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Peabody Energy signs JV deal to supply coal to China's Shenhua

  • Peabody Energy (BTU +0.7%) and China's Shenhua Group, China's largest coal company and the world's top coal distributor, agree to form a joint venture to supply Shenhua with coal.
  • The 50/50 JV, Sino-Pacific Coal Trading, is expected to begin operating in 2014, sourcing coal from key global supply basins to provide Shenhua with thermal coal for its Chinese generating subsidiaries.
  • BTU says the venture represents a significant milestone in its Asia growth strategy.
Comments (2)
  • Hubert Biagi
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    Yep, if you make it too hard to burn coal in the US, guess what? The coal will get burned in China, under much lower standards for emissions. Gee, and I thought we were all breathing the same atmosphere?!
    18 Dec 2013, 11:01 AM Reply Like
  • Nasir Khan
    , contributor
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    Indeed a step in the right direction by Peabody energy. This stock will be a shining star in 2014 and future years. There is tremendous export potential in Asia.
    19 Dec 2013, 07:31 AM Reply Like
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