Oil & Gas
New Energy Vehicles
Policy & Regulation
Exhibition & Forum
Belt and Road
ERG and NFC China to Construct Special Coke Plant
China Export 340,000 Tons of Coal in September
The country exported 340,000 tons of coal in September 2020, a year-on-year increase of 40.7% and a month-on-month increase of 100%.
China’s Ordos County Curbs Coal Output Capacity
Coal production in Ordos county in Inner Mongolia, one of China's most important mining districts, will not be allowed to exceed permitted levels, local authorities have warned - despite rising seasonal winter demand pressuring an already tightly supplied
Indonesia to Develop Downstream Coal Sector
Indonesia should reduce coal exports and focus on adding value by boosting the downstream coal sector to help cut raw material imports by domestic industries such as steel and petrochemicals while creating jobs.
VGK Increases Coal Shipments
The coal seaport of Shakhtersk, one of the key assets of VGK, shipped 8.3 million t of coal in 9 months of 2020, which is 1.4 million t or 20.7% more than in the same period in 2019.
Polish Seaborne Coal Imports Slump
Seaborne coal imports to Poland have shown signs of recovery in recent months but year-to-date volumes remain down on 2019, port figures compiled by Argus show.
Mechel Signs Long-Term Coal Supply Contract with STX Corp
STX Corp., One of South Korea’s major universal trading companies active in Asia Pacific.
Indian Coal Imports in H1 of 2020-21 Shrink by 25% YoY
Thermal coal imports dropped 23.24 per cent to 34.52 million tonnes during April-September, while coking coal shipments fell 28.04 per cent to 20.89 million tonnes.
Biden Presidency would Speed up Coal’s Decline
The decline in US thermal coal demand would accelerate under policies promulgated by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, ratings agency Moody's Investors Service said.
Poland and Ukraine Partner on a ‘Just Transition’ from Coal
Coal-reliant regions in Ukraine are expected to transition away from fossil fuel and adopt new low-carbon energy resources using lessons learned by and measures adopted by Poland.
Poland's PGE to Split Coal Assets by End of 2021
Poland’s biggest energy group PGE should separate its coal assets from other activities by the end of 2021, the company’s Chief Executive Wojciech Dabrowski said on Monday.
China's Jilin Gets 5 mln T Coal Import Quota Amid Tight Supplies
China has issued its northeastern province Jilin thermal coal import quotas for 5 million tonnes, as supplies tighten this winter with imports curbed from top supplier Australia.
World Energy Outlook
WCA Comments on IEA World Energy Outlook
The World Coal Association Chief Executive, Michelle Manook, has released the following statement.
Canada's Ridley Terminals Sep Coal Exports fall 4.8% on Month
Coal exports from the Ridley Terminal in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, were at 912,830 mt in September, down 4.8% from August, despite metallurgical coal exports jumping to the second-highest level in 6.5 years, according to data from the Prince Rupert
Coal India is Shutting Mines in Droves
CIL, a state-owned Indian company, has announced it will close 23 of its underground mines because of poor profitability.
China Imported 18.676 Million Tons of Coal in September
China imported 18.676 million tons of coal in September 2020, a decrease of 11.612 million tons or 38.34% from 30.288 million tons in the same period last year.
Rystad: Bangladesh to Scale Back Coal
Bangladesh’s 2016 energy plan showed some 20 GW of coal power capacity to be developed in the next two decades.
NTPC’s Coal Operations at Hazaribagh Completely Halted
India’s largest power producer NTPC Ltd has suffered an estimated production loss of 900,000 tonne of coal in September as operations at the company’s Pakri-Barwadih mines were completely halted since September 1 due to local agitation.
S. Korea's Coal Use for Power Generation Dips 7% in 2019
South Korea's coal consumption for electricity generation decreased 7 percent in 2019 from a year earlier due to its efforts to cut carbon emissions.
South Korea’s Coal Prices Rise with Regional Strength
Tighter fundamentals in the Asia-Pacific region and firmer freight rates supported South Korean coal prices this week, despite a weak outlook for winter coal burn.
US Coking Coal Exports to Asia Fall Sharply in August
US coking coal exports declined by nearly 40pc year on year to 2.64mn t in August, driven by a significant fall in shipments to Japan and India.
Chinese Mills Warn of Australia Coal Import Ban
China has told some of its state-owned steelmakers and power plants to stop importing Australian coals with immediate effect, injecting more uncertainty into its spot markets that had anticipated eased restrictions into 2021.
China's Shanxi to Merge Local Coal Producers
China's biggest coal-producing province Shanxi is merging some of its largest state-controlled coal companies to consolidate operations and boost efficiency.
Coal India Production up 32 % at 40.51 Million Tonnes in September
State-owned CIL on Thursday said it produced 40.51 million tonnes of coal in September, registering a growth of 31.6 per cent over the same month last year.
Australia's Olive Downs Coking Coal Mine Gets Approval
Australian mining firm Pembroke Resources is on track to start shipping from the Olive Downs coking coal project in Queensland's Bowen basin in 2022.
What Would A Biden Presidency Mean For Coal?
The United States is expected to see an acceleration in renewables development and an effort to reverse the loosening of emission restrictions made by the Donald Trump administration.
Most views from Coal
South Korea: Coal-Intensive Regions Demand Immediate Phase-out
Tight Supply Limits US, Canada Coking Coal Exports
Record Carbon Prices Fail to Stifle German Coal Margins
New Deal with Chinese Company Likely to Raise Coal Price for Barapukuria Power Plant
Australia Dismisses Climate Caution to Continue Coal Mining
Europe Shows Downward Trend in Coal Production and Usage