China

China Airlines issues A350-900 leaseback RFP: sources

China Airlines has issued a request for proposals for the sale and leaseback of two Airbus A350-900s, according to two sources. The Taiwanese flag carrier has returned to the market after agreeing to sell and lease back five A330-300s earlier this month. The deadline for bids on the A350s is 1 June, and the airline is seeking an average lease ...

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China’s Dy, Tb rise on high bids, possible stockpiling

A rise in bid prices from major rare earth firms and expectations of a national stockpiling drive have pushed up China’s dysprosium and terbium prices, despite limited spot demand from the magnet sector, according to market participants. The range for 99.5pc dysprosium oxide rose to 1,850-1,870 yuan/kg ($260-262/kg) ex-works today, up from Yn1,780-1,800/kg ex-works on 15 May and from Yn1,760-1,780/kg ...

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China’s top energy firms to grow gas output despite spending cuts

The world’s top energy consumer is forecast to expand its natural gas production by 5 per cent or more in 2020 despite plans for deep spending cuts which will likely curb local oil production, they said SINGAPORE/BEIJING: China’s top energy producers will grow their natural gas output this year by twice as much as in the previous oil rout even ...

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