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China's iron ore imports rose for a third straight month in September to a 20-month high, according to customs data released on Octob...
Steelmakers' margins are due to deteriorate in coming quarters despite a fall in the price of raw material iron ore because steel p...
Rio Tinto, one of the world's top iron ore miners, signed its first spot trading contract denominated in Chinese Renminbi on October ...
China's import iron ore prices are expected to drift lower to $60-80/t CIF from next year onward, as seaborne supply stabilizes and C...
China is looking beyond current suppliers like Australia to procure raw materials in future as its steel demand continues to grow, th...
China's iron ore prices fluctuated within a narrow range amid oversupply and a flat downstream steel market in September, according t...
Russian iron ore exports posted a year-on-year increase of 50.9% in July, according to data from the Customs Committee of Russia. ...
Chinese iron ore futures climbed more than 2% on September 26, despite little trading in the physical market ahead of the country's N...
China steel futures slipped on September 17, retreating from a 1-1/2-month high hit in the previous session on high inventories of st...
China's Dalian Commodity Exchange (DEC) introduces the brand delivery system for iron ore futures traded in the exchange, to replac...
Brazil's mining authority has ordered Vale to halt operations at part of its Brucutu iron ore mine, the largest in Minas Gerais state...
2019-09-12 17:40:32 Iron Ore sxcoal.com
Stockpile of iron ore at the country's major ports stood at 121 million tonnes by end-August, up 4.9 million tonnes or 4.21% from a m...
Iron ore futures in Dalian and Singapore fell in early trade on September 9 after data showed China's imports of the steelmaking raw ...
China's iron ore imports rose again in August to a 19-month high, customs data showed on September 8, boosted by rebounding supplies ...
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Traders engaged in spot thermal coal business at northern China transfer ports came under mounting inventory pressure, anxious about further price falls as market sources said port authorities may tak
Fears of China's possible coal import restrictions, which daunted the import market for months, did not grow further although September import figures remained strong. Data from Chinese c
Coking coal market further softened at main production regions in China during the past week. Coal miners slashed prices of low- and high-sulfur primary coking coals in face of rather sluggish demand
China's iron ore imports rose for a third straight month in September to a 20-month high, according to customs data released on October 14, fueled by firm demand at steel mills and stable shipments fr
China's met. coke market stayed largely unchanged last week, with no more progress being made after some producers proposed for price hikes. Since the National Day holidays, coke production has gra
China's thermal coal market showed signs of strain in the past week, as supply was recovering with output curbs eased at mines after the National Day holiday and demand remained at a low ebb.
Nippon Steel to shut typhoon-damaged Kimitsu plant until end-Dec Japan's biggest steelmaker, Nippon Steel Corp., said on October 3 one of the two steelmaking plants at its Kimitsu Steel Works wi
Chinese customs data showed a solid year-on-year growth of 7.8% in its natural gas imports in September, primarily spurred by China's continued efforts in coal-to-gas/electricity switch for heating sy
Thermal coal Production area Coal prices kept largely stable late last week in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, with purchases not bad from surrounding power plants. With inventories slightly decreasing
China's steel products exports in September bounced back 6.5% from the previous month, reversing a 10.1% slip in August, according to customs data released on October 14, since cheaper prices kept att
An exploration and production unit of China's state energy giant PetroChina has drilled into high flows of natural gas and condensate in an exploration well in northwestern region Xinjiang, in what co
Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has set its October thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga Batubara Acuan or HBA, at $64.8/t, notching the lowest level since October 20
Chile is likely to resume imports of sub-bituminous coal from Indonesia, as its largest domestic coal mine is facing risk of closure in the near term, sources reported. Mina Inviern
Seven Indonesian coal mining companies are facing legal uncertainty as deliberations on the amendment of the 2009 Mining Law were postponed, deterring them from adding investment on their assets.
Global miner Glencore and Japan's Tohoku Electric Power are divided over price for their annual thermal coal supply contracts starting from October, sources said. Glencore intended to rea
Coal exports of Australia's Gladstone port to China plunged 80.12% from a year earlier to the lowest level since March 2016, amid ongoing uncertainty of Chinese import restriction on Australian coal.
Bloomberg last week reported South Africa is pushing coal producers to cut prices to help save Eskom, the debt-ridden state-owned power utility that threatens to unravel the country's finances.
China's top coal producer China Energy Investment Corporation, or CHN Energy, slightly adjusted up its October term contract price for outsourced 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal by 4 yuan/t from a mont
Flooding at one of Coal India's largest open-pit mines will halt operation there for at least a month, a senior company official said last week, which is likely to push domestic utilities to seek for
Yulin city, a leading coal production hub in northwestern China's Shaanxi province, still has a large number of coal mines in suspension after the National Day holiday ended on October 7.
Indonesian thermal coal prices continued moving upward in China's seaborne import market, boosted by fuel hunger in another major destination India, where a large coal mine was flooded and expected to
Sentiment started to weaken in China's met coke market, along with a dismal steel outlook stemming from overloading ban in eastern China and lower-than-expected buying appetite from mills nationwide.
Thermal coal Production area Some miners in Ordos of Inner Mongolia lowered coal prices amid increasing supply and slack demand from portside traders, yet price cuts failed to improve sales. L
Resource-rich Mongolia is expected to surpass Australia to become the biggest coking coal supplier to China in the mid-to-long term, as price-competitive Mongolian coal keeps flowing into its close
China's coking coal price will probably edge lower next year on concerns of surplus supply and falling demand from steel and coke sectors, Chinese coal consultant Fenwei Energy Information Services
Trading activity lulled for seaborne thermal coal cargoes in Chinese import market ahead of the National Day holiday, given growing wait-and-see sentiment in anticipation of possible changes after the
Some traders have withdrawn from spot thermal coal market for the National Day holidays in advance. At Qinhuangdao port, there are fewer vessels and most of them are waiting for loading of long-term c
Thermal coal market continued to be steady at northern China ports last week, with traders' firm offers unaccepted by high-stocked utilities. Stronger market was seen in main production areas where co
The commercial operation of Haoji railway provides a channel for Mongolian coking coal to seize larger market share in China, as it will boost domestic demand for Mongolian coal, said Chang Yijun, pre
Thermal coal Production area Most coal mines in Shaanxi's Yulin kept normal operation ahead of the National Day holidays, while downstream purchases slowed down compared with early days thi