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  • German coal importers call for longer power plant operation

    The Association of Coal Importers (VDKi) in Germany is insisting on more planning security for the renewed use of coal for power generation as a result of the energy crisis.


  • China's coal-rich Shanxi makes strides in high-quality development

    Shanxi, a major coal-producing province in north China, has made continuous advances in high-quality development over the past decade, according to a press briefing held Wednesday.


  • China's coastal bulk freight index up in July

    China's coastal bulk freight market saw an expansion in July as high temperatures in various parts of the country pushed up the demand for energy, industry data showed.


  • China's major coal-producing region embraces new energy

    North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, a major coal production hub, has set a target to see the amount of new energy power generation surpass that of thermal power generation in 2030.


  • China to further improve coal market pricing mechanism

    China's top economic planner said Thursday it will further improve the coal market pricing mechanism so that the coal prices will maintain within an appropriate range.


  • China's Shanxi likely to produce 1.2 bln tonnes of coal in 2021

    The daily coal output of Shanxi, a major producer of the black mineral in China, has touched a record of more than 3.3 million tonnes and the annual coal output is expected to cross 1.2 billion tonnes in 2021.


  • China to introduce targeted re-lending for clean, efficient coal use

    China will put in place targeted re-lending to support the clean and efficient use of coal amid efforts in green and low-carbon development, a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday.


  • China's daily coal output hits record amid supply push

    China's daily coal output has hit a historic high, with efforts to boost energy supply paying off, the country's top economic planner said Thursday.


  • China's coal-rich province posts double-digit economic growth

    North China's Shanxi Province, a major coal-producing region of the country, reported double-digit economic growth in the first three quarters of this year, official data showed.


  • China strengthens financial support for coal, electricity production

    China's top banking and insurance regulator has released a circular on strengthening financial support for coal and electricity production and maintaining order in the commodity market.


  • China's coal output resumes growth in August

    China's raw coal output rose 0.8 percent year on year to 340 million tonnes last month, official data showed.


  • China's coal market expected to see balanced supply-demand in near future, NDRC

    The supply-demand in China's coal market is expected to be balanced in the near future as coal output has risen sharply and a spike in demand during the summer electricity consumption season is drawing to a close, according to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on Wednesday.


  • China's coal output edges up in first two months

    China's raw coal output rose 25 percent year on year to 620 million tonnes in the first two months of 2021, official data showed.


  • Coal contributes less than half in power generation for first time amid China's efforts to go carbon neutral

    Data from China Electricity Council (CEC) showed that the installed capacity of coal-fired plants in China reached 1.08 billion kilowatts by the end of 2020, accounting for 49.1 percent of the country's total energy installed capacity, reported the People's Daily last Saturday.


  • China sees record-high coal transport by rail in December 2020

    China's railway sector transported a record amount of coal in December last year as demand for coal in the thermal power sector has surged, according to China State Railway Group Co., Ltd.


  • Coal supply and demand in China may be tightly balanced in 2021, association spokesperson

    China is expected to have a tight balance between supply and demand of the coal next year, as the country's economic recovery will accelerate further, inevitably driving a new round of demand for coal consumption, according to Zhang Hong, spokesperson for the China National Coal Association (CNCA).


  • Coal prices in China increase on tight supplies and rising demand

    Coal prices in China have recently showed an uptrend which many industry insiders believe was the result of the tight market supplies, according to the Xinhua-run Shanghai Securities News on Tuesday.


  • China vows to further cut outdated coal, steel capacity

    China will continue to reduce its outdated production capacity of coal and steel this year, the country's top economic planner said Thursday.


  • China's keys ports see throughput in March resume to over 90 pct of last year's level: CPHA

    Cargo throughput and container throughput of Chinese major ports in March have resumed to more than 90 percent of the level in the same period last year, the China Ports & Harbours Association (CPHA) said on Wednesday.


  • Mongolia resumes coal exports to China after short suspension

    Mongolia has gradually resumed coal exports to China by reopening its border with the neighbour, which has made visible progress in containing COVID-19, authorities said Monday.


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