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December 2020
  • SA Nov thermal coal exports down 16% on year at 6.4Mt: customs — Platts CTI
  • India's Nov thermal coal imports fall 7% on month on lower power consumption: trader — Platts CTI
  • Japan's Coal import down by 15% at 4.10Mt so far this year as cargoes arrived from Australia, Russia, China & Vietnam — Coal Explorer News
  • Coal India to invest Rs 3,370 crores in ramping up rail evacuation facilities
    — Coal Explorer News
  • Australia FOB Thermal Coal prices are down by US $15/t since January 2020
    — Coal Explorer News
  • Ind-Ra expects China's ban on Australian coking coal to benefit Indian steel producers — Coal Explorer News
  • India CFR Coking Coal prices up by US $2/t in December — Coal Explorer News
  • State-owned CIL allocated 25.78Mt of coal in the first eight months of this fiscal under spot e-auction scheme — Coal Explorer News
  • Australian coal needed in China — Coal Explorer News
  • Indonesia FOB Steam Coal up by US $2/t in December — Coal Explorer News
  • India imported more than 20.90Mt of Coal to Paradeep, Gangavaram, Kandla, Dhamra, Krishanapatnam & more in October — Coal Explorer News
  • Seriti Resources closer to buying South32’s South Africa Energy Coal
    — Platts CTI
  • South Africa tribunal approves South32 thermal coal operations sale
    — Reuters
  • Thermal coal Nov traded derivatives volume up 39% at 82.6Mt: LEBA
    — Platts CTI
  • B prices surge to two-year high on tight Jan supplies
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Chinese demand for South African coal — Platts CTI
  • Indonesian thermal coal prices continue north; many seaborne inquiries
    — Platts CTI
  • Emerging economies set to lead growth in electricity demand in 2021 — IEA
  • Australia’s coal industry is dying and taxpayers could be left to foot the bill, ex-BP boss warns — Reuters
  • Australia mulls China WTO case on coal — Argus Media
  • Global power demand to rebound 3% in 2021 after historic drop in 2020 — IEA
  • RB prices hit two-year high, China interest returns
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Coal stays core for Glencore despite Paris emissions pledge
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Botswana’s Morupule to boost coal output by 35% with new mine — Reuters
  • Balanced supply and demand in seaborne thermal coal market driving prices up — S&P Global Platts Analytics
  • EIA: US coal mine capacity fallen 28% since 2009 — World Coal
  • South African coal supply set to tighten amid maintenance — Platts CTI
  • RB prices hit 10-month high, India demand offers more upside
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Pakistan's Sep thermal coal imports up 83% on year: WTS — Platts CTI
  • China's coal market to stay in a tight balance in 2021, CNCA —
  • Turkey's October thermal coal imports up 19% on year: TUIK — Platts CTI
  • Indonesian thermal coal prices head north, Chinese buying interests firm
    — Platts CTI
  • Indonesia and China strengthen coal investment and trade co-operation
    — World Coal
  • South Africa Oct thermal coal exports up 5% on month at 6.9Mt — Platts CTI
November 2020
  • Coal mine on point of turning acid mine drainage into potable water at no cost — Mining Weekly
  • Global 2021 coal demand to remain below pre-pandemic level: Noble
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Atlantic thermal prices rally to multi-month highs, all eyes on China
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Coal producer Peabody faces big challenges as potential 2nd bankruptcy looms — S&P Global Platts
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices surge on cold snap, supply tightness — Platts CTI
  • Indian power companies' Apr-Oct thermal coal imports down 33% on year
    — Platts CTI
  • Kalimantan mid-high CV thermal coal prices rise, supply tight — Platts CTI
  • RB rally pushes some Indian buyers to side-lines
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Wescoal starts retrenchment process as low domestic, export demand persists — Mining Weekly
  • South African coal difficult to compete with Australian — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic coal prices fall on increased wind generation, cheap Australian cargoes — Platts CTI
  • RBCT stockpiles edge up on week — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices edge up with differing trade flows — Platts CTI
  • Transnet sees no expansion for Richards Bay line, eyes neighbours
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Richards Bay hits 7-month high on China buying, NW Europe steadies
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Thermal coal traders assess alternates as China bans Australian imports
    — Platts CTI
  • Thermal coal Oct traded derivatives volume down 34% at 59.2Mt: LEBA
    — Platts CTI
  • Richards Bay finds support from India and rare China trade
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Minergy short-listed to supply to Eskom’s Tutuka power plant
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • South Korean fuel switching continues in September — Argus Media
  • South African coal traded to China — Platts CTI
  • Shell joins South Africa gas exploration drive after Total discoveries
    — Platts CTI
  • China end users told to stop importing Australian coals from Nov 6: sources
    — S&P Global Platts
  • Murray retires from coal company he founded — Pittsburgh Business Times
  • January roll over could support RB prices, India weighs
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Transnet won't expand Richards Bay coal rail line, eyes other opportunities
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • TerraCom eyes FY 2021 managed annual coal sales in excess of 10.2 mil mt
    — Platts CTI
October 2020
  • South Korean thermal coal imports in September shrink 13% on year
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • S. Africa Jan-Aug exports fall 4% on year due to COVID-19
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Northwest European prices fall, Richards Bay recovers
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Seaborne thermal coal demand to rise over next decade – report
  • Turkey's September thermal coal imports soar 27% on month: TUIK
    — Platts CTI
  • Resgen’s R4.2bn Boikarabelo coal project on the rocks as IDC pulls financial support — MiningMX
  • South Africa buyers actively seeking Botswana thermal coal: sources
    — Platts CTI
  • Richards Bay prices under pressure from cheaper Australian coal
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • India's September thermal coal imports rise on stronger energy demand
    — Platts CTI
  • Australian coal may eat into S African export recovery — Argus Media
  • Australian thermal coal competes in South Asia after price drop: sources
    — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets bearish as prices slip — Platts CTI
  • Anglo American lowers its thermal coal output goal —
  • Coal India's coal supply to power sector falls 10% Year-on-Year in H1 of FY21
  • South32 reports September quarter results — IHS Markit
  • RB prices under further pressure amid China-Australia trade spat
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • South32 July-Sept thermal coal output rises 1% on year to 6.8Mt — Platts CTI
  • Glencore 'running down' coal to invest in new generation minerals: CEO
    — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices ease on week — Platts CTI
  • S African thermal coal floods into Pakistan, Australian cargo booked
    — Platts CTI
  • Coal Finds a Surprising 2020 Bright Spot in Europe — WSJ
  • Indonesia Sep coal exports slump 32.17% Year-on-Year —
  • China Sep coal import falls 38.34% year-on-year —
  • Sep traded thermal coal derivatives volume jumpy 17% to 115Mt: globalCOAL — Platts CTI
  • WCA comments on IEA World Energy Outlook — World Coal
  • Thermal coal Sep traded derivatives volume down 4% on year at 74.9Mt: LEBA — Platts CTI
  • Thermal coal imports to Bangladesh set to drop, Australian coal looks to India — Platts CTI
  • South Africa miners push lower CV supplies to export market 12 Oct 2020
    — Global Coal
  • Potential strike at South Africa — Platts CTI
  • Chinese state-owned end-users given verbal notice to stop importing Australian coal: sources — S&P Global
  • August exports mark new low in 2020 — Platts CTI
  • High-ash Australian thermal coal prices jump on demand from India
    — Platts CTI
  • EU’s New 2030 Climate Target Could Mean Exit From Coal By 2030 — Forbes
  • CME September coal volumes down 43% on year at 20.2Mt — Platts CTI
  • First new deep coalmine in UK for 30 years gets go ahead — The Guardian
  • Turkey's Aug thermal coal imports plummet 33%, SA deliveries fall 95%: TUIK — Platts CTI
  • South Africa's August thermal coal exports up 9% on year at 6.03Mt
    — Platts CTI
  • Delivered Pakistan thermal coal prices soar despite cooling freight rates
    — Platts CTI
  • Coal miners at S Africa’s Exxaro prepare for strikes – union — Montel
September 2020
  • Richards Bay rally set to continue on India, Pakistan deals
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • 3.5 Billion People Lack Reliable Power — Energy For Growth
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices pushed higher as supply cuts bite — Platts CTI
  • Prospects for the Indian coal sector in a post-COVID19 era — IEA
  • Fitch revises down 2020 thermal coal price forecast on sluggish demand
  • CFR Pakistan thermal coal price at new high on Australia, South Africa output cuts — Platts CTI
  • Weekly US coal production falls to seven-week low, all basins dip: EIA
    — S&P Global
  • Richards Bay prices steady on Indian, Pakistan demand
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Taiwan July thermal coal imports down 11% on month to 4.9Mt — Platts CTI
  • Coal remains dominant despite Paris Agreement — Mining Weekly
  • South Africa to step up imports of thermal coal from Botswana: sources
    — Platts CTI
  • Coal can reignite SA economy — Mining Weekly
  • India's Aug coal import plunges 34.9% year-on-year —
  • Vietnam Aug coal import rises 16.6% on month —
  • Pakistan's thermal coal reserves insufficient, SA deliveries to rise: sources
    — Platts CTI
  • Japanese coal imports sink as LNG competition steps up — Argus Media
  • RB prices to find support from Indian sponge iron interest — Platts CTI
  • Indian sponge iron makers return to coal market as monsoon eases
    — Platts CTI
  • South Korea's August thermal coal imports fall 14% on month to 7.4Mt
    — Platts CTI
  • Thermal coal OTC Aug traded derivatives down 24% on year: LEBA — Platts CTI
  • EU must act on growth in coal-based electricity imports: Eurelectric
    — Platts CTI
  • India’s coal import drops 35% in Aug on lower demand from power, cement players —
  • The need to dramatically scale up clean energy technologies — IEA
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices rangebound as demand falters — Platts CTI
  • South Africa's RBCT July coal exports up 24.31% y-o-y —
  • Vietnam to import 60Mt of thermal coal by 2030 —
  • Richards Bay mini-rally likely to continue on tightening supplies
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • SA export availability tightens on Med buying, India demand
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • COLUMN-China's sliding coal imports weakens one of the last bullish
    supports: Russell — Reuters
  • South African-origin thermal coal returns to Pakistan market as prices soften — Platts CTI
  • Indian demand picks up further for Australian, S. African, Indonesian
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • SA export availability tightens on Med buying, India demand
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets face mixed week on limited spot demand
    — Platts CTI
  • DMRE launches procurement process for 2 000 MW of ‘dispatchable’ power
    — Engineering News
  • Indian thermal coal buyers largely on side-lines, seaborne trades thin
    — Platts CTI
August 2020
  • Turkey's July thermal coal imports soar 43% on construction recovery
    — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices rally as sources hope for increased buying in Q4
    — Platts CTI
  • Nex fell by US$0.90/t from last week — Coalfax
  • Coronavirus continues to curtail SA thermal coal mining: sources — Platts CTI
  • RBCT thermal coal price to Pakistan spikes, cheap Australian material enters market — Platts CTI
  • South32 on track for year-end SAEC divestment
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Indian sponge iron buyers help lift RB prices — Southern African Coal Report
  • Tough times at the coal face for junior miners — Southern African Coal Report
  • India's July thermal coal imports rise on month as lockdown restrictions ease: Iman — Platts CTI
  • Pakistan thermal coal buyers switch to Australian cargoes over S African
    — Platts CTI
  • Platts FOB Colombia 6,000 kcal/kg NAR weekly price was assessed at $51.65/t, down 85 cents — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices diverge as Indian demand aids South Africa
    — Platts CTI
  • SA RBCT Jun coal exports fall 5.22% MoM —
  • Covid-19 impact on coal, energy systems still evolving, says Prevost
    — Mining Weekly
  • Teke urges power sector to usher in carbon capture, storage tech
    — Mining Weekly
  • Anglo’s July Ndlovu says coal underpins societal development — Mining Weekly
  • South African 5,500 kcal/kg NAR coal price rises on Indian sponge iron demand: sources — Platts CTI
  • South African coal industry looks toward post-coronavirus recovery
    — Platts CTI
  • Problems with water licences delay South African coal power project
    — ESI Africa
  • Covid-19 impact on coal, energy systems still evolving, says Prevost
    — Engineering News
  • South Africa's Exxaro reports jump in interim core earnings — Reuters
  • The future of South Africa’s coal industry is not what it used to be — Miningmx
  • Indonesian thermal coal trades thin; seaborne enquiries sparse — Platts CTI
  • RB prices to find support from Indian sponge iron makers
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • US 2020 coal output forecast to drop to 57-year low, EIA —
  • India Jul coal imports slump 43% year-on-year —
  • European coal prices hit hard by demand destruction in H1 2020: RWE
    — Platts CTI
  • July thermal coal traded derivatives volume down 18% on month: LEBA
    — Platts CTI
  • Newcastle HA thermal coal prices at historic low, Chinese import quota tightens — Platts CTI
  • South Africa's Exxaro boosted by record coal exports despite market pressure — Platts CTI
  • South Africa's thermal coal exports in the first half of 2020 fell 9% amid a sharp downturn in demand from the country's main customers — Petrosil
  • Pakistan PIBT July imports fall 28% on year — Southern African Coal Report
  • Community unrest hits Witbank coal railing — Southern African Coal Report
  • RB may see small recovery, but overall sentiment bearish
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • SA mining sector faces uphill recovery — Southern African Coal Report
  • Bleak H2 outlook for South Africa’s export, domestic markets
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices see little change despite supply cutbacks
    — Platts CTI
  • Russia Jan-Jul coal exports fall 4.83% —
  • Indonesia Aug coal HBA price hits fresh low —
  • China's Jul coal imports slump 20.63% on yr —
  • Coal will continue to be assessed but should remain in Glencore right now
    – Glasenberg — Mining Weekly
  • July traded thermal coal derivatives volume down 16% to 82.5Mt: globalCOAL — Platts CTI
  • S African coal sellers hopeful of price hike on Indian sponge iron demand
    — Platts CTI
  • Pakistan July cement sales surge 38% on year on favourable construction sector scheme — Platts CTI
  • Richards Bay July exports down 3% m-o-m — Southern African Coal Report
  • RB prices may get support from Oct roll over, India demand
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Anglo steadfast on South African coal spin-off — Southern African Coal Report
  • Indonesian thermal coal prices rangebound in thin trade — Platts CTI
July 2020
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets rangebound amid bearish sentiment
    — Platts CTI
  • Richards Bay recovery likely as India enquiries pick up
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Waterberg coal rail link expansion to be in place by year-end
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • SA coal mines still under force majeure risk — Southern African Coal Report
  • Latest quarters point to recovery as Wescoal reports R137m loss
    — Mining Weekly
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets maintain bleak outlook as buyers show little interest — Platts CTI
  • Indian thermal coal imports fall 48% on year amid sluggish demand
    — Platts CTI
  • RB prices to find support from rising Indian demand
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • South32 thermal coal production in FY20 falls 8% on year — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets anticipate rangebound pricing in near-term
    — Platts CTI
  • Pakistan thermal coal imports surge, new construction is a 'historic milestone' :CPEC — Platts CTI
  • 40 Ministers from around the world gather to address the world’s energy and climate challenges — IEA
  • South Africa's Eskom extends load shedding, set to have knock-on effect on coal demand — Platts CTI
  • Anglo’s plan to exit thermal coal — Fin24
  • S. Africa 5,500 kcal/kg NAR prices steady as Indian interest picks up
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • NW Europe briefly hits 3-month high, Richards Bay edges up
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Australian thermal coal production cuts ahead — Argus Media
  • India's coal import drop 30% to 48.84Mt in Apr-Jun —
  • Russia H1 coal exports slide 6.29% y-on-y —
  • IEA raises 2020 oil demand forecast but warns COVID-19 clouds outlook
  • IEA raises 2020 oil demand forecast but warns COVID-19 clouds outlook
    — Reuters
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices decline after recent price rally — Platts CTI
  • South Africa’s Eskom implements power outages — Platts CTI
  • Shift from high- to low-carbon must be systematic and just – Mantashe
    — Mining Weekly
  • INNOVATION: Singapore scientists seek power from darkness through shadow energy — Reuters
  • The Asian-Pacific Coal Market Grows Markedly for the Third Consecutive Year — IndexBox AI Platform
  • Weak export prices pressure South Africa’s inland market — IHS Markit
  • Japan to curb coal-fired power plant exports to cut CO2 emissions: METI minister — Argus Media
  • Coal production to top 8bn tons in 2020, says GlobalData — Mining Weekly
  • Eskom to seek authorisation to proceed with repurposing of four coal stations — Mining Weekly
  • Kalimantan low-cv thermal coal prices slump to multi-year low; seaborne trades thin — Platts CTI
  • Jun traded thermal coal derivatives volume up 29% on year to 108Mt: globalCOAL — Platts CTI
  • Prodeco seeks longer halt to Colombia mines: Update — Argus Media
  • Buyers in Pakistan increase thermal coal purchases from South Africa
    — Platts CTI
  • Rebuilding the energy base for real economic growth in South Africa
    — The Methanist
  • Indonesia sets Jul coal benchmark price price at lowest in 4 years — Reuters
  • CME June coal volume falls 48% on year to 20.3 million mt — Platts CTI
  • South Africa's May thermal coal exports up 65% on month at 6.57Mt
    — Platts CTI
June 2020
  • COLUMN-Coal prices slammed on slumping India imports, China fears
    — Reuters
  • Richards Bay could see support from September roll-over
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Australian thermal coal exports to remain rangebound amid bearish seaborne sentiment: report — S&P Global Platts
  • IEA Special Report on Sustainable Recovery — World Coal
  • South Africa mines limit output on weak Eskom demand, export prices
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Atlantic coal markets remain negative despite price rising on week — Platts CTI
  • Exxaro expecting higher coal export volumes, lower domestic sales
    — Mining Weekly
  • Seaborne thermal coal trade slips back to 2018 levels — Argus Media
  • Kibo Energy secures $1.2 mil funding for African coal-fired power projects
    — Platts CTI
  • S. Africa's Exxaro expects dip in H1 coal production amid subdued demand
    — Platts CTI
  • Global renewables investments hit a speed bump — S&P Global Platts
  • South Africa's Transnet resumes rail traffic on second coal line — Platts CTI
  • Indian thermal coal imports fall 50% on year on sluggish power consumption — Platts CTI
  • Menar’s Vuslat Bayoglu upbeat on South Africa’s coal sector
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Coal to continue key role in energy mix: World Coal CEO — Platts CTI
  • South Africa's Transnet resumes rail activity on coal line — Platts CTI
  • South Africa’s Transnet confirms derailment on coal line serving export terminal — Platts CTI
  • Wescoal develops SOPs, COPs for Covid, expects upcoming loss
    — Mining Weekly
  • Indian utilities May thermal coal imports surge 38.52% on month
  • Russia aims to expand coal production, perfect infrastructure to facilitate export —
  • China expected to have less than 5,000 coal mines by end 2020 —
  • Coal remains largest source of power generation despite consumption fall: BP — Platts CTI
  • India starts auction of 41 coal blocks for commercial mining — Platts CTI
  • India to end decades-old state monopoly on coal — VINACOMIN
  • Waning Indian demand snaps six-week Richards Bay rally — Platts CTI
  • Thermal coal May traded derivatives volume down 29% at 48.2Mt: LEBA
    — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices correct downward in week — Platts CTI
  • OECD warns of long, hard road ahead for global economy — Argus Media
  • Bisichi delivers consistent output from Black Wattle, withholds dividend
    — Mining Weekly
  • S Africa coal exports rebound but India clouds outlook — Argus Media
  • S Africa to implement higher level lockdown again on June 14: sources
    — Platts CTI
  • The pandemic has everyone ditching coal quicker — except Asia — Bloomberg
  • In response to ‘A Plan for Accelerating the Exit of Coal Power Globally’, Forbes — World Coal Association
  • National Australia Bank slashes thermal coal price forecasts — Platts CTI
  • Global thermal coal demand to see W-shaped recovery: bank — Platts CTI
  • South African thermal coal exports may have peaked: Anglo American
    — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal experiences upward movement, energy complex gains
    — Platts CTI
  • Seaborne thermal coal market faces 2020 supply adjustment — Argus Media
  • Poor Eskom demand opens export door for lower CV coal
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Nascent Indian demand lifts RB prices fifth straight week
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • South Africa’s coal supply cliff risks erode — Southern African Coal Report
  • S. Africa's RBCT thermal coal cargoes to Pakistan edge up amid heightened demand — Platts CTI
  • Eskom dodges question on company that got R5bn overpayment — City Press
May 2020
  • Coal supply investment still driven by price: IEA — Argus Media
  • Australia's Queensland coal shipments collapse in May — Argus Media
  • South Africa to deliver 0.5Mt to Europe in Jun, highest in a year
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Richards Bay prices extend gains; NW Europe flat at 17-yr lows
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Poor Eskom demand opens export door for lower CV coal
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Med-delivered thermal coal imports fall by half amid ongoing pandemic
    — Platts CTI
  • Vietnam’s appetite for South African coal surges — Platts CTI
  • EU coal demand to fall as imports reach 30-year low — Argus Media
  • South African coal industry faces up to 14-year low prices — Argus Media
  • Crisis-hit global power sector spend heads for 10% decline: IEA — Platts CTI
  • Japan Races to Build New Coal-Burning Power Plants, Despite the Climate Risks — NY Times
  • Unions fear big job losses as junior miners struggle
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Will the World's Biggest Carbon Capture Facility Work? — Popular Mechanics
  • Eskom must tackle the cost of its coal contracts — Fin24
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets look to Asia for support — Platts CTI
  • Mining production up in February, stats yet to show Covid-19 impact
    — Mining Weekly
  • South Africa's Eskom power load reduction initiative shows positive trend
    — Platts CTI
  • Global wind, solar growth to slow 2020 on corona crisis to 143 GW: IEA
    — Platts CTI
  • Eskom unlikely to impose force majeure on coal suppliers
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • South African utility Eskom allowed to raise tariffs — Platts CTI
  • Japan slides into recession, with forecasts of worse to come — The Jakarta Post
  • US thermal coal faces sharp declines in 2020, but a major rebound is coming in 2021 — IHS Markit
  • Asia's pandemic stimulus may slow the demise of coal — Reuters
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets remain suppressed as European prices tumble — Platts CTI
  • Vietnam’s April coal imports jump to record high — Argus Media
  • Indian cement producers raise prices despite lockdown — Argus Media
  • South Africa’s Eskom to target repairs at coal-fired power plants — Platts CTI
  • Seaborne thermal coal prices rise amid increasingly bullish sentiment
    — Platts CTI
  • Mining industry faces a new reality amid and beyond Covid-19
    — Mining Weekly
  • India lockdown extension pressures coal import outlook — Argus Media
  • Australian coal heading into loss-making territory — Argus Media
  • Covid-19 crushes global power demand and coal consumption in April
    — Argus Media
  • Med coal demand recovery slow amid COVID-19, uncertain production cuts
    — Platts CTI
  • Anglo American to exit coal operations in South Africa within the next 3 years — Platts CTI
  • Govt a step closer to easing municipalities' reliance on Eskom — fin24
  • China is virtually alone in backing Africa’s dirty coal projects — Bloomberg
  • MC Mining restarts coal production in South Africa — Platts CTI
  • The Next Normal for Oil and Gas Is Unfolding — Rigzone
  • How a R10.7bn ‘zero waste’ megaproject was buried by Limpopo’s Chinese deal — Daily Maverick
  • SA coal mines can operate at full capacity from 1 May
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • RBCT prices to steady, seek signs of Indian demand revival
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Eskom's faces hurdles in long-term CSA due to COVID-19 crisis
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • SA rebounds from 14-year lows, NW Europe weak — McCloskey Coal Report
  • South Africa March thermal coal exports down 19% at 5.75Mt — Platts CTI
  • South Africa eases lockdown rules; mining industry to benefit — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices fall to record lows across basin — Platts CTI
April 2020
  • Indian power demand down by 20% amid lockdown — Argus Blog
  • Reports of UK coal’s demise are mildly exaggerated — Argus Blog
  • Glencore's Q1 coal output drops 4% amid 'operational challenges' — Platts CTI
  • Global electricity demand set to fall 5% in 2020: IEA — Platts CTI
  • India's reliance on imported thermal coal unwavering in near-term: sources
    — Platts CTI
  • China's listed coal cos profit slide in Q1 on falling prices & sales —
  • Richards Bay coal prices lowest since 2013 — Platts CTI
  • US NAPP coal market currently 'not very pleasing' to Indian buyers: sources
    — Platts CTI
  • South Africa to reduce lockdown to Level 4, coal price recovery anticipated for 2021 — Platts CTI
  • Global demand for coal imports may decline 7% – Noble
    — Hellenic Shipping News
  • No Need for Energy Poverty — RealClearEnergy
  • Med thermal coal imports to fall heavily in 2020 amid COVID-19, cheap gas
    — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets pressured to historic low prices — Platts CTI
  • What is Lower Than Zero? COVID-19 Impacts Drive Oil Futures to the Lowest Price in History of the Industry – WTI Falls to -$37.63 Per Barrel — IHS Markit
  • Sasol cuts output as Covid-19 eats into fuels and chemicals demand
    — Mining Weekly
  • Anglo American cuts 2020 thermal coal output forecast 15% on coronavirus
    — Platts CTI
  • European power prices won't recover 'until 2022 at the earliest': Aurora
    — Platts CTI
  • Indian seaborne thermal coal imports unlikely to diminish despite excess domestic supply — Platts CTI
  • South Africa stockpiles surge on dwindling demand, prices tumble
    — IHS Markit
  • As Oil Crashes, Iron Ore’s Still Rocking — Bloomberg
  • Interactive Brokers Issues Statement on Crude Oil Contracts and Margin Loss — Business Wire
  • S. Africa’s Exxaro to challenge Eskom force majeure on coal supply agreement — Platts CTI
  • Why the next recession won't break the world's largest carbon market
    — Platts CTI
  • South32's Jan-Mar thermal coal production, sales fall on year — Platts CTI
  • Coronavirus accelerates decline of slumping coal industry — Associated Press
  • Fearful Banks Spurn Asia Commodity Traders in Credit Squeeze — Bloomberg
  • Little activity in Atlantic thermal coal markets as demand slumps — Platts CTI
  • RBCT exports slow amid demand-side cuts — Argus Media
  • March thermal coal derivatives down 23% on year at 67.5 million mt: LEBA
    — Platts CTI
  • The Indian Imperative — World Coal
  • Ending coronavirus lockdowns will be a dangerous process of trial and error
    — Platts CTI
  • Another significant fuel price drop expected for May — IOL
  • SA's extended lockdown ripples through mining industry
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Amid Large Inventory Pressure at End Users, Thermal Coal Prices Continue Moving down — CCI Daily
  • To Fight The Coronavirus, The World Returns To Fossil Fuels — Forbes
  • In oil market sunk by coronavirus, giant output cuts make ripple, not big waves — Reuters
  • India Coal Minister asks chief ministers to not import coal, source domestic fuel — Economic Times
  • We don’t need a World Bank loan — we need a Medupi write-off
    — Daily Maverick
  • India's coal ministry wants power plants to keep buying coal despite weak demand — Reuters
  • Global coal production will grow this year despite Covid-19 —
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets slump as supply and demand both greatly impacted — Platts CTI
  • South Africa’s Richards Bay Coal Terminal allows exports at reduced rate
    — Platts CTI
  • India halts 40 thermal coal units as lockdown batters demand: sources
    — Platts CTI
  • Tata Power completes sale of Cynnergi joint venture in South Africa to Exxaro — Platts CTI
  • South32 declares force majeure on South Africa coal operations — Platts CTI
  • Forty Thermal Power Units Stop Lifting Coal as Demand Sees Sharp Drop
    — ETEnergyworld
  • Hopes fade for Waterberg coal boom as few projects remain
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Coal demand eases as power usage drops in lockdown
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets reel from demand loss — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic coal markets remain depressed with supply disruptions — Platts CTI
  • More pain for Eskom as electricity demand plummets — Business Maverick
  • European thermal coal demand erodes, downside risk to South African exports — Platts CTI
  • Column: LNG's plummeting price in Asia should drag down thermal coal
    — Reuters
  • Atlantic thermal coal pressured lower by falling demand — Platts CTI
March 2020
  • Atlantic thermal coal pressured lower with weak Asian demand — Platts CTI
  • Coal power generation is booming in China and Japan — ESI Africa
  • Lockdown sparks widespread confusion in the coal industry
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • China's Fujian Guohai cancels up to 1 mil mt seaborne coal arriving in Apr
    — S&P Global
  • Mining could be enormous post-virus stabiliser – MCSA — Mining Weekly
  • COVID-19: Global coal demand to take major hit, while SA halts exports
    — POWER Technology
  • COVID-19 could give coal an unforeseen boost — World Coal
  • How will the mining industry invest over the next five years? — CRU
  • Lockdown in South Africa and suspension of coal production — World Coal
  • Anglo American sees lower 2020 South African thermal coal output on
    COVID-19 — Platts CTI
  • Global mining suspensions lead to tight supply, lends support for Atlantic thermal coal prices — Platts CTI
  • Most mining stops, but Old King Coal rolls on — Daily Maverick
  • South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal to shut amid nationwide lockdown — Platts CTI
  • COVID 19: Virus pandemic upends global coal industry — POWER Technology
  • Atlantic thermal coal finds support from supply tightness — Platts CTI
  • South32 withdraws 2020 market guidance for S Africa on nationwide lockdown — Platts CTI
  • Nationwide lockdowns add more pressure to Atlantic thermal coal markets
    — Platts CTI
  • The days the Earth stood still: Global oil markets face reckoning — IHS Markit
  • Indian coking coal imports hit by port closures — Argus Media
  • South Africa orders mines to close in 21-day virus lockdown — Bloomberg
  • India's Feb thermal coal imports rise 22% on year to 17.3Mt — Platts CTI
  • Southstone plans to sell interest in South Africa’s Kwena Group — Platts CTI
  • Coal Is Now the World’s Most Expensive Fossil Fuel — Bloomberg
  • India starts COVID-19 shutdown, with 'big hit' on coal expected — GlobalCOAL
  • Who cares if Standard Bank won’t stop funding coal mining? — Moneyweb
  • Richards Bay at 6-mth low on weak India demand, coronavirus fallout
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Eskom talks to get coal for Kusile plant drag on for 13 years — Bloomberg
  • Coal exceeds gas in Pakistan's power mix for third month: NEPRA — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets face pressure from macro environment
    — Platts CTI
  • The global economy is headed for recession: Updated IHS Markit Economic Forecast on Impact of COVID-19 — IHS Markit
  • SA off-specs differentials to API4 widen — Argus Media
  • Weaker Indian demand for South African tons — Platts CTI
  • Higher Coal India supplies to help plants cut imports — The Economic Times
  • Developing nations may lose up to 85% of oil and gas income this year: IEA, OPEC — Reuters
  • Is coal the safe haven right now? It’s outshone gold in 2020 — Stockhead
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets expect weak pricing to remain for foreseeable future — Platts CTI
  • RB prices plummet to 6-month low on ample Indian supplies
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • South Africa experiencing 'national disaster' — Platts CTI
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Coal import declines 14% in Feb — Bloomberg Quint
  • Atlantic thermal coal falls further on plummeting oil prices, coronavirus; outlook bearish — Platts CTI
  • Oil price turmoil: How Saudi Arabia’s $100bn gambit could backfire
    — Middle East Eye
  • OPEC+ crude output: Who blinks first? — Argus Media
  • Exxaro says there’s value yet in holding the rights to export coal through RBCT — MiningMX
  • South African load shedding to continue indefinitely: Eskom — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices remain steady despite the effects of coronavirus, downturn in crude oil — Platts CTI
  • Kenya presses on with coal energy despite mounting concerns — Platts CTI
  • Turkey thermal coal imports up 16% on year; South African share plummets 88%: Turkstat — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices rebound after losses, outlook still bleak — Platts CTI
  • RB prices eye fresh 5-month lows on pressure from oil crash
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices sink on Saudi-Russia oil price war, COVID-19
    — Platts CTI
  • COVID-19 a "major economic shock" for China and Asia-Pacific — Platts CTI
  • SA coal output could flatline amid underinvestment
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Moody's cuts Sasol to junk on rising debt — Company News
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices drop on macro-weakness related to coronavirus: sources — Platts CTI
  • Coal to remain key in Vietnam power expansion — World Coal
  • Which countries are planning a coal phase-out? — World Coal
  • South African thermal coal export output down 25% to 13 mil mt — Platts CTI
  • High-quality coal to remain in overall energy mix well into the future: Glencore — Platts CTI
  • Pakistan shipments 'halted on maintenance' — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices bearish on cheap gas and resold ARA coal stocks
    — Platts CTI
February 2020
  • Sasol confirms making 600 MW own-gen proposal in response to DMRE RFI
    — Engineering News
  • Global coal majors set to exit SA, lack of funding leaves junior minors 'stuck': sources — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets remain bearish as sellers look to remove oversupply — Platts CTI
  • Seaborne thermal coal prices head south as demand fades in Northern Hemisphere — Platts CTI
  • Some South African sellers offering “deeper” discounts on spot cargoes
    — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices inch up despite limited spot demand, coronavirus fears — Platts CTI
  • South African coal losing to Russian on price basis — Platts CTI
  • European thermal coal prices fall to nearly multi-year lows — Platts CTI
  • India buyers favor South African coal as prices dip — Platts CTI
  • Falling prices to bring South Africa back into favour — Platts CTI
  • Indian sponge iron buyers in search of alternatives to 'overpriced' SA coal: sources — Platts CTI
  • RB prices set to fall further as Indian demand yet to recover
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • SA coal output could flatline amid underinvestment
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Northwest Europe weak, Richards Bay trade volumes pick up
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices slide as sources discuss ARA reloads — Platts CTI
  • Indian buyers support low-CV South African coal — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets oversupplied as prices fall again — Platts CTI
  • Coal analysts questions Glencore's pledge to reduce Scope 3 emissions
    — Platts CTI
  • Eskom pricing puts domestic coal in 'direct competition' with export
    — Platts CTI
  • Tight supply, overvaluation by state utility, inflate South African coal prices
    — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices remain flat on declining prompt demand, cheap gas — Platts CTI
  • RB prices eye fresh six-week lows — Southern African Coal Report
  • Glencore provides update on its transition to low-carbon economy
    — Mining Weekly
  • Coal futures rise sharply in afternoon session — Platts CTI
  • European thermal coal price rises, players predict correction lower
    — Platts CTI
  • South32’s Seriti deal at risk if Eskom fails to renegotiate underwater Duvha coal contract — Miningmx
  • Two coal producers look to help the state with Eskom — BusinessLIVE
  • South African coal maintains strong premium — Platts CTI
  • European thermal coal prices rise as long term outlook remains bleak
    — Platts CTI
  • Rising South African thermal coal prices suggest potential change in buying: trade — Platts CTI
  • 'New wave' of junior minors enter SA export market — Platts CTI
  • RB prices likely to come under pressure this week
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • SA producers pushing more supplies into export market
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • Structurally cheaper LNG should displace coal from Japan, and broader Asia: Russell — Reuters
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices fall on gas glut, redirected LNG cargoes
    — Platts CTI
  • Bad weather and falling demand put a damper on coal exports
    — BusinessLIVE
  • CRU: how the coronavirus affects global commodity markets — World Coal
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices fall at end of week — Platts CTI
  • Transnet plans to boost the volume of coal transported by rail to Eskom
    — Mining Weekly
  • South African, Botswana coal producers outline prospects for the industry
    — Mining Weekly
  • Chinese demand key uncertainty for seaborne coal market in 2020
    — Hellenic Shipping News
  • SA market sees ‘less and less’ production due to lack of investment
    — Platts CTI
  • SA coal market continues to be premium origin — Platts CTI
  • South African coal remains premium origin in seaborne market — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal prices rise although market remains oversupplied
    — Platts CTI
  • European thermal coal prices edge upward with energy complex — Platts CTI
  • Richards Bay prices set to rise on India buying — Southern African Coal Report
  • Minister keen to get generation outside of Eskom going soonest
    — Mining Weekly
  • South African 6,000 NAR coal trades at large premium — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets remain pressured by gas, oversupply
    — Platts CTI
January 2020
  • Minerals Council calls for coal advocacy group to be established
    — Mining Weekly
  • Govt urges coal sector to step up pace in rolling out clean technologies
    — Mining Weekly
  • Investments in clean coal could save South Africa's coal sector
  • South African thermal coal mood ‘bearish’ amid production drop, rising prices — Platts CTI
  • Cheap Natural Gas Is About to Kick More Coal Out of Europe — Bloomberg
  • NW Europe falls to 7-month low, Richards Bay also down
    — McCloskey Coal Report
  • Coal futures climb, South African prices still well supported — Platts CTI
  • India’s thermal coal imports extend fall as economy slows — World Coal
  • Unprecedented Industrialization Responsible for Uptick in Coal Trading Activities — Coal Trading Market
  • RBCT looks to increase exports from junior miners in 2020 — Miningmx
  • RBCT coal exports decline again — Mining Weekly
  • Gas Exports Have a Dirty Secret: A Carbon Footprint Rivalling Coal’s
    — Bloomberg
  • India cautious over volatile South African coal — Platts CTI
  • "Overvalued" SA begins retreat — Platts CTI
  • RB prices at one-year highs, buyers eye cheaper option
    — Southern African Coal Report
  • South Africa physical keeps firm premium to futures — Platts CTI
  • FOB Richards Bay OTC drops 3% on year — Platts CTI
  • Richards Bay corrects — Platts CTI
  • Indian seaborne interest — Platts CTI
  • US Department of Energy announces funding for fossil energy research and training — World Coal
  • Arbitrage to remain open in SA — Platts CTI
  • BlackRock Inc. will cut exposure to thermal coal — Bloomberg
  • SA prices -- correction in the offing? — Platts CTI
  • Indian thermal coal buyers keep eyes peeled on arbitrage opportunities
    — Platts CTI
  • India looks to replace up to 135Mt of coal imports with domestic output: minister — S&P Global
  • SA prices ease — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic thermal coal markets relatively static amid ‘retreating’ South Africa market — Platts CTI
  • South Africa price stable even with vessel backlog — Platts CTI
  • Richards Bay discounts — Platts CTI
  • SA 'overpriced' bids continue to rally — Platts CTI
  • South African prices a key factor — Platts CTI
  • Colombia-Asia thermal coal arbitrage widens on high South African prices
    — Platts CTI
  • South Africa bids 'aggressive' once more — Platts CTI
  • Tightness heard in South Africa — Platts CTI
  • South African coal remains premium origin — Platts CTI
  • High-CV blending in India — Platts CTI
  • SA bids start to 'roof' again — Platts CTI
  • SA market relatively static — Platts CTI
  • Atlantic physical thermal coal markets quiet with slight price falls — Platts CTI
  • European thermal coal markets begins year with 'no movement': sources
    — Platts CTI


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