Live since 1998, is the most popular website for information on China's coal industry. It collects and publishes first-hand coal prices; it provides updates and insights to current markets and beyond from our in-house editors; it also hosts the most comprehensive and exclusive industrial database* throughout China. is subscribed to by most international players interested in coal markets of China. is established and operated by Fenwei Energy Information Services, a coal consulting company registered in P.R. China.

*All data sources are either gathered by our editorial staff or licensed by third party data agencies.

About Fenwei Energy Information Services

Fenwei Energy Information Services (Fenwei) is China's premier independent services provider in the coal industry. Its areas of expertise range from consulting, analytics, technical solutions and benchmarks, etc. Fenwei has been helping major overseas companies set foot in China for more than 15 years and has developed long-term partnerships with many clients thereafter, and is renowned for its ability to gaze into the niche and opaque Chinese coal space with internationally accepted perspectives and conducts. With more than 100 industrial veterans, Fenwei adopts established methodologies, tools, and 'know-hows' for its works.


Price Index

Fenwei CCI Index series have been the most watched Chinese coal price index by market participants globally since its debut in 2012. It combines Fenwei's years of accumulation with quicker catch of market information, supported by long-tested yet adaptable methodologies. The index series are compiled by our team of professionals based traded prices of over 65% of the daily transactions at main transfer centers. They are used to guide domestic and import transactions on thermal and coking coal. Many traders have already used the Fenwei CCI index for pricing and negotiation purposes. We believe the index series will continue contributing to market transparency and risk minimization.


Want to find comprehensive and meaningful data to support your viewpoints in decision-making and market analysis? You have come to the right place – Fenwei Database, which has gone beyond data gathering to a complete and integrated data system after years of devoted efforts:

1. Supplement, amend and expand existing datasets with data from multiple sources;
2. Systematically collect data on coal mines, cost, coal quality and others previously not integrated into the database;
3. Identify and connect various datasets to an integrated network.

With such efforts, we now have over 100,000 datasets stored in the Fenwei Database and it is still expanding. You will be able to use the database to generate numerous advanced applications and forecast models.


Completed upgrading of, providing customized and self-purchase services big data-based automatic optimization and delivery. Officially launched the online service system for automatic coal blending and hot strength forecast. Invention patent – compact type briquette density measurement instrument. Provided resources optimization and cost reduction services for Liheng Iron and Steel, Wangzhuang Coking Plant and Gujiao No. 2 Coking Plant. Made a breakthrough in research on sulfur transformation during coke-making of different coal varieties and built a forecast model of sulfur transformation.


Fenwei CCI Index was widely used by large enterprises and organizations such as Shenhua Group, CHALCO and the Mongolian government Built a comprehensive Chinese coal industry database for Taiyuan University of Technology was awarded the Most Influential Coal and Coke Industry Portal by the CECA Sold over 10,000 tonnes of foundry coke from Limin Coking Plant through MPP platform with prices 20 yuan/t higher than the market price


Jointly applied for the major scientific research project of Refined Intelligent Coal Blending System Development and Project Demonstration with Taiyuan Iron and Steel Group, Institute of Coal Chemistry of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Taiyuan University of Technology, and obtained RMB 15.9 million of special fund.