The coal stock market
The coal stock market
National coal prices rose last week (May 20, solstice 26), according to the ministry of commerce monitoring.
Among them, the price of anthracite coal was 911 yuan per ton, up 1.9%, coking coal and thermal coal were 775 yuan and 593 yuan per ton respectively, both unchanged from the previous week.
In addition, national steel prices rebounded slightly last week, with high-speed wire rod, rebar and channel steel prices at 4,256 yuan, 4,173 yuan and 4,185 yuan per ton, up 0.5 percent, 0.5 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively.
In April, the graphitized carbon enhancement agent market is still in a downturn, with the price declining by 100-400 yuan/ton.The price decline of graphitized carburetor is mainly caused by the decline of calcined coke price, the decline of VAT rate and the decline of market demand.
China's coking coal exports rose sharply in April
According to the latest data released by the general administration of customs, China exported 500,000 tons of coal in April 2019, down 1.6 percent year-on-year and 60,000 tons month-on-month, down 10.71 percent.
Among them, the export of anthracite coal was 170,000 tons, up 0.6% year-on-year, 10,000 tons month-on-month, up 6.25%.Exports of coking coal were 200,000 tons, up 61.2% year on year, and 30,000 tons month-on-month, up 17.65%.Exports of other bituminous coal reached 130,000 tons, down 39.6% year on year, 100,000 tons month on month, down 43.48%.Exports of lignite rose by 22% year-on-year to 1,554 tons, and by 856 tons month-on-month to 122.65%.
In April, imports of 7.69 million tons of thermal coal fell 14.56 percent from a year earlier
According to the latest data released by the general administration of customs, in April 2019, China imported 7.69 million tons of thermal coal (including bituminous coal and sub-bituminous coal, but excluding lignite, the same below), down 1.31 million tons year on year, down 14.56%, and up 900,000 tons month on month, up 13.259%.From January to April, imports of thermal coal totaled 32.52 million tons, down 10.26 million tons or 23.98 percent year-on-year.
In April 2019, China imported 9.65 million tons of lignite coal, up 20.5% year-on-year and 60,000 tons month-on-month, up 0.63%.From January to April 2019, China imported a total of 40.32 million tons of lignite coal, up 13.7% year-on-year.
Imports of coking coal rose 59.4 per cent year-on-year to 7.43 million tonnes in April
In April 2019, China imported 7.43 million tons of coking coal, up 59.4 percent year-on-year and 1.29 million tons month-on-month, up 21.01 percent.
From January to April 2019, China imported 23.84 million tons of coking coal, up 41.5% year on year.The cumulative amount was us $3414.58 million, up 38% year-on-year.
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