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Global thermal coal short-term outlook April 2017: prices retreat as supply returns in China and Australia

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Report summary

Thermal coal prices in April are back to the lows seen last in October 2016. There was a little bump earlier in the month due to Cyclone Debbie the effect of which is now going away and supply is returning. The crucial element now is production trends in China and utility restocking ahead of summer demand.

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Prices
  • Demand
  • Supply

Tables and charts

This report includes 5 images and tables including:

Images

  • Prices: Image 1
  • China thermal coal price arbitrage and imports (US$/t, Mt)
  • Key prices - current and forward (US$/t)
  • Key prices - history and forecast (nominal, US$/t)

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  • Key market data

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