below 6 Mt during holiday 2018-02-22

Coal stocks at northern China's Qinhuangdao port – a barometer for domestic thermal coal market – stayed below 6 million tonnes during the Spring Festival holiday ending February 21, with inbound and

7 China's natural gas demand soars to historic high in 2017 2018-02-12

China's natural gas consumption created a record high of 235.2 billion cubic meters (bcm) last year, with an increase of 17% or 34 bcm from a year ago, said the country's largest oil and gas producer

8 China thermal coal market slows as miners take leave for Spring Festival 2018-02-14

Thermal coal market slowed down in China's main production bases as many miners took leave for the Spring Festival. Most miners have halted production in Yulin, Shaanxi and Ordos, Inner M

9 Vessel queue drops sharply at China's pivot coal terminal after New Year holiday 2018-02-22

Vessel queue substantially reduced at China's largest coal terminal Qinhuangdao after the Lunar New Year holiday, data showed from lcjxyj.net, indicating low demand of rebuilding stocks from utilities

10 China's coking coal market running stably during New Year holiday 2018-02-23

Coking coal prices are almost unchanged in China from the pre-holiday level, except for some producers raising offers by 50-100 yuan/t, which has been accepted by coking plants with a fast drop of