Coal inventories at the Bohai Sea ports declined by 0.8% w-o-w to 13.6m tonnes as of 18 September but still were 46.8% higher y-o-y. This includes coal stocks at China’s largest coal hub, Qinhuangdao Port, which decreased to 5.4m tonnes, down 3.4% w-o-w. Despite the fall in this week’s stock levels, inventories at Qinhuangdao still remain 98.2% higher y-o-y.
Coal stocks at Jingtang port increased to 3.2m tonnes, up 2.2% w-o-w and up 44.1% y-o-y. Inventories at Caofeidian Port also increased to 3.1m tonnes, up 0.3% w-o-w and up 76.6% y-o-y. Stocks at Huanhhua Port increased to 1.6m tonnes, up 1.9% w-o-w and up 15.8% y-o-y.
More data on inventories available in our inventories section