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  • 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  • China vows to further cut outdated coal, steel capacity

    China will continue to reduce its outdated production capacity of coal and steel this year, the country's top economic planner said Thursday.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


  • Master plan of Xinjiang 100-mln-tonne coal mine approved

    An overall plan of a coal mine with a yearly production of 113 million tonnes in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has been approved by the National Development and Reform Commission, according to the local authorities Wednesday.


  • China registers stable growth in coal production

    China's raw coal output registered stable growth in 2019, while its imports remained robust, official data showed.


  • Chinese industrial city to further cut coal consumption

    Harbin, capital city of Heilongjiang Province in China's northeastern industrial heartland, is planning to further reduce its coal consumption to curb pollution.


  • China Taiyuan coal transaction price index down 0.02 pct

    China Taiyuan coal transaction price index stood at 133.14 points Monday, down 0.02 percent week on week.


  • China's coal industry to usher in 5G era

    China's largest hard coal producer Yangquan Coal Industry Group has inked a framework agreement with China Mobile and Huawei on promoting 5G-based intelligent mining.


  • China sees mounting pressure in emergency coal supply on capacity cut, CNCA

    The pressure in emergency coal supply in China is increasing in the wake of capacity cut in the coal industry, said Liang Jiakun, party secretary with the China National Coal Association (CNCA), on 2019 China Coal Trade Conference in Summer.


  • China Coal Energy H1 commercial coal sales up 30.3pct on yr

    China Coal Energy Company Limited announced Tuesday that the company sold 103.23 million tonnes of commercial coal in the first half of 2019, up 30.3 percent year on year.


  • China's major coal-production province slashes overcapacity

    Guizhou, one of the country's major coal-producing provinces, will shut down or renovate coal mines with annual capacity under 300,000 tonnes this year in a bid to cut obsolete capacity, local authorities said Tuesday.


  • NDRC: China to reduce number of coal mine with output below 300,000t/yr within 800

    China will further reduce the number of coal mines with output capacity below 300,000 tonnes/year and cap the number below 800 by 2021 in a bid to accelerate phasing out obsolete capacities, according to a notice by National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).


  • New railway for coal transport opens in north China

    A new railway for coal transport has opened in north China, according to China Railway Taiyuan Group.


  • China sees balanced coal supply-demand with heating season just started

    Supply and demand in China’s coal market remains balanced recently with northern China regions just starting heating supply while main power plants holding adequate inventory.


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