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Rail reforms will increase China's transport costs


Rail reforms will increase China's transport costs

Report summary

China's rail capacity is not available to all coal producers in a transparent manner. State-owned enterprises and large coal producers have preference over smaller miners and private operators, who need to rely on the road network. Road is currently a viable option for coal transport up to 400 kilometres for small miners who do not own rail lines and/or could not access rail capacity without paying an unofficial agency fee. For SOE companies that can obtain rail quotas, rail is typically...

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  • Executive summary
  • Rail - a critical component of China's transport system
    • Agent fee
  • Structural reforms will increase rail fees
  • Road - a complimentary transport mode
  • Cost comparison between rail and road transport
  • Conclusion

In this report there are 5 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Rail - a critical component of China's transport system
    • China Railway Corporation's coal freight tariff breakdown
    • Estimated breakdown of the agent fee
  • Structural reforms will increase rail fees
    • Railway base freight trend (2006-2013)
  • Road - a complimentary transport mode
    • Road transport freight for select routes
  • Cost comparison between rail and road transport
    • Cost comparison between rail and truck transport for coal
  • Conclusion
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