China’s Feb coking coal imports from Australia fall 21%

China’s Feb coking coal imports from Australia fall 21%

China’s coking coal imports from Australia in February slumped 21 percent from a year earlier as lengthy customs checks on Australian cargoes at several ports delayed their arrival into the country. Australian imports were at 1.16 million...

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Chinese iron ore prices gain for sixth day on Vale disruptions

Chinese iron ore prices gain for sixth day on Vale disruptions

Chinese iron ore prices rose for a sixth straight session on Tuesday as Brazil’s Vale faced further restrictions at its iron ore operations, adding to concerns about tight supply of the steelmaking raw material. A Brazilian court on Monday...

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Chinese go-slow on Australian coal imports may be starting to show

Chinese go-slow on Australian coal imports may be starting to show

China’s unofficial go-slow on clearing Australian coal through customs didn’t show up in the first two months of this year, but it may now be starting to have an impact. Chinese coal traders are reported to have cut back on buying...

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China has not changed coal import policy this year – customs official

China has not changed coal import policy this year – customs official

China has made no changes to its coal import policies nor its inspections of foreign coal cargoes this year, said a senior customs official on Tuesday. The comments by Li Guo, deputy head of the General Administration of Customs, on the sidelines...

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China News Weekly 99 – China’s 2018 coal usage rises 1%, but share of energy mix falls

China News Weekly 99 – China’s 2018 coal usage rises 1%, but share of energy mix falls

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China’s 2018 coal usage rises 1%, but share of energy mix falls

China’s 2018 coal usage rises 1%, but share of energy mix falls

China’s coal consumption rose for a second year in a row in 2018, but coal’s share of total energy consumption fell below 60 percent for the first time as cleaner energy sources gained ground, official data showed on Thursday. The...

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BHP announces executive changes

BHP announces executive changes

BHP Group Ltd, the world’s biggest miner, announced a raft of management changes on Thursday, in line with its “transformation agenda” led by Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie. The executive-level changes at BHP include the...

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China port reportedly bans Australian coal amid Huawei tensions

China port reportedly bans Australian coal amid Huawei tensions

A major port in northern China has reportedly banned coal imports from Australia — in a sign that Beijing may be flexing its economic muscles and warning nations not to bar its next-generation wireless technology. The indefinite coal restrictions...

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China’s coal output hits highest in over 3 years as mines start up

China’s coal output hits highest in over 3 years as mines start up

China’s December coal output climbed 2.1 percent from the year before, government data showed, hitting the highest level in over three years as major miners ramped up production amid robust winter demand and after the country started up new...

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Electric cars seen getting cleaner even where grids rely on coal

Electric cars seen getting cleaner even where grids rely on coal

Electric cars are better for the environment than traditional gasoline models, and that benefit will grow as power generators shift away from coal. That’s the conclusion of research by BloombergNEF, which found carbon dioxide emissions from...

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China News Weekly 91 – China vows to open up wider to world

China News Weekly 91 – China vows to open up wider to world

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