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Global thermal coal short-term outlook October 2017: China orders to stabilise coal prices

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China's domestic coal output response has been slower than expected due to stricter safety inspections. Wood Mackenzie projects the Newcastle price to increase in November and to continue a slight upward trend in December.

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Table of contents

    • Key market data
    • Arbitrage window of Colombian coal into South China (US$/t)
    • Key prices - history and forecast (nominal, US$/t)
    • Chinese power demand eases before the winter peak
    • India coal-fired plants running out of fuel
    • South Korea to resume construction of two nuclear reactors, but shelve plans for adding six more
    • Spanish draught turns on coal-fired power plants.
    • Italy aims to end coal-fired power plants by 2025
    • Netherlands' new coalition pact wants to shut down all coal-fired by 2030
    • Industrial Actions in Australian's Hunter Valley regions are spreading

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  • Thermal coal price indexes history (US$/t)
  • Prices: Image 2
  • Prices: Image 3

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  • Executive summary: Table 1

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