Links to previous press releases are below.
South Korea Curbs Coal-Fired Power Output
South Korea will idle up to 28 coal-fired power units in March to curtail pollution, up from 15 plants shut in the winter, IHS reports. The country’s remaining coal operations will run at 80% of capacity.
The country imported 103.0 Mt of steam coal in 2019, down from 109.4 Mt in 2018.
Global GDP growth is projected to fall to 2.4% in 2020, with the potential for negative growth in 1q20, according to the OECD. Chinese economic growth is projected at 4.9% in 2020 (-0.8 percentage points...Read More
Indian Coal Markets 2019
Derek Langston, Head of Research at SSY, outlined the potential impact of IMO 2020 low sulphur fuel regulations on India’s coal sector at mjunction’s Indian Coal Markets conference on 16-18 September in Kolkata.
Europe Steel Markets 2019
Derek Langston from SSY Consultancy & Research presented on the prospects for the dry bulk freight market at the Europe Steel Markets 2019 conference in Amsterdam on 27 June organised by Kallanish.