China’s grain hunting to continue amid growing uncertainty: analysts

China is expected to continue buying grains at a faster-than-expected pace in the coming months as the country looks to meet its internal demand and ensure stable domestic reserves in the backdrop of uncertain market factors like food supply scare and trade tensions, according to analysts. China’s...

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India: Coal imports rise 12% to 19 MT in September on improved consumption

India’s coal import rose 11.6 per cent to 19.04 million tonnes in September on account of a recovery in consumption by thermal power plants and other industries as also helped by competitive prices in international markets. The country imported 17.06 million tonnes (MT) of coal in September 2019,...

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Analysis: China’s import halt of Australian met coal could come at a cost to Chinese steelmakers

Seaborne metallurgical coal prices have fallen sharply since China moved to temporarily halt Australian coal imports in early October as the implied surplus weighing on the global market in the fourth quarter is priced in. Chinese steelmakers have been obliged to quickly seek alternative supply, and some are trying to resell their cargoes. However, the …

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