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  1. 2017-07-21
  2. Profits of China coal producers surge on capacity cuts
  3. Chinese coal producers that for years struggled to keep afloat are bouncing back with substantial profit growth as the industry's ongoing downsizing has helped prop up prices and regain a supply-dema...
  1. 2017-07-20
  2. China's clean energy generation accelerates in first half
  3. More electricity has been generated from clean energy sources in China in the first half of this year, a senior official said Tuesday. The amount of electricity generated from clean energy sources in...
  1. 2017-07-19
  2. Analysis: China steel mill spreads with iron ore, coal grow further
  3. China's steel export product spreads with imported raw materials remain on an upward trajectory, as steel prices won sustained support from stronger-than-expected second quarter GDP growth and proper...
  1. 2017-07-18
  2. China's June coal output up 11% on year at 308.35 mil mt
  3. China mined 308.35 million mt of crude coal in June, up 10.6% year on year, National Bureau of Statistics data released Monday showed. Over January-June, it mined 1,712.63 million mt of crude coal, u...
  1. 2017-07-17
  2. Jul spot zinc TCs for China smelters rise to $55-60/mt from $45-55/mt in Jun
  3. Spot treatment charges for imported zinc concentrates for Chinese zinc smelters were $55-60/mt in July, up from $45-55/mt in June, due to higher supply, though it is not as high as two years ago, ind...
  1. 2017-07-14
  2. China's June coal imports fall 3% on year to 21.6 million mt
  3. China imported 21.6 million mt of coal in June, including lignite, thermal and metallurgical material, down 2.66% from May and a marginal 0.68% lower year on year, according to preliminary data relea...
  1. 2017-07-13
  2. IEA chief hails China's efforts on combustible ice
  3. Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), on Tuesday lauded China's efforts to extract combustible ice from sea. Referring to the fact that China leads the world in te...
  1. 2017-07-12
  2. China steel output rise supporting metallurgical coal price recovery: FBR bank
  3. China's steel production growth and tighter domestic coal supplies are likely driving a rebound in met coal prices, analysts at investment bank FBR said Monday. Prices had been recovering in June aft...
  1. 2017-07-11
  2. Sagging demand in China, India to likely weigh on thermal coal prices
  3. Weakening demand at major consumers India, China and South Korea is likely to weigh down thermal coal prices going up to 2019, according to a report released by Australia's Department of Industry, In...
  1. 2017-07-10
  2. China's isomer-mixed xylene imports likely to fall on rising domestic production
  3. China's production capacity of domestic isomer-grade mixed xylene is rising rapidly, and this is expected to lead to a fall in imports in the coming months, market sources said this week. Some estima...
  1. 2017-07-07
  2. Analysis: Iron ore price recovery limited by weakening China steel growth
  3. Iron ore prices, which have been stable around $63-$65/dry mt CFR China since the end of June, face a growing risk that supportive Chinese steel pricing trends are running out of steam. While 62% Fe ...
  1. 2017-07-06
  2. January-May Latin American steel imports from China jump 19% on year
  3. Latin America imported 3.3 million mt of steel products from China from January through May 2017, up 19% from the same period a year ago, according to regional steel industry association Alacero. Of ...
  1. 2017-07-05
  2. Sinopec hikes East China butadiene offers by 6% amid tight availability
  3. China Petroleum and Chemical Corp., or Sinopec, raised its ex-works butadiene offers in East China by Yuan 500/mt or 6.3% effective Tuesday to Yuan 8,500/mt, equating to $1,049/mt on an import parity...
  1. 2017-07-04
  2. China alumina prices rangebound despite Xinjiang smelter cuts
  3. Chinese spot alumina prices stood rangebound Monday despite news of Xinjiang East Hope starting smelter cutbacks over the weekend. Platts China ex-works Shanxi daily spot alumina assessment remained ...
  1. 2017-07-03
  2. China customs mulls increasing checks on coal imports, impeding flow: traders
  3. Senior officials at China's General Administration of Customs agency are meeting Tuesday to discuss plans to increase checks on seaborne cargo arrivals, a move a number of market sources say could sl...
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