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Weeather more than rail issues likely cause of soft US OTC prices: analyst
Houston (Platts)--30 Jul 2014 632 pm EDT/2232 GMT

Mild summer weather, not rail problems, is the biggest reason for softness in the US over-the-counter coal market, Ted O'Brien, an analyst with Doyle Trading Consultants said Wednesday.
Aggressive Chinese bidding saps CFR China thermal coal prices; CIF ARA prices slump under pressure
June 12, 2014 09:45:00 EST

James O'Connell assesses CIF ARA coal swaps, examines how benchmark Newcastle thermal coal inched closer to $70/mt and analyzes CCI 1 and CCI 8 with Chinese buyers getting more aggressive when it comes down to price negotiations.
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