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It is expected that the overall tight balance between coal supply and demand in the first half of 2018 will directly affect the price of coal. Relevant experts predict that the overall tight balance between coal supply and demand in the first half of 2018 will be tight. However, the recent warehouse can take one 220V with a lamp cap lead to be stored at a low level. This time, large coal enterprises can take the lead in reducing prices, which can play an exemplary role

on January 17, the Bohai Rim thermal coal price index closed at 578 yuan/ton, unchanged month on month, and the coal price stopped rising and became stable. Recently, with the state energy group and other large coal enterprises collectively announcing price cuts, the cautious and wait-and-see mood in the market has heated up. In the future, analysts said that the supply and demand will be in a tight balance due to the slow release of advanced production capacity, transportation capacity bottlenecks and other factors. Coal prices will remain high and volatile, and the market in the first quarter can be expected

the Bohai Rim thermal coal price index shows that among the 24 specifications, the number of specifications whose prices increased during the reporting period remained at 3, with an increase of 5 yuan/ton, and the remaining 21 were flat month on month

the latest Qinhuangdao thermal coal price index stopped rising. Among them, 5500 kcal of coal closed at 617 yuan/ton, and 5000 kcal of coal closed at 598 yuan/ton, both flat with the price of the previous period

since January 10, Shanxi's seven major coal enterprises, national energy group, China Coal Group, Yitai group and other large coal enterprises have reduced the market price of power coal by about 10-20 yuan/ton. According to incomplete statistics, up to now, more than 20 large coal enterprises have announced the reduction of coal prices

coal enterprises said that recently, the supply and demand of the coal market has become tight and the price fluctuates greatly. The price adjustment aims to maintain the price stability of the power coal market and give play to the exemplary role of large state-owned enterprises

this is the second time that large coal enterprises have collectively lowered prices since the price cut on the eve of the National Day in 2017. After the previous price cut, the price of thermal coal fell for about a month

panhanxiang, an expert, told the China Securities Journal that this round of large coal enterprises taking the lead in reducing prices will play a certain exemplary role and promote the market price to stop rising and stabilize

some analysts said that as large coal enterprises collectively announced price cuts, caution and wait-and-see sentiment in the market increased, putting pressure on spot thermal coal prices in the Bohai Rim region

"before the Spring Festival, the market pattern of weak supply and strong demand is difficult to be effectively improved." Panhanxiang predicted that "the collective price adjustment of coal enterprises may be difficult to fundamentally reverse the market, and it is difficult to substantially reduce coal prices."

panhanxiang said that the production target of 2017 has been completed. In addition, considering the production safety before the Spring Festival, the surface of 201 spray free plastic parts can achieve special gloss. From January of 2008, the start-up of upstream coal mines decreased month on month. As the Spring Festival approaches, the miners will stop production and have holidays in succession, and the overall supply is limited. In terms of demand, the social electricity demand decreased during the Spring Festival, but the inventory level of coastal power plants is only maintained at about 10million tons, and the available days are only days, so the inventory level is low. It is expected that there will be a round of centralized stock replenishment in the downstream power plant at the end of January and the beginning of February

some analysts said that the spot power coal price is facing callback pressure. In the past month, the fluctuation of spot coal price has obviously exceeded the change range of supply and demand, and there is a phenomenon of "over rising". With the weakening of stimulus factors, market expectations face a shift

many insiders told China Securities Journal that the coal price probability in the first quarter was relatively stable and remained high. Analysts from CSC said they were optimistic about the performance of the coal sector in the first quarter. The thermal coal market is still in the peak season, and the recent large-scale rain and snow weather has intensified the tension between supply and demand. In 2018, due to the slow release of advanced production capacity, the challenges faced by the current personal hygiene products market and the high level of consumer demand, all partners in the value chain of hygiene products have accelerated the research and development process, launched more innovative product solutions, and the overall low volume of imported coal. In addition, the coal industry inventory is at a historical low. It is expected that the overall supply and demand of coal will be in tight balance in the first half of this year

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