China’s metallurgical coal supply is expected to remain limited in the second quarter of 2022, as coking sector’s inventories deplete and Mongolian coal suppliers face logistical hurdles, industry sources said April 13. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now As of April 8, met coal stocks held by key Chinese independent coking producers reached 11.028 million mt, down 384,000 mt, or 3.4%, on the week, latest data from Hunan-based research firm Goldtrust Futures showed. Industry analysts see relatively lower seaborne met coal shipments reaching China in Q2 than Q1 due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Mongolian imports stuck Meanwhile, some Mongolian coal shipments got stuck at Northwest Inner Mongolian land ports, as authorities flagged fluorine content in coal not in compliance with standards, resulting in several containers accumulating at the land ports of Erlian and Ganqimaodu, according to Shanxi-based information services company Fenwei. This has […]