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The U.S to impose sanctions on Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

2019-05-22 13:43:44 International reuters.com

United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on May 21 that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved i...

German registers 19% fall in Q1 coal-fired power generation

2019-05-22 11:50:19 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

German lignite- and hard coal-fired power generation fell 19% year on year in the first quarter of 2019, while renewables surged 16%,...

Thermal coal prices edge lower at N China ports on weak demand

2019-05-22 11:47:27 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Spot thermal coal prices moved slightly down at northern Chinese ports amid weak demand from utilities that currently have ample stoc...

Inner Mongolia's Ordos Apr coal output up 7.9%

2019-05-22 11:35:04 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

Ordos city, a major coal hub in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, registered a 7.9% year-on-year growth of coal prod...

Australian thermal coal prices weaken after currency loses

2019-05-22 11:32:14 International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Offer prices of Australian thermal coal softened after holding steady for a week, as Australian dollar came under pressure again on M...

Saudi Arabia to buy U.S. LNG from Sempra Energy – WSJ

2019-05-22 11:21:45 Company,  Import & Export reuters.com

Saudi Arabian Oil Co (IPO-ARMO.SE), known as Aramco, has agreed to buy U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) from San Diego-based Sempra E...

Shanxi coking coal miners to further lift prices

2019-05-22 11:12:23 Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Most miners in northern China's Shanxi province plan to further lift prices of some cost-effective and undersupplied coking coal grad...

China met coke prices up accumulative 300 yuan/t since late-Apr

2019-05-22 10:52:52 Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

Met coke prices at main Chinese producing areas have continuously trended higher since late-April. The expanding acceptance of mainst...

High cost deters traders from shipping thermal coal cargoes to N ports

2019-05-22 09:27:56 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Traders were inactive in shipping cargoes to northern transfer ports as the total cost has already surpassed prices they could offe...

China coal hub uses microalgae for cutting emissions

2019-05-22 08:45:08 Environmental Protection xinhuanet.com

Companies in China's coal-rich Shanxi Province are using microalgae as a low-cost solution for cutting carbon emissions, according to...

Chinese-built hydropower station in Nepal to become the country's largest

2019-05-22 08:43:53 Hydropower globaltimes.cn

The Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project built by a Chinese construction and engineering company in Nepal saw a major breakthrough re...

India's thermal coal output seen growing 4.3% annually till 2028: Report

2019-05-22 08:43:47 International,  Thermal Coal ptinews.com

Fitch Solutions on May 21 said India's thermal coal output is projected to grow at an average annual rate of 4.3% by 2028. ...

Shaanxi's coal hub sees 58% of mines in suspension, prices firm

2019-05-22 08:35:58 Price sxcoal.com

Shenmu city, a major coal hub in northwestern China's Shaanxi province, still saw 58% of coal mines in production suspension as of Ma...

Shanghai Apr power consumption up 3.8 pct YoY

2019-05-22 08:29:09 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

Eastern China's economic hub of Shanghai recorded a 3.8% year-on-year growth in power use last month, said the local economic planner...

Unbalanced development plagues China's coal industry

2019-05-21 17:56:45 Viewpoint sxcoal.com

An unbalanced development pattern is chronically plaguing China's coal industry, and the only way to get rid of it lies in the system...

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1 Thermal coal prices edge lower at N China ports on weak demand 2019-05-22

Spot thermal coal prices moved slightly down at northern Chinese ports amid weak demand from utilities that currently have ample stockpiles and steady long-term supply. On May 21, the Fen

2 Australian thermal coal prices weaken after currency loses 2019-05-22

Offer prices of Australian thermal coal softened after holding steady for a week, as Australian dollar came under pressure again on May 21 when Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) signaled possible intere

3 German registers 19% fall in Q1 coal-fired power generation 2019-05-22

German lignite- and hard coal-fired power generation fell 19% year on year in the first quarter of 2019, while renewables surged 16%, utility group BDEW said. Hard coal-fired power output

4 India's thermal coal output seen growing 4.3% annually till 2028: Report 2019-05-22

Fitch Solutions on May 21 said India's thermal coal output is projected to grow at an average annual rate of 4.3% by 2028. "In absolute volume terms, China and India will have the largest

5 High cost deters traders from shipping thermal coal cargoes to N ports 2019-05-21

Traders were inactive in shipping cargoes to northern transfer ports as the total cost has already surpassed prices they could offer to buyers, even though railway freight rates were adjusted down.

6 Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in Apr 2019-05-21

Profitability of Chinese coal mines further improved in April, showed monitoring data from industry portal sxcoal.com on major thermal and coking coal mining areas in northern production provinces.

7 China Coal Daily Track (May 21) 2019-05-21

Thermal coal Production area Another four coal miners lowered prices by 5-20 yuan/t in Shaanxi's Yulin. Sources reported the high prices deterred downstream buyers even though local product

8 China import thermal coal loses ground under weeklong pressure 2019-05-21

China's import thermal coal prices are losing ground as pressure is mounting alongside weeklong depreciation of Chinese yuan. On May 20, the Fenwei CCI index for Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg

9 Traders bearish about Chinese thermal coal market in Jun 2019-05-21

Bearish sentiment was simmering among traders on Chinese thermal coal market in June, as they were concerned that demand would remain tepid from utilities. Unlike late May last year, when

10 India investing more money in solar power than coal for first time 2019-05-21

A whopping 74% of India's electricity generation comes from coal-fired power plants, and coal use in the country continues to increase, but we may be seeing the beginning of the end of coal's rein as

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1 Canada Ridley Apr coal exports slide 10.5pct on yr 2019-05-20

Coal exports of Canada's Ridley Terminals posted a year-on-year decrease of 10.5% in April, showed the latest data. The volumes came in at 0.57 million tonnes, down from 0.64 million tonn

2 China to allow users to apply for tariff exemption on US goods, coal on the list 2019-05-17

China announced on May 13 that it will allow part of US imports free from additional tariffs after granting the applications of relevant interest parties. Coking coal, as well as anthracite and other

3 China adopts further measures to lower power price 2019-05-16

China announced to adopt the second batch of measures to help realize the country's yearly target of reducing power price by another 10% in industrial and commercial sectors, said a government stateme

4 Weekly global coal market news summary (May 13-May 17) 2019-05-17

Import thermal coal comes under pressure amid poor China demand Following further decline of Chinese yuan amid escalation of US-China trading rift, import thermal coal prices edged lower lat

5 Weekly China coal market news summary (May 13-May 17) 2019-05-17

China Apr raw coal output registers slower growth, NBS China saw a slower growth in raw coal production in April, as mines' operations were strictly restricted by frequent safety and environmen

6 Vietnam Jan-Apr coal imports surge 2.23 times on yr 2019-05-13

Vietnam imported 13.34 million tonnes of coal over January-April, surging 2.23 times from the preceding year, according to preliminary data released by Vietnam customs. As traditional coa

7 S. Korea Apr thermal coal imports up 25.27% MoM 2019-05-15

South Korea's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) climbed significantly in April compared with a month ago. The country imported a total 7.58 million tonne

8 China's CGN Energy to invest $251 mln in Brazil's wind, solar projects 2019-05-17

Chinese company CGN Energy International Holdings Co Ltd will invest $251 million in solar and wind energy in Brazil's Bahia state, local government announced recently. The investment wil

9 Weekly natural gas market news summary (May 13-May 17) 2019-05-17

China Apr natural gas output up 7.9% YoY China's natural gas output came in at 14.1 billion cubic metres (bcm) in April, up 7.9% from the same month a year earlier, but the lowest level sinc

10 Weekly new energy news summary (May 13-May 17) 2019-05-17

Global energy investment steadies at $1.85 trln after 3-yr fall, IEA Global energy investment steadied at nearly $1.85 trillion last year after three years of decline, with slowing energy effic

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1 Chinese spot thermal coal market holds steady 2019-05-08

Chinese spot thermal coal market ended a rather underwhelming day with both supply and demand almost unchanged at northern transfer ports. With bullish and bearish factors interweaved, on

2 Indonesian thermal coal gains in China, Australian coal under pressure 2019-05-09

Indonesian thermal coal further gained steam in Chinese seaborne import market after a week of slow recovery, buoyed by decreased supplies from the country amid Ramadan. A few large Chine

3 China thermal coal market turnaround on the cards 2019-05-06

Thermal coal market is likely to improve at northern China ports, backed by active restocking from utilities and traders' speculative buying. A lot of power producers are set to kic

4 Falling Chinese yuan dampens domestic buying appetite for import coal 2019-05-14

Chinese buying interest for overseas thermal coal subdued, due to the fall of Chinese yuan triggered by the suspension of China-US trade negotiations after the U.S President Donald Trump raised tariff

5 Chinese traders expect a weaker spot thermal coal market this week 2019-05-13

Chinese traders anticipated thermal coal prices to weaken at northern China's Bohai-rim ports this week following stableness in the past week. Utilities' buying appetite has stayed lukewa

6 High cost to limit downside room for China thermal coal 2019-05-15

Spot thermal coal prices are less likely to drop much at northern China ports, underpinned by firm cost and expectations for pre-summer stockpiling. It is more likely for spot price

7 Indonesian thermal coal trades into China deferred by high prices, traders 2019-05-10

Trades of Indonesian thermal coal into China have been deferred by rising prices this week, which seemed to have put a brake on price pickups on May 9 and add an uncertain shade to the short-term mark

8 China spot thermal coal market seen in lack of upward strength 2019-05-10

Upward trend seemed losing steam in spot thermal coal market at northern China ports, as stockpiles stay high while demand tends to remain soft for the days ahead. Coal stocks kept

9 Indonesian, Australian thermal coal remain strong in Chinese market 2019-05-07

Indonesian and Australian thermal coal offers stayed strong in Chinese seaborne import market, though trades were yet to improve after the May Day holiday and no clear market signs emerged.

10 Indonesian thermal coal prices soften on lack of demand 2019-05-16

Offer prices of Indonesian spot thermal coal cargoes edged down amid a lack of demand from Chinese buyers rattled by the falling Chinese yuan caused by US-China trade rift. One Zhejiang-b