Also, Shenhua Group, China’s biggest coal producer, will cut 10.8% of output and reduce 33 million mt of coal compared to 2014. Other coal giants like China Coal Energy and Datong Coal Mine Group also put out production limit plans.

Chinese coal production growth, which has already lasted 14 years, ended in 2014. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, in the past year, national raw coal output was 3.87 billion mt, down 2.5% year-on-year.