WTI and Brent crude have lost 3.7% and 3.6% this week and down 9.6% and 5.7% respectively year-on-year. Thermal coal, however, down only slightly by 0.25% this week and gained 42.15% year-on-year, supported by perception among traders that China’s consumption will grow on warmer temperatures and difficulties from domestic producers to boost output.To subscribe please click here