China power sector under pressure after third straight annual drop in coal output

Published 13:16 on January 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:17 on January 20, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, China  /  No Comments

Chinese coal production fell 9.4% last year, dropping for a third straight year and pushing up prices, thereby making life hard for coal-fired power generators that are also facing impending environmental regulations such as the launch of a national cap-and-trade programme.

Chinese coal production fell 9.4% last year, dropping for a third straight year and pushing up prices, thereby making life hard for coal-fired power generators that are also facing impending environmental regulations such as the launch of a national cap-and-trade programme.

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