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China’s Coal Market – Can Beijing Tame ‘King Coal’?

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OIES paper: CL 1
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Since 2009, China has turned from a net coal exporter to a net importer, and by a large margin. In 2013, the country accounted for almost a quarter of global steam coal imports. This shift has had a tremendous impact on global trade and prices. China has become a price setter for steam coal after overtaking Japan in 2009 as the world’s biggest importer. Increasing imports have exacerbated oversupply on the domestic market and led to a dramatic fall in coal prices and revenues of coal miner...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Publisher:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Publisher's website
Publication date:
2014
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