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Europe's ARA coal stocks drop to six-week low of 6 mil mt
London (Platts)--25 Nov 2014 705 am EST/1205 GMT

Combined coal stocks at three delivery terminals in western Europe's Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp trading hub dropped to their lowest level in six weeks to 6 million mt, according to data collected from port sources Tuesday.
Markets feel the uncertainty over China's coal import regulations
October 27, 2014 16:05:00 EST

James O'Connell explains how the spread between the CCI 1 and the CCI8 has recently almost doubled and Chinese imports of Indonesian coal appear to be shifting, while Australian coal may find some reprieve from coming Chinese regulations.
Chinese traders seek to pass through import tax to Australian shippers
October 28, 2014 - Chinese traders paying the Asian country's new import tax on Australian cargoes of bituminous thermal coal are attempting to pass on the expense to coal shippers in Australia, resulting in severe downward pressure on FOB prices, traders said recently.
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