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  1. 2016-12-21
  2. China's crude coal average daily output sets record high in Nov
  3. China's crude coal output was the highest of the year in November as the coal shortage started to ease, official data showed Thursday. Average daily output reached 10.3 million tonnes in November, up...
  1. 2016-12-20
  2. China's 2017 seaborne iron ore price seen slightly higher than 2016 at $50-$70/dmt: MMAC
  3. The Metallurgical Mines Association of China, or MMAC, has forecast that the average seaborne iron ore price in 2017 will rise moderately from this year to over $60/dry mt CFR China. Vice chairman of...
  1. 2016-12-19
  2. China domestic methanol price hit 35-month high on futures' surge
  3. The Chinese domestic methanol price has surged 29%, or Yuan 740, since the beginning of this month to be assessed at a 35-month high of Yuan 3,250/mt Friday, according S&P Global Platts data. Thi...
  1. 2016-12-16
  2. China to fulfill pledge to eliminate import tax on Australian thermal coal: Canberra
  3. Australian thermal coal cargoes arriving at China's ports on January 1, 2017, and thereafter will be clear of the Asian country's 2% import tax, currently equivalent to $1.50/mt, and levied on the de...
  1. 2016-12-15
  2. China to raise retail fuel prices
  3. China will raise retail prices of gasoline and diesel due to rising international crude oil prices, the top economic planner announced Wednesday. The National Development and Reform Commission said g...
  1. 2016-12-14
  2. China's Nov iron ore imports rise 12% on year to 91.98 mil mt
  3. China imported 91.98 million mt of iron ore in November, up 12% year on year and 13.7% from the previous month, according to data released Tuesday by the General Administration of Customs. Demand for...
  1. 2016-12-13
  2. China's average annual copper demand growth in 2016-20 seen at 2-2.5%
  3. China's average annual copper demand growth in the 13th Five Year Plan period (2016-20) is forecast at 2-2.5%, due to consumption support by the domestic power and new energy vehicle (NEV) sectors, S...
  1. 2016-12-12
  2. China gas supplies to exceed 360 bln cubic meters
  3. China's natural gas supplies will exceed 360 billion cubic meters by 2020, a report forecast Saturday. Stable supplies and relatively well-developed infrastructure have buoyed the fast growth of the ...
  1. 2016-12-09
  2. Asia ferrosilicon: Prices outside China rise on tight supply
  3. China offers for 75% Si ferrosilicon were unchanged week on week at high levels, but sources said prices outside China are still going up on tight supply. S&P Global Platts kept the Chinese 75% S...
  1. 2016-12-08
  2. China ex-works Shanxi alumina rallies Yuan 50/mt to Yuan 2,900/mt
  3. Chinese spot alumina prices rallied further on Wednesday as offers continued to rise on strong sentiment, driven by a combination of tight spot supply, prevailing transport issues, increased costs, s...
  1. 2016-12-07
  2. China's grid-connected wind power capacity increases
  3. China's grid-connected wind power capacity continued to pick up, but the utilization rate was waning after years of capacity expansion, the latest data from the National Energy Administration (NEA) s...
  1. 2016-12-06
  2. China: Impacts of great environmental pressure and tight raw material supply on glyphosate
  3. The supply of coal appears to be reduced as a result of China’s “supply-side reform,” continued effort on capacity reduction and the start of usual heat supply in northern China. In...
  1. 2016-12-06
  2. China raises retail fuel prices
  3. China will raise retail prices of gasoline and diesel due to rising international crude oil prices, the top economic planner announced Wednesday. The National Development and Reform Commission said g...
  1. 2016-12-05
  2. China alumina prices may see further support on new environmental checks
  3. Chinese domestic alumina prices are expected to see further support in the near term on the back market talk that the state environmental authority has clamped down on several major refiners and smel...
  1. 2016-12-02
  2. Copper concentrate supply in China tight, main smelters following 2017 benchmark TC/RCs
  3. Copper concentrate supply in China stayed tight this week, with some major Chinese smelters having followed the benchmark treatment and refining charges as settled by Chinese copper producer Jiangxi ...