Weekly China coal market news summary (May 11- May 15)

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China Apr coal output rises 6% on yr but down 4.5% on mth

China's coal production in April increased 6.0% compared with the same month a year ago, with the growth slowing down compared with 9...


China Apr coke output high at 38.55 Mt, NBS

China's coke output stood at a high level of 38.55 million tonnes in April, rising 1.37% month on month, according to latest official...


China Apr power generation up 0.3% on yr

China's electricity generation climbed marginally by 0.3% from a year ago to 554.3 TWh in April, data from the National Bureau of Sta...


Qinhuangdao coal inventory slumps more than 30% on yr

Coal inventory of China's top coal transshipment port Qinhuangdao has been falling quickly, with handling exceeding inflows as Daqin ...


China's six coastal power groups see coal stocks fall below 15 Mt

Coal stockpiles at China's six major coastal power groups have fallen below 15 million tonnes from a high of 17.9 million tonnes in l...


China's thermal coal prices drift higher on solid demand

China's thermal coal prices kept on a quick recovery at northern ports, backed by strong buying interest fueled partly by bullish sen...


Chinese coking coal miners still grappling with inventory pressure

Facing with inventory pressures, Chinese coking coal miners cut prices to quicken sales, even on expectations that security inspectio...


Bullish sentiment circulates at China's met coke market

Market confidence of metallurgical coke kept growing in China, buoyed by a recovery of purchases from steel mills. This ...


China's coal consumption to fall y/y in Q2, improvement expected in H2, industry body

China's coal consumption is expected to decline in the second quarter from a year earlier, but will see an improvement in the second ...


China's N coal city stops production at 20 mines until political meetings conclude

Datong, China's key coal bub in northern province of Shanxi, decided to suspend coal production at 20 mines for safety concerns from ...


Further tightening of coal import restrictions is necessary

In the case where China's domestic supply of thermal coal continues growing and the demand is generally sluggish, a series of measure...


China's daily coal output at 10 Mt, highest over same period in history

Daily coal output at mines in China has stabilized at around 10 million tonnes, the highest over the same period in history, reported...


China coal imports surge despite restrictive measures

China's coal imports have been rising sharply this year on a yearly basis, indicating little effect from restrictive measures taken b...


Coal price slump leads to 40% listed coal cos loss-making in Q1

Recently, listed coal companies in China have issued their reports for the first quarter. About 40% of these companies were loss-maki...


Will Chinese coal market tick up in late May?

Some market participants are expecting an uptick in Chinese coal market in mid- or late-May alongside recent price stabilization and ...


China gives nod to 5.7-Mtpa coal mine projects in Shanxi

China's energy regulator have given the go-ahead to five coal mine projects with combined capacity of 5.7 million tonnes per annum (M...

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