China benchmark steam coal price keeps rising

Updated: 2011-06-28 14:08
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BEIJING -- China's benchmark steam coal prices hit 843 yuan ($130.29) per ton last week, up 2 yuan per metric ton week-on-week.

The benchmark price has continued to rise for 14 straight weeks, according to the Bohai-Rim Steam-Coal Price Index.

The Bohai-Rim Steam-Coal Price Index covers spot prices at six major coal shipping ports in northern China.