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Guangxi ramps up rail coal shipments to utility amid surging power demand

2019-08-16 08:40:13 Inland Shipment

Guangxi province in southwestern China ramped up coal shipments via railway to Hengzhou power plant, one major coal-fired utility in ...

Hubei Jan-Jul rail coal shipments up 17.6% on yr

2019-08-14 08:35:01 Inland Shipment

Hubei province in central China shipped a total 360,000 tonnes of coal via railway in the first seven months, up by 17.6% from a year...

Daqin Jul coal shipment down 4.02% on yr

2019-08-12 14:29:24 Company,  Inland Shipment

China's leading coal-dedicated Daqin railway witnessed a year-on-year decline of 4.02% in its coal shipment in July, yet a gain of 4....

Another NW China coal railway to start operation same day as Menghua

2019-08-09 16:27:36 Inland Shipment

Jingshen railway starting from Shaanxi province, one leading coal production hub in northwestern China, is slated to commence operati...

Russian Railways Jan-Jul coal transportation down 1% on yr

2019-08-09 16:24:08 Company,  International,  Inland Shipment

State-owned Russian Railways, one of the global top three railway companies, transported 215.8 million tonnes of coal during January-...

China's Tangshan to build 12 dedicated railways for key steel firms

2019-08-07 14:10:46 Inland Shipment,  Iron Ore

China's top steel-making city Tangshan in Hebei province targets to complete construction work of 12 planned special railways by the ...

China's Shuohuang railway Jul coal transport overshoots target

2019-08-07 08:53:42 Inland Shipment

Coal deliveries by China's Shuohuang railway – one leading rail artery dedicated to coal shipment – surpassed original goal set for J...

Russia to cut rail freight rates to boost coal transport

2019-08-02 18:04:20 Price,  International,  Inland Shipment

Russian Railways, one of the top three transport corporations worldwide, said it plans to reduce the cost of coal transport in the we...

Hubei H1 rail coal shipment rises 23.9% on yr

2019-08-02 13:46:39 Inland Shipment

Central China's Hubei province saw its coal shipment via railway climb up by 23.9% from the previous year in the first half of this y...

China's H1 rail cargo shipments up 5.6% YoY

2019-08-02 08:48:04 Inland Shipment

China shipped a total 1.64 billion tonnes of cargoes via railway in the first half year, rising 5.6% from the preceding year, accordi...

China H1 rail coal shipment edges up 2.3% on yr

2019-07-30 11:46:43 Inland Shipment

China's coal shipment via railway edged up 2.3% compared with a year earlier in the first half of this year, as the nation strived to...

Shanxi Jun outbound rail coal sales slip 5.3% on mth

2019-07-25 17:50:07 Inland Shipment

China's coal-rich Shanxi province saw a 5.3% month-on-month decline in its outbound rail coal sales in June, which was mainly caused ...

Mongolian coal railway to Chinese border to restart building in mid-Aug

2019-07-25 17:14:19 International,  Inland Shipment

Mongolia decided to restart the construction a railway connecting its Tavan Tolgoi coal mine to the border crossing of Gashuun Sukhai...

Shuohuang railway daily coal shipment hits all-time high

2019-07-22 08:59:43 Inland Shipment

Daily coal shipment via Shuohuang railway, one main rail artery in China for north-to-south coal transport, notched a fresh high of 1...

China's Daqin railway Jun coal transport down near 8% on yr

2019-07-09 16:39:06 Inland Shipment

Daqin Railway Co., Ltd. witnessed its core asset Daqin line transport 35.82 million tonnes of coal in June, down 7.78% year on year, ...

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1 China coking coal imports rise 1.8% YoY in Jul, GAC 2019-08-23

China's coking coal imports registered a mild increase of 1.8% compared with a year ago in July, according to the latest official data. The country imported 7.75 million tonnes of coking

2 China Jul coking coal exports climb 15.3% on yr 2019-08-23

China shipped a total 60,000 tonnes of coking coal to foreign countries in July, rising 15% from a year earlier, showed the latest data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on August 23.

3 China Jul thermal coal imports up 20.07% on yr 2019-08-23

China's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) increased 20.07% year on year in July and up 26.33% from the previous month, showed data from the General Administration of Customs

4 Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in Jul 2019-08-23

Profitability of Chinese coal mines significantly weakened from the preceding month in July, showed monitoring data from industry portal on major thermal and coking coal mining areas in nor

5 Summary: China's clean power capacities as of end-Jun 2019-08-23

Solar capacity China's photovoltaic (PV) power installed capacity totaled 185.59 GW as of end-June, up 20% from a year earlier, showed data from the National Energy Administration. &

6 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 23) 2019-08-23

Thermal coal Production area Most mines were facing mounting inventory pressure due to slowed sales in Shaanxi. Some large miners offered pretty low prices to utilities that issued tenders, and

7 Chinese utilities award coal tenders low, hitting import market sentiment 2019-08-23

Several Chinese utilities finalized tenders for import thermal coal at rather low prices, hitting seaborne market sentiment that just showed signs of improvement. One Fujian-based utility

8 Thermal coal sales slide at N China ports; Sep market murky 2019-08-23

Spot thermal coal trades were subsiding at northern Chinese ports, putting suppliers under mounting sales pressure as power plants generally stayed away from the spot market. The heated-u

9 Yancoal Australia H1 net profit surge 56% to A$564 mln 2019-08-22

Yancoal Australia reported the underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) rose 56% from the prior corresponding period to around A$564 million for the half-year ended June 30, 2019, according to its semi-

10 China's largest private CTO producer H1 earnings up by nearly 40% 2019-08-22

Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group, the largest coal-to-olefins (CTO) private company in China, achieved net profit of 1.89 billion yuan in the first half of 2019, marking a 38.14% increase compared with pr

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1 China may further tighten control over coal imports, sources 2019-08-21

China is reportedly further tightening grips on imports of coal into the country through more strict procedures for customs declaration, trade sources said. Market talks said import

2 SouthGobi Resources Q2 coal sales surge 51.7% on yr 2019-08-20

SouthGobi Resources Ltd. has announced on August 20 its financial and operating results for the three months ended June 30, 2019. The company's sales volume surged 51.72% to 0.88 million

3 China's top3 provinces take 70.17% of raw coal output in Jan-Jul 2019-08-19

China's three largest coal bases – Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Shaanxi – mined 1.47 billion tonnes of raw coal in the first seven months, taking 70.17% of the country's total, showed data from the Nationa

4 China Shenhua Jul commercial coal output down 1.6% on yr 2019-08-20

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd., a listed arm of China Energy Investment Corp., saw its commercial coal output decline by 1.6% year on year in July following two months of mild rises, the company said

5 Mongolia Jul coal exports up 9.36% YoY 2019-08-23

Mongolia posted a year-on-year growth of 9.36% in coal exports in July, showed data from the National Statistics Office of Mongolia. Landlocked Mongolia exported 2.78 million tonnes of co

6 Taipower invites spot tenders for 800 kt thermal coal 2019-08-21

Taiwan Power Company, the largest power utility in Taiwan, is inviting two thermal coal spot tenders with closing date both at August 28. The power giant is planning to buy 320,0

7 China's Daye Special Steel: perhaps the only steel co with earnings growth in H1 2019-08-20

Unlike most Chinese listed steel companies that reported sharp declines in their net profits in the first half of 2019, Daye Special Steel, which just became the largest listed special steelmaker in

8 Yancoal Australia H1 net profit surge 56% to A$564 mln 2019-08-22

Yancoal Australia reported the underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) rose 56% from the prior corresponding period to around A$564 million for the half-year ended June 30, 2019, according to its semi-

9 China Jul thermal coal imports up 20.07% on yr 2019-08-23

China's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) increased 20.07% year on year in July and up 26.33% from the previous month, showed data from the General Administration of Customs

10 Hydropower remains second largest energy source in China 2019-08-19

Hydropower remains the second largest energy in China, second only to thermal power, said Chen Guoqing, general manager of China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd. Thanks to mature technology and fe

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1 Typhoon and rainstorms affect thermal coal handling at N China ports 2019-08-13

Thermal coal loadings have been affected greatly at northern China ports since last weekend, disrupted by Typhoon Lekima and consequent torrential rains. Both inbound rail deliveries and

2 China's import thermal coal market set for a new week of downside 2019-08-13

China's seaborne import thermal coal market is set for a new week of declines, as power producers' buying appetite seemed to be subduing amid high inventory and low consumption, in addition to import

3 Indonesian low-CV coal falls below $40 CFR China 2019-08-12

CFR price of Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR coal, the most favored grade for Chinese utilities, has dropped below the $40/t threshold late last week following seven sessions of declines. On

4 Chinese thermal coal comes under pressure for fear of spontaneous combustion 2019-08-15

Chinese thermal coal prices were still under downward pressure on concern that waterlogged coal piled up at northern ports might self-ignite after the weather clears up. "Rain-soak

5 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2019-08-13

Thermal coal prices have been sliding down in China since early this month, hit by weak purchase from power plants alongside rainy and typhoon weather that reduced air-conditioning demand in the coast

6 Chinese thermal coal prices keep going down amid waning demand 2019-08-12

Chinese spot thermal coal market ended a bearish week with further losses at northern transfer ports, as downstream demand remained sluggish on the whole. On August 9, Fenwei CCI index fo

7 Sellers pull back from import thermal coal trades into China 2019-08-14

Foreign miners and Chinese traders pulled back from thermal coal trades in Chinese seaborne import market, owing to poor demand and increased trade risks. Transactions have been rather du

8 Import policy likely to steer China's spot thermal coal market, analysts 2019-08-13

The future trend of China's spot thermal coal market is likely to be largely influenced by the country's stance on import coal policy, which may significantly affect the supply-demand relation in dome

9 Chinese thermal coal traders halt sales; uptick may not last 2019-08-19

Chinese traders generally suspended selling activity of spot thermal coal at northern transfer ports late last week, in a hope to see further price rise in the spot market to raise their profits.

10 China coking coal lacks upward strength; import market grim 2019-08-19

China's coking coal lacked momentum to further move up for the time being. The majority of miners in main production areas held price stable; while a few miners made price cuts as correction to previo

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