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Analyzing the Coal Industry in China 2016

Analyzing the Coal Industry in China 2016

In 2014, China was the biggest consumer as well as producer of coal globally. China is the third biggest country of coal resources in the world, behind Russia and the US, and its annual coal output and consumption rank number one in the world. Coal industry is the basic industry in China and it plays an important role in the construction of the Chinese economy and the development of the society. Nearly 75% of China's electricity production was derived from coal in 2014.

The Chinese coal industry has kept good development trends in recent years. The coal market is in great increase, the annual output result a record-breaking. But there are still many places where the demands exceeding supply. If Chinese national economy keeps the rapid development trends as the present, there will be great increase of coal output, sales and exports in the coming several years. However, coal’s environmental legacy plagues the country’s industry as China continues to face international pressure to deal with the environmental problems emerging from its abundant coal industry.

Aruvian Research’s report – Analyzing the Coal Industry in China – is a comprehensive coverage of the industry and it brings with it the following coverage points:

  • Overview of the Basics of the Chinese Coal Industry
  • A Brief Profile of Ongoing Consolidation in the Worldwide Coal Industry
  • The Economic Growth in China and How its Fueling the Coal Industry
  • Coal Supply/Demand Scenario in China
  • An Industry-wise Analysis of Coal Usage and Demand
  • Infrastructure Challenges faced by the Industry
  • Increasing Coal Export by China & the Impact on the Overall Asia Pacific Coal Trade Cycle
  • Environmental Problems from Coal & the Steps China is Taking to Solve such Issues
  • The Emergence of Coal Bed Methane in China
  • An In-depth Profile of China’s Coal Mining Equipment Market
  • A Complete Comparison between China’s and India’s Coal Industries
A Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis of the entire Chinese Energy Industry and an analysis of the same in a PEST Framework completes this research report on the Coal Industry in China. An analysis of the major market players in the Chinese coal industry boosts the strategic importance of this report.


A. Executive Summary
B. Understanding Coal
B.1 Coal Basics
B.2 Coal as a Fuel – Historical Perspective
B.3 Composition of Coal
B.4 Types of Coal
B.4.1 Anthracite
B.4.2 Lignite
B.4.3 Bituminous
B.4.4 Sub-Bituminous
B.5 Coal Fuel - The Environmental Fallout
B.6 Coal Burn Residue Management
C. Consolidation in the Global Coal Industry
D. Economic Growth & Energy Consumption in China
E. Overview of the Energy Industry in China
F. Introduction to the Coal Market in China
F.1 Market Overview
F.2 Coal Resources
F.3 Coal Consumption in China
F.4 Coal Production in China
F.5 Coal Extraction Methods Used in China
F.6 Prediction of Coal Demand
F.6.1 Power & Heat Generation
F.6.2 Metallurgical Industry
F.6.3 Chemical Industry
F.6.4 Building Material Industry
F.6.5 Other Industries
F.7 Infrastructure Challenges Facing the Industry
F.8 Coal Contract & Spot Prices
F.9 Coal Export/Import
G. Analyzing the Coal Supply Capacity
H. China’s Coal Exports Impacting Asia Pacific Coal Trade
H.1 Introduction
H.2 Impact on Competing Countries
H.3 Sustainability of Coal Exports
H.4 Summary
I. Pollution from Coal in China
I.1 Emissions from Coal Burning
I.2 Health Hazards & Pollution
I.2.1 Acid Rain
I.2.2 Global Warming
I.3 China Addresses SO2 Emission Problems
I.3.1 Usage of Command & Control Measures
I.3.2 Emissions Trading
I.3.3 Taiyuan Pilot Projects
I.4 China Addresses CO2 Emission Problems
I.4.1 China’s Active Involvement in CDM
I.4.2 Steps Taken in Beijing
I.4.3 Challenges & Issues
J. Reforms in the Chinese Coal Industry
K. Coal Bed Methane in China
K.1 What is Coal Bed Methane?
K.2 China’s Investment in CBM
K.3 Abundance of CBM Deposits
K.4 Safety Issues
K.5 Environmental Issues
K.6 Pressure from the International Community
K.7 Commercializing CBM
K.8 Government Policies Favoring CBM
K.9 Future Barriers to Overcome
K.10 Industry Forecast
L. China’s Coal Mining Equipment Market
L.1 Market Overview
L.2 Industry Trends
L.3 Prospects Present in the Market
L.4 Competition in the Industry
L.5 Availability of End Users
L.6 Entry Barriers for New Players
M. Looking at Coal Mining Safety
M.1 Introduction
M.2 Lack of Accurate Information Reporting
M.3 Characteristics of Chinese Coal Mining
M.4 Lack of Workers’ Rights
M.5 Lack of Government Reforms
M.6 Future Solutions
N. Comparing India & China’s Coal Industries
O. China Energy Industry - PEST Framework Analysis
O.1 Political Features
O.2 Economic Features
O.3 Social Features
O.4 Technological Features
P. China Coal Industry in Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis
P.1 Introduction
P.2 Bargaining Power of Buyer
P.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
P.4 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
P.5 Threat of New Entrants
P.6 Threat of Industry Substitution
Q. Major Market Players
Q.1 China Shenhua Energy Company Ltd
Q.1.1 Corporate Profile
Q.1.2 Business Segment Analysis
Q.1.3 Financial Analysis
Q.1.4 SWOT Analysis
Q.2 China Coal Energy Company Ltd
Q.2.1 Corporate Profile
Q.2.2 Business Segment Analysis
Q.2.3 Financial Analysis
Q.3 Datong Coal Mining Group
Q.3.1 Corporate Profile
Q.3.2 Business Segment Analysis
Q.3.3 Financial Analysis
Q.4 Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited
Q.4.1 Corporate Profile
Q.4.2 Business Segment Analysis
Q.4.3 Financial Analysis
Q.5 Shanxi Coking Coal Group
Q.6 China National Coal Group
Q.7 Huainan Mining Group
Q.8 Pingdingshan Coal Group
Q.9 Kailuan Group
Q.10 Yangquan Coal Industry Group
R. Appendix
S. Glossary of Terms
List of Figures
Figure 1: Timeline of Coal History
Figure 2: China's Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Total Energy Consumption (in Million Tons), 1990-2014
Figure 3: Relationship between Economic Growth, Energy Consumption & Carbon Dioxide Emissions, 1990-2014
Figure 4: Relationship between Foreign Trade & Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Figure 5: Total Energy Consumption in China by Fuel Type (%), 2012
Figure 6: Global Coal Consumption by Region (by quadrillion Btu), 1980-2040
Figure 7: Coal Supply & Demand in China (in Billion Short Tons), 2000-2013
Figure 8: Import Shares in Asian Steaming Coal Markets (Historical Data)
Figure 9: Export Volumes to Asian Steaming Coal Markets (Historical Data)
Figure 10: Chinese and US Carbon Dioxide Emission Comparisons, 1980-2025
Figure 11: Project Approval Procedures
Figure 12: Coal Industry in China: Porter's Five Forces Framework Analysis
Figure 13: Bargaining Power of Buyers in the Chinese Coal Industry
Figure 14: Bargaining Power of Suppliers in the Chinese Coal Industry
Figure 15: Competitive Rivalry in the Chinese Coal Industry
Figure 16: Threat of New Entrants to the Chinese Coal Industry
Figure 17: Threat of Industry Substitution in the Chinese Coal Industry
Figure 18: China Shenhua Energy Company Limited Revenues & Profitability (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 19: China Coal Energy Company Limited Revenues & Profitability (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 20: Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited Revenues & Profitability (in USD Million), 2009-2013
List of Tables
Table 1: Global Coal Acquisition History Primary Acquisitions
Table 2: United States Coal Production 15 Year Production Contrast
Table 3: Pollutants Emitted from the Combustion of Natural Gas, Oil & Coal
Table 4: Key Financials of China Shenhua Energy Company Limited (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Table 5: Key Financials of China Coal Energy Company Limited (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Table 6: Key Financials of Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Table 7: Coal's Environmental Legacy
Table 8: Electricity Price Adjustments in China

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