Since 2012, affected by factors such as declining market demand, lagging transformation and upgrading of the coal industry, and heavy tax burden and historical burden, the coal industry has experienced structural overcapacity, falling prices, corporate losses and other problems, which have made it more difficult to operate. In order to promote the smooth operation and sustainable and healthy development of the coal industry, with the consent of the State Council, the following opinions are hereby proposed:
The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released a mid-term report on the coal market, which pointed out that due to the low exchange rate of the Australian currency in the next five years, China's coal demand for Australia is expected to increase.
To the industrial and information management departments of various provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the central government, cities specifically designated in the state plan, and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps:
In accordance with the deployment and requirements of the State Council, the National Development and Reform Commission has repeatedly solicited opinions and suggestions from relevant departments, industry associations, enterprises, and financial institutions, actively promoting relevant research and document drafting work. Approved by the State Council, the "Guiding Opinions of the State Council on Promoting International Production Capacity and Equipment Manufacturing Cooperation" is released to the public, including 7 parts and 41 articles.
In order to stop illegal and irregular construction and production in coal mines, regulate supply order, promote market supply and demand balance, and lift the coal industry out of difficulties, in accordance with relevant laws and regulations and the spirit of the "Several Opinions of the State Council on Promoting Fair Competition and Maintaining Normal Market Order" and other documents, the National Development and Reform Commission, the National Energy Administration, and the National Coal Mine Safety Supervision Administration recently jointly issued a notice requesting the implementation of relevant governance measures for illegal and irregular coal mines. This mainly includes comprehensive verification of coal mine construction and production, prevention of coal procurement risks in illegal and irregular coal mines, cautious handling of coal transportation in illegal and irregular coal mines, and strengthening supervision and inspection.