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Chinese coking coal buyers wait for Q2 term contract pricing

2020-03-30 11:58:36 Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Chinese domestic and seaborne import coking coal markets both entered a lull late last week, as domestic buyers preferred to wait for...

Spot Australian coking coal further slides in China; decline may not ease quickly

2020-03-27 12:00:52 Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Spot Australian premium coking coal further softened in China, a response to coke producers' tepid restocking as their profit margins...

China's steel supply surplus may linger in short run

2020-03-27 09:53:47 Production & Sales,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

China's steel market is likely to continue dealing with supply glut in the short run, even if rebooted infrastructure and manufacturi...

China Coal Daily Track (Mar 26)

2020-03-26 16:51:57 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Production area A few coal mines in Ordos of Inner Mongolia saw improved sales after previous price slumps, suppo...

China's import met coal extends weakness as COVID-19 hurts steel industry

2020-03-26 12:06:22 Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

China's import metallurgical coal, including Australian and Mongolian coal, extended weakness as rapid outburst of COVID-19 across th...

Weak Chinese coking coal market banking on coke rebounds, but trades sparse

2020-03-25 11:59:06 Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Currently depressed Chinese coking coal market is banking on possible coke market rebounds since a favorable sign emerged that coke p...

Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in Feb

2020-03-25 08:38:23 Cost & Profit,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Profitability of Chinese coal mines slightly improved in February compared with a month ago, Fenwei learned after conducting the mo...

Mongolia resumes coal exports from Gashuun Sukhait on Mar 23

2020-03-24 15:01:27 Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Mongolia officially resumed coal export business through Gashuun Sukhait to its largest market China on March 23, the country's Finan...

Australian shipping delays support coking coal; China coal softening

2020-03-24 12:07:51 Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Australian coking coal, especially with April laycan, remained firm as shipping delays at major ports in Queensland are limiting carg...

Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast

2020-03-24 08:59:07 General,  Viewpoint,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Coking coal market continued falling down at China's main production areas during the past week, along with waned restocking interest...

China's seaborne import coking coal market extends weakness

2020-03-23 11:28:17 Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Chinese seaborne import coking coal market, mainly Australian coal, continued being affected by weakness in both supply and demand la...

China Coal Daily Track (Mar 20)

2020-03-20 14:29:19 Price,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Production area After consecutive price declines, demand from surrounding washing plants increased and helped ...

Australian coking coal traded higher in China; Mongolian coal loses steam

2020-03-20 11:52:35 Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Australian premium coking coal was traded moderately higher in Chinese import market, possibly linked with a dearth of cargoes on rec...

China's coking coal tumbles put Australian coal trades in doldrums

2020-03-19 11:57:58 Import & Export,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Chinese premium coking coal has been exposed to steep price declines since last week, owing to curtailed buying from coke producers w...

China's Feb coking coal imports tumble 45% on mth amid coronavirus ripple effect

2020-03-18 17:00:35 Import & Export,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

China's coking coal imports presented a month-on-month slump of 44.9% in February, mainly due to sharply decreased shipments from Mon...

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1 Chinese coking coal buyers wait for Q2 term contract pricing 2020-03-30

Chinese domestic and seaborne import coking coal markets both entered a lull late last week, as domestic buyers preferred to wait for large miner's monthly term contract pricing for the second quarter

2 Global thermal coal exports may continue to suffer from coronavirus woes 2020-03-30

International thermal coal exporters are expected to further suffer from demand cutback after many countries adopted lockdown measures to prevent coronavirus spread. Indonesia, the larges

3 China's domestic thermal coal stays weak amid oversupply 2020-03-30

Spot prices of thermal coal kept moving down late last week at China's northern Bohai Bay ports, as supply remained severely surplus relative to demand. Data showed coal inventory at four

4 China State Grid adds power grid investment to 450 bln yuan for 2020 2020-03-30

China State Grid will add investment in power grid construction to 450 billion yuan ($63.5 billion) for 2020, said the company's spokeswoman in CCTV's review on March 23. This will be an

5 Global trades ebb amid virus pandemic; seaborne coal hard to escape 2020-03-30

As Covid-19 continues to spread globally, countries are trying all-out to minimize its hits on its economy and trades. Even so, it's inevitable that global trades of commodities are hammered, includin

6 China Coal Daily Track (Mar 27) 2020-03-27

Thermal coal Production area Some mines in Yulin of Shaanxi saw slightly improves sales, helping relieving stock pressure; more small mines resume production in Shenmu and Fugu in the province,

7 Inner Mongolia Jan-Feb raw coal output logs rare 14.1% drop 2020-03-27

Inner Mongolia, top coal production hub in China, logged a steep year-on-year decline of 14.1% in raw coal production in the first two months this year, according to official data, primarily affected

8 China's State Grid 2019 profit hits 6-year low 2020-03-27

State Grid Corp. of China said its profit totaled 77 billion yuan in 2019, down 1.26% from a year ago, hitting a new low since 2014, the company said in a reported dated March 24. The cou

9 Spot Australian coking coal further slides in China; decline may not ease quickly 2020-03-27

Spot Australian premium coking coal further softened in China, a response to coke producers' tepid restocking as their profit margins dived close to zero. Settlement prices of spot Austra

10 Large offer-bid spread curbs Indonesian thermal coal trade in China 2020-03-27

The gap was still large between offers and bids of Indonesian thermal coal in the Chinese seaborne import market, as participants were hard to capture the market direction under the Covid-19 pandemic,

Most Read News Stories

1 Mongolia resumes coal exports from Gashuun Sukhait on Mar 23 2020-03-24

Mongolia officially resumed coal export business through Gashuun Sukhait to its largest market China on March 23, the country's Finance Minister Chimed Khurelbaatar said on the same day, following a s

2 China's steel product prices moderately rebound in mid-Mar, NBS 2020-03-25

China saw mild upward revisions for steel product prices in mid-March, official data showed, riding on multiple positive factors of improving market liquidity, firm iron ore prices and better macro-

3 Thailand Feb thermal coal imports hit an 18-mth high 2020-03-25

Thailand's thermal coal imports hit an 18-month high in February, with a significant increase from a year earlier, customs data showed. In February, Thailand's imports of thermal

4 China Feb power consumption down 10.1% on yr 2020-03-23

China's power consumption decreased 10.1% year on year to 439.8 TWh in February, showed data from the National Energy Administration (NEA) on March 20. For the residential segment, power

5 China's Chongqing govt to sell Chongqing Iron & Steel 2020-03-23

The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission for the Chinese city of Chongqing opened bids to sell its 100% stake in Chongqing Iron & Steel (Group) Co Ltd starting on March 23,

6 Power generators decline to take coal from CIL subsidiary, stops payment 2020-03-23

Almost all power plants buying fuel from Coal India subsidiary, Central Coalfields, are refusing to accept supplies and have stopped making payments, it said in a statement issued on March 22.

7 Coal India attains highest single-day production of 3.17 Mt 2020-03-23

Coal India Ltd's single-day production peaked to a new high of 3.17 million tonnes on March 20, a company official said on March 21. The figure surpassed the biggest single-day output of

8 China iron ore futures tumble as global coronavirus-related curbs intensify 2020-03-23

Dalian iron ore futures prices slid more than 5% on March 23, leading another intense sell-off in China's ferrous metal futures as stricter measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic furt

9 China's social steel product stocks drop in mid-Mar after 2-mth increase, CISA 2020-03-25

Social stocks of five key steel products at 20 major cities in China declined during March 11-20 compared with ten days ago, after over two months of increase, industry data showed. Total

10 China's planned coal power capacity surged 46% in 2019 2020-03-27

China's planned coal-fired power capacity last year increased for the first time since Beijing imposed restrictions on new coal plant proposals and permits in 2016, a joint study by four international

Most Read Analysis & Comments

1 China's thermal coal market shows signs of improvement 2020-03-18

China's spot thermal coal market is on track to stabilize late this week with signs of improvement shown in demand at northern transfer ports on the second trading day. Traders reported t

2 China's import coal curbs seem yet to have substantive effect 2020-03-17

Market talk that China has intensified restrictions on import coal has been spreading recently, but the effect has been seldom talked about. Based on relevent sources, sxcoal.com has summ

3 China's maritime quarantine adds blow to import thermal coal market 2020-03-19

Some Chinese customs tightened quarantine measures on all foreign vessels alongside spreading coronavirus across the world. This is expected to add additional blow to China's import thermal coal marke

4 China's steel exports fall nearly 30% in Jan-Feb, still under pressure in Mar 2020-03-19

Although China will raise export tax rebates on part of steel products from March 20, the current epidemic situation in Asian and European markets has severely curbed the demand for Chinese steel expo

5 Indonesian thermal coal stabilizes at 6-mth-plus low; trades increase 2020-03-20

Indonesian thermal coal prices stabilized at its six-month-plus low in Chinese seaborne import market, which was deemed by some participants as a sign of milder volatilities in the days ahead.

6 China's Feb coking coal imports tumble 45% on mth amid coronavirus ripple effect 2020-03-18

China's coking coal imports presented a month-on-month slump of 44.9% in February, mainly due to sharply decreased shipments from Mongolia as it shut down all export border crossings connecting China

7 China thermal coal price cuts do nothing to improve demand 2020-03-16

Chinese domestic thermal coal market saw prices further decline at northern transfer ports over the final trading day last week. That seemed helpless to boost buying interest but aggravated the bearis

8 Indonesian 3,800 Kcal coal steady after flagging to 6-mth low 2020-03-16

FOB price of Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal heading to China held steady for two sessions late last week after pulling back to a six-month low, showing no signs of improving in the near ter

9 Australian coking coal traded higher in China; Mongolian coal loses steam 2020-03-20

Australian premium coking coal was traded moderately higher in Chinese import market, possibly linked with a dearth of cargoes on recent closure of three coal terminals amid adverse weather conditions

10 Qinhuangdao thermal coal prices keep falling for 2 weeks 2020-03-20

Thermal coal prices at China's Qinhuangdao and other northern transshipment ports have been falling consecutively for more than two weeks, as seasonal weakness worsened the demand that have just got a

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