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  1. 2017-01-11
  2. Sinopec hikes East China butadiene price by 7.7% on tight supply
  3. China Petroleum and Chemical Corp., or Sinopec, increased its ex-works butadiene offers in eastern China to Yuan 21,000/mt, or about $2,542/mt on an import parity basis, up Yuan 1,500/mt or 7.7%, eff...
  1. 2017-01-10
  2. China to use less coal, more clean energy in 2016-2020
  3. China will cut coal consumption in its total energy use and raise the share of clean energy before 2020, according to the latest plan for the energy sector. The share of non-fossil fuels will have ri...
  1. 2017-01-09
  2. US coal exports higher in November, including China-bound cargoes
  3. US coal exports totaled 5.95 million mt in November, up 34.8% from the prior month and up 39.2% from the year-ago month, US Census data showed Friday. The month also showed the first significant US e...
  1. 2017-01-06
  2. Analysis: Manufacturing helps China oil demand post fastest growth in 15 months
  3. China's apparent oil demand surged more than 4% year on year in November, the fastest pace of growth in 15 months, buoyed by a sharp expansion in manufacturing activity, which helped to drive the cou...
  1. 2017-01-05
  2. Outlook 2017: China's independent refiners face uncertain times
  3. China's independent refiners face uncertain times in 2017 as the government comes down hard on them for compliance and tax evasion, and has rowed back from allowing them to export refined products. B...
  1. 2017-01-04
  2. China's 13th Five-Year Plan for coal industry aims for more industry consolidation
  3. China plans to cap its national coal output at no higher than 3.9 billion mt/year in 2020, compared with an estimated coal output of 3.3 billion mt in 2016, according to the 13th Five-Year developmen...
  1. 2017-01-03
  2. China may raise 2017 steel, coal capacity-cut targets by 10%: report
  3. Beijing may raise the targets for capacity cuts in the steel and coal sectors by 10% in 2017, after both exceeded the goals set for this year, local media reported Friday. Capacity cuts, part of supp...
  1. 2016-12-30
  2. China energy consumption rises slightly
  3. China's energy consumption is expected to reach 4.36 billion tonnes of coal equivalent in 2016, up 1.4 percent year on year, an official said. Non-fossil fuel consumption accounts for 13.3 percent of...
  1. 2016-12-29
  2. Asian buyers seek lower low-carbon ferrochrome prices on China's cut in export tax
  3. Asian buyers are seeking lower prices for low-carbon ferrochrome, on China's upcoming cut in the export tax to 15%, from the current 20%, effective January 1, 2017, market sources said Wednesday. One...
  1. 2016-12-28
  2. China's commercial crude oil stocks down 1.55 percent
  3. China's commercial crude oil inventories declined 1.55 percent month-on-month by the end of November despite a sharp rise in imports. While net imports of crude oil increased 12.8 percent in November...
  1. 2016-12-27
  2. Pyrethroids of Yangnong Chemical winning China Industry’s “Oscar”
  3. On the 11 th December, Jiangsu Yangnong Chemical was awarded a China Industry Award for its “green efficient pyrethroids development and application program”. The prize is praised as an O...
  1. 2016-12-27
  2. Index for rare-earth prices in China starts running
  3. The China Rare Earth Price Index (CREPI), China's first rare-earth price index based on online transaction data, went live on Monday in Baotou, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, domesti...
  1. 2016-12-26
  2. Chinese Nov thermal coal imports jump to 23-month high of 11 million mt
  3. China imported 11 million mt of thermal coal in November, rising 69.2% year on year and 50.5% on the month to the highest volume since December 2014, data released by the General Administration of Cu...
  1. 2016-12-23
  2. China criticizes New Zealand anti-subsidy probe on Chinese steel
  3. New Zealand's latest investigation into Chinese galvanized steel is "discrimination" and will not help solve problems in the NZ steel industry, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said in Beijin...
  1. 2016-12-22
  2. China's Hebei to cut iron, steel production in 2017
  3. Hebei, China's main province for the production of iron and steel, has increased its iron and steel capacity-cutting targets for next year, the provincial government said Tuesday. The province will c...