China to phase out small coke ovens by 2023 - implications for coke, coal markets

China’s top four coke producing hubs have been phasing out coke ovens smaller than 4.3 meters in height and plan to completely phase them out by the end of 2023 in accordance with the country’s push for optimization and decarbonization of the coke industry, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday September 5.

China’s northern region of Shanxi is the country’s largest coke production hub by volume and, coupled with the fourth-largest production hub of Inner Mongolia, accounts for roughly 31% of the...


Olivia Zhang

September 05, 2023

10:00 GMT