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Coal prices falling but not because of climate-change protests

Coal prices have crumbled, but not for the reason most people might suspect, with competition from cheap gas and Chinese Government import controls doing more damage than the climate-change concerns aired at the United Nations in New York last week.

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Keep your coal away from our port - China's import controls have impacted overseas coal producers

Steel-making metallurgical coal is being buffeted by events in China, where the central government is trying to micro-manage the country's giant steel industry, which has enjoyed a bumper year thanks