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CNCA head calls for production cuts to boost China's ailing coal sector
Singapore (Platts)--25 Jul 2014 743 am EDT/1143 GMT

China's local governments in coal-rich provinces should try to reduce coal production by at least 10% during the second half of this year as an oversupplied market has led prices to tumble to multi-year lows, the head of China National Coal Association said Thursday.
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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