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Shanxi 2020 power consumption up 3.5% YoY

2021-01-27 09:00:28 3dera.cn

Power consumption in Shanxi province increased 3.5% year on year to 23.42 TWh in 2020, showed data from the provincial statistical ...

China Guodian Power 2020 electricity output up 3% YoY

2021-01-27 08:58:07 Company,  Production & Sales 3dera.cn

China Guodian Power Company, the listed arm of state-owned of China Guodian Corporation, generated 377.4 TWh of electricity in 2020, ...

China's domestic thermal coal market narrows decline

2021-01-26 19:00:41 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal 3dera.cn

Decline of Spot thermal coal prices narrowed at China's northern key trading ports, as traders reduced purchases from northern produc...

Some Shanxi coking coal miners may keep producing during Lunar New Year holiday

2021-01-26 17:33:06 Viewpoint,  Price,  Coking Coal 3dera.cn

State-run coking coal companies in Shanxi province are likely to keep producing during the Lunar New Year holidays in mid-February, a...

Review: China's coal imports in 2020 hit 7-yr high

2021-01-26 15:53:15 Viewpoint,  Import & Export 3dera.cn

China's coal imports in 2020 rose to the highest since 2014 even though import restrictions were further tightened. China imported a ...

China's coal production concentration may add to price volatility in winter

2021-01-26 14:23:57 Viewpoint,  Production & Sales 3dera.cn

Higher concentration of raw coal production in China is likely to increase the volatility of coal prices in winter over the next few ...

Weekly China anthracite market review

2021-01-26 13:04:47 Anthracite 3dera.cn

Chinese anthracite market improved moderately last week amid strong restocking demand before Chinese Spring Festival holiday. ...

Coal's share falls below 50% in China's power mix, 1st time in history

2021-01-26 12:01:54 Policy,  Environmental Protection 3dera.cn

For the first time in history, the proportion of China's coal-fired power installed capacity has fallen below 50% in 2020, marking a ...

China Coal Daily Track (Jan 26)

2021-01-26 11:02:06 Viewpoint,  Coking Coal 3dera.cn

Thermal coal Production area Thermal coal prices at major production areas continued falling from an unusual high leve...

Henan retires 11 coal mines last yr, capacity 4.86 Mtpa

2021-01-26 09:00:12 Environmental Protection 3dera.cn

Central China's Henan province shut down 11 coal mines in 2020, closing totaling 4.86 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of capacity, ...

Newcastle thermal coal price drops 0.07% last week

2021-01-26 08:57:21 Price,  International,  Thermal Coal 3dera.cn

Newcastle's thermal coal price index was $87.92/t in the week ended January 22, declining 0.07% on the week, data from globalCOAL sho...

China's steel products prices dip in mid-Jan

2021-01-26 08:53:25 Price 3dera.cn

China's steel products prices extended decline in mid-January, according to the latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics (N...

China's mine-mouth thermal coal prices start falling

2021-01-25 18:12:17 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal 3dera.cn

After rising for more than two months, thermal coal prices started falling at key northern production areas in China late last week. ...

Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast

2021-01-25 18:04:52 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal 3dera.cn

China's domestic thermal coal plunged sharply last week, with the decline almost wiping out the rise a week earlier, as buying intere...

China's met coke prices likely to hit new high despite mills' resistance

2021-01-25 17:31:45 Coking Coal 3dera.cn

China's metallurgical coke prices are likely to head to a new high this week, despite a growing price tussle between coke producers a...

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1 China's domestic thermal coal market narrows decline 2021-01-26

Decline of Spot thermal coal prices narrowed at China's northern key trading ports, as traders reduced purchases from northern production areas, leading to limited availability of spot cargoes. Sentim

2 Review: China's coal imports in 2020 hit 7-yr high 2021-01-26

China's coal imports in 2020 rose to the highest since 2014 even though import restrictions were further tightened. China imported a total 303.99 million tonnes of coal last year, a rise of 1.5% year

3 China's coal production concentration may add to price volatility in winter 2021-01-26

Higher concentration of raw coal production in China is likely to increase the volatility of coal prices in winter over the next few years, with uncertainties from logistics capacity to fulfill higher

4 Coal's share falls below 50% in China's power mix, 1st time in history 2021-01-26

For the first time in history, the proportion of China's coal-fired power installed capacity has fallen below 50% in 2020, marking a solid step towards its commitment of "carbon neutrality" in 2060. &

5 China's mine-mouth thermal coal prices start falling 2021-01-25

After rising for more than two months, thermal coal prices started falling at key northern production areas in China late last week. It was a slow response to the decline at northern transfer ports em

6 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2021-01-25

China's domestic thermal coal plunged sharply last week, with the decline almost wiping out the rise a week earlier, as buying interest withdrew along with rising temperature. Coal prices may continue

7 China's met coke prices likely to hit new high despite mills' resistance 2021-01-25

China's metallurgical coke prices are likely to head to a new high this week, despite a growing price tussle between coke producers and steel mills. Some coke producers in Shanxi and Hebe

8 Coal railway construction on China-Mongolia border in full swing 2021-01-25

Coal transport from Mongolia to China is expected to further increase in a couple of years as the two governments are accelerating railway construction on the border. Railway connecting M

9 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 25) 2021-01-25

Thermal coal Production area Thermal coal prices showed signs of decline at main production areas. Impacted by downside at major transfer ports, some coal mines in northern Shanxi and

10 Qinhuangdao inventory remains low despite inflow increase 2021-01-25

Coal stockpiles at China's major trading port Qinhuangdao remained below 5 million tonnes, a level that has been maintained for months, despite increased inflows from northern production areas.

Most Read News Stories

1 China's power generation further gathers pace in Dec 2021-01-18

China's power generation continued gathering pace in December, delivering a robust growth of 9.1% year on year to 727.7 TWh, expanding by 2.3 percentage points from a month ago, showed data from the N

2 India intends to source coking coal from Mongolia 2021-01-21

India is considering sourcing coking coal from Mongolia for domestic steel companies, a government official said on January 19, media reported. During an online meeting between India's st

3 China's Dec coal output up 3.2% on yr, but helps little to shortage 2021-01-18

China's coal output in December kept growing for the sixth month in a row and remained above year-ago level, but still insufficient to solve a shortage that has led to sharp rise in spot prices.

4 Indonesia to charge higher coal, gold mining royalties trying to enhance revenue 2021-01-18

Indonesia plans to adjust up royalty rate on coal and gold in an attempt to boost state revenues after prices of the commodities have recovered, Reuters reported citing an Indonesian official on Janua

5 China's new coal-fired power capacity up 27.4% in 2020, lags behind renewables 2021-01-21

China added about 56.37 GW of coal-fired power generation capacity in 2020, rising 27.4% compared with a year ago, showed data from the National Energy Administration. However, the growth

6 China Dec coal imports from Australia plunge to zero as restrictions still bites 2021-01-21

China didn't let any coal cargoes from Australia pass the customs clearance in December, whereas imports from other major sources like Indonesia and Russia increased sharply, according to data from th

7 Vietnam 2020 coal imports hit a record high 2021-01-20

Vietnam's coal import surged 25% on the year to 54.81 million tonnes in the year 2020, hitting a record high, showed preliminary data from the Vietnam customs authority. The country impor

8 Mongolia coal output falls 20.3% on yr in 2020, exports down 21.7% 2021-01-22

Mongolia's coal output fell visibly last year as exports towards its largest buyer China got subdued by border cut-offs and other measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The landlock

9 China 2020 power consumption up 3.1% on yr 2021-01-20

China's power consumption in 2020 increased 3.1% on the year, as the growth driven by strong economy growth and higher-than-usual winter household heating more than offset the decline during the coron

10 Coal railway construction on China-Mongolia border in full swing 2021-01-25

Coal transport from Mongolia to China is expected to further increase in a couple of years as the two governments are accelerating railway construction on the border. Railway connecting M

Most Read Analysis & Comments

1 China's benchmark thermal coal prices near all-time high 2021-01-12

Growing heating demand and low availability have pushed up thermal coal prices quickly at China's northern transfer ports, with a few transactions sealed above 1,000 yuan/t, a high level only behind t

2 China's thermal coal prices spike to highest levels in history 2021-01-15

After surging at an unexpected speed for two weeks since the New Year's Day, China's domestic spot thermal coal prices reached new highs, surpassing previous records that have been held since 2008.

3 China may consider easing curbs on Australian coal imports, sources 2021-01-13

Market observers speculated China could consider easing restrictions on coal imports from Australia in the near term after domestic thermal coal prices soared further on sustained supply crunch.

4 China's coal seaborne arrivals fall 7.7% in 2020: Kpler 2021-01-13

China's receipts of seaborne coal in 2020 shed 7.7% from a year ago as a strong rebound in the last two months failed to offset the steep decline in earlier months, Kpler's cargo-tracking data showed.

5 China boosts Russian coal imports after ban on Australian supply 2021-01-12

China is building a stronger cooperation with neighboring Russia on coal and other fossil fuels after it informally blocked off imports from Australia due to a deteriorating political relation.

6 Will China ease its ban on Australian coal imports after new COVID-19 cases? 2021-01-12

Truck inbound delivery of thermal coal towards northern China's Hebei province has been suspended as new COVID-19 cases found last week forced the province into lockdown. As domestic supply has been c

7 Chinese purchases driving up Indonesian thermal coal prices 2021-01-14

Indonesian thermal coal prices extended gains in the Chinese seaborne import market as end users continued restocking in a rush amid poor availability and high prices of domestic coal. Pu

8 China's thermal coal market sentiment turns down as demand dwindles 2021-01-19

Sentiment weakened in Chinese domestic thermal coal market, as some end buyers paused purchases and started to adopt a wait-and-see stance after spot prices surged to new record highs. De

9 China may continue to diversify met coal imports on tough stance on Australia 2021-01-18

China, the world's largest coking coal consumer, is likely to further diversify import sources in 2021, after increased intakes from Mongolia and Russia last year following worsening diplomatic China-

10 China's coking coal sales improve on eased road transport curbs 2021-01-11

Coking coal sales have improved in China alongside eased road transport restrictions previously imposed for environmental concerns, which quickly boosted stock liquidity at mines and injected more vit