BLACK CHINA BLOG >> Petcoke


For the last several months, the petroleum coke (petcoke) market has been on tenterhooks.   A law released in China last September and coming into force on January 1 banned the production, sale or burning of “unqualified” petcoke.   The punishment laid out in the new law called for the petcoke cargo to be confiscated […]

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It was only 2 weeks ago everyone at TMS was getting excited about the news that something was happening on March 1.   According to one rumour, China would be banning high sulphur petcoke imports from this date. We tried to make it clear at that time that March 1 was nothing more than the […]

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I have now been able to confirm the source and substance of the rumours doing the rounds at TMS today. The feature image shows a document that someone gave me tonight.   Although it is in Chinese, have a close look at the last line, item 67.   The important things on this line that […]

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The first week of the new year has brought with it no new hard information on China’s standing with petroleum coke. In the absence of hard news, soft news still seems to indicate where we are heading. China introduced a new law about 4 months ago banning the sale or burning of “unqualified” petcoke.  It […]

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In case you were wondering what’s happening with the new law on petcoke, we can report there is little in hard fact at the moment.   Rumours abound, and as usual the rumours would have you believe completely different scenarios. According to a rumour at the start of the week, consumers of high sulphur petcoke […]

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Rumours are circulating around the China petcoke market this week.   According to the rumours, China will make some important announcements tomorrow – Thursday December 10. AZ China understands that the announcement tomorrow will be a new definition of “unqualified petcoke”.   Regular readers will know that back in September China issued a new law […]

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