Chinese authorities are discussing ways to control the cost of energy to consumers, including by capping the price miners can sell coal. Photo: AP Chinese authorities are discussing ways to control the cost of energy to consumers, including by capping the price miners can sell coal. Photo: AP
Chinese authorities are discussing ways to control the cost of energy to consumers, including by capping the price miners can sell coal. Photo: AP
China economy

China weighs price caps on coal as supply shortage sends energy prices soaring

  • Chinese authorities are exploring ways to control surging energy costs, including by capping coal prices
  • An unusually hot start to summer and a ban on Australian coal are driving up coal prices and causing blackouts

Topic |   China economy
Chinese authorities are discussing ways to control the cost of energy to consumers, including by capping the price miners can sell coal. Photo: AP Chinese authorities are discussing ways to control the cost of energy to consumers, including by capping the price miners can sell coal. Photo: AP
Chinese authorities are discussing ways to control the cost of energy to consumers, including by capping the price miners can sell coal. Photo: AP
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