Coal Market News

Chinese authorities tighten port restrictions to control coal imports: sources

16 Nov 2018 | Source: S&P Global

Singapore — China's National Development and Reform Commission imposed further port restrictions on coking coal and thermal coal until the end of 2018 at ports across China, market sources said Thursday. Sources said tha....

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German coal-fired margins at highest level since 2015 as coal, carbon ease

16 Nov 2018 | Source: S&P Global

London — Germany's coal plants are in the midst of a period of improved economic viability, with even the country's oldest, least efficient units back in the money for 2019 as coal and carbon prices ease, S&P Global Platts data sh....

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Global Coal Demand Increased In 2017

16 Nov 2018 | Source: Forbes

Even with the Paris climate accords signed in late-2015, global coal demand in 2017 rose for the first time in two years, as reported by the Paris-based International Energy Agency during its annual World Energy Outlook release week. &#....

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Adani confirms future amidst Asian coal demand strength

15 Nov 2018 | Source: Australian Mining

Adani Mining has reasserted the prospects of its Carmichael project in regional Queensland as the International Energy Agency (IEA) has reported that coal has made a recent comeback.

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China customs maintains restrictions on coal imports

15 Nov 2018 | Source: Argus

China's customs will maintain strict volume quotas for coal in an effort to reverse growth in imports that run counter to the policy goals of the country's main planning agency.

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Indonesia's Bukit Asam reports 40 pct jump in Jan-Sep coal exports -CEO

14 Nov 2018 | Source: Reuters

Indonesia state-owned coal miner PT Bukit Asam January-September 2018 coal exports were at 8.7 million tonnes, up from 6.2 million tonnes in the same period of last year, Chief Executive Arviyan Arifin said on Wednesday

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IEA’s World Energy Outlook holds good news for Australian coal miners

14 Nov 2018 | Source: Mining Weekly

The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) latest World Energy Outlook (WEO) update holds good news for Australian coal producers, estimating that demand for coal in the Asia Pacific will increase by 492-million tonnes ....

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Russia to boost its share in global coal trade

13 Nov 2018 | Source: Argus

Russia could significantly raise coal exports by 2030, increasing its share in the global market to 22.4pc from 14pc in 2017, according to the Russian energy ministry's forecast. Higher deliveries to Asia-Pacific are expected to provide most of ....

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Drought Beats Cold as Threat to Europe Power Supply This Winter

13 Nov 2018 | Source: Bloomberg

It’s the dry weather and not the threat of chill that’s spooking Europe’s natural gas and power traders this winter.

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Coal Demand Bounced Back in 2017 After Two Years of Decline: IEA

13 Nov 2018 | Source: Bloomberg

Demand for coal rose for the first time in two years in 2017 with China and India burning more than anyone else, a blow for environmental groups hoping to limit use of the dirtiest fossil fuel.

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