Smoke billows from chimneys at a coal-fired power station in Hefei, Anhui province. Photo: Reuters Smoke billows from chimneys at a coal-fired power station in Hefei, Anhui province. Photo: Reuters
Smoke billows from chimneys at a coal-fired power station in Hefei, Anhui province. Photo: Reuters
China economy

China’s coal-price indices stop revealing surging prices as demand soars and inventories ‘fall below warning line’

  • Analysts say the trend of high coal prices shows no sign of abating in the short term, while supplies continue to dwindle in China at an alarming rate
  • Restrictions on imported coal are also ongoing, and an industry group says they are unlikely to be reversed any time soon

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Smoke billows from chimneys at a coal-fired power station in Hefei, Anhui province. Photo: Reuters Smoke billows from chimneys at a coal-fired power station in Hefei, Anhui province. Photo: Reuters
Smoke billows from chimneys at a coal-fired power station in Hefei, Anhui province. Photo: Reuters
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