COKING COAL DAILY: Unexpected transaction boosts cfr China prices

A transaction in the seaborne coking coal market on Tuesday January 22 took participants by surprise, having been concluded at a higher price than expected, in contrast with prevailing sentiment.

A February-laycan cargo of premium mid-vol hard coking coal was sold at around $195-196 per tonne cfr China to an end user in southern China, according to various sources. This is around $4 per tonne higher than the last transaction a week ago involving similar materials. “When a cargo of premium mid-vol hard coking coal cargo...

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Sophie Zhao

January 22, 2019

10:30 GMT

Shanghai