COKING COAL DAILY: Upcoming Lunar New Year break, potential import controls prompt price dips

Seaborne coking coal prices inched down on Friday January 17 because some participants in China have begun their Lunar New Year break early while others were holding off to consider the impact of import restrictions at the country’s ports, talks of which surfaced this week.

Fastmarkets indices
Premium hard coking coal, fob DBCT: $153.07 per tonne, down $2.19 per tonne
Premium hard coking coal, cfr Jingtang: $159.90 per tonne, down $0.97 per tonne
Hard coking coal, fob DBCT: $127.01 per tonne, unchanged
Hard coking coal, cfr Jingtang: $140.82 per tonne, unchanged
Low-vol PCI, fob DBCT: $87.15 per tonne, unchanged

Low-vol PCI, cfr Jingtang:...

Published

Deepali Sharma

January 17, 2020

10:57 GMT

Singapore