COKING COAL DAILY: Chinese participants say imports becoming easier

Seaborne coking coal prices were steady on Thursday October 17, with market participants in China indicating that import restrictions at Chinese ports had become less stringent.

Fastmarkets indices
Premium hard coking coal, fob DBCT: $150.73 per tonne, down $0.87 per tonne
Premium hard coking coal, cfr Jingtang: $164.76 per tonne, up $0.51 per tonne
Hard coking coal, fob DBCT: $123.13 per tonne, unchanged
Hard coking coal, cfr Jingtang: $134.07 per tonne, unchanged
Low-vol PCI, fob DBCT: $98.94 per tonne, unchanged
Low-vol PCI, cfr Jingtang: $106.52 per tonne, unchanged

“I have heard from other mills that it is safer to import now,” an end-user source from China said. He has not experienced this first-hand, however, since the mill...

Published

Deepali Sharma

October 17, 2019

12:17 GMT

Singapore