ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

China weighs coal market intervention as power crunch heads into winter

Options include cutting profit margins to ease strain on economic growth

A coal-fired heating complex in Harbin in northern China. The country relies on coal to meet much of its heating needs in the winter.   © Reuters

BEIJING/TOKYO -- The Chinese government has laid out tools to tamp down skyrocketing coal prices that have choked electric power supplies and hurt the broader economy.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more