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Thermal coal outlook reports

30 August 2019

Global thermal coal short-term outlook August 2019: are we at the bottom?

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Global thermal coal short-term outlook August 2019: are we at the bottom?

Newcastle benchmark broke the US$60 level this week, reminding us of the tough fight against China’s structural overcapacity three years ago. But t...

28 June 2019

China coal long-term outlook H1 2019: supply-side reform will help stabilise benchmark thermal price

Commodity Market Report

China coal long-term outlook H1 2019: supply-side reform will help stabilise benchmark thermal price

China has been trying to contain thermal coal prices in the range it deems reasonable since early 2017. However, the price has been above this rang...

29 June 2019

Global thermal coal short-term outlook June 2019: Prices reach 2016 lows on muted demand

Commodity Market Report

Global thermal coal short-term outlook June 2019: Prices reach 2016 lows on muted demand

Pricing went back to the future as levels in the Pacific and Atlantic basins reached points not seen since 2016 although Indonesian low rank coal p...

30 May 2019

Global thermal coal short-term outlook May 2019: Shoulder season demand drives prices down

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Global thermal coal short-term outlook May 2019: Shoulder season demand drives prices down

The eyes of the thermal coal world generally rest on China; however, most couldn't help but glance over at Europe's dropping prices. Seasonally-low...

21 June 2019

Global thermal coal long-term outlook H1 2019: the power switch - is it lights out for coal?

Commodity Market Report

Global thermal coal long-term outlook H1 2019: the power switch - is it lights out for coal?

Thermal coal is caught between the grasp of two contradictory stressors. On the one hand, coal demand growth is driven by economic expansion in the...

30 April 2019

China coal short-term outlook April 2019: regional mining restrictions stop thermal price fall

Commodity Market Report

China coal short-term outlook April 2019: regional mining restrictions stop thermal price fall

In April, thermal coal prices fluctuated between RMB627/t and RMB 639/t, before returning to RMB526/t at the end of the month. Despite improvement ...

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