July 31st, looking for coal network announced the acquisition of $10 million A round of financing, which is the largest electricity supplier in the field of coal so far the largest amount of venture capital.
in fact, since this year, the central enterprises, private enterprises and local governments, all capital have increased the coal electricity, coal industry seems to stand in the "Internet plus" on the air, ready to take off". In stark contrast, the entire coal industry is still bleak, oversupply severe.
July 30th, the economic operation of the national development and Reform Commission Regulation Bureau deputy director Lu Junling introduced in the national development and Reform Commission held a media briefing, the first 6 months of this year, the national scale coal enterprises realized profits of 20 billion 50 million yuan, only for the same period in 2012 10.5%, the losses of large and medium-sized enterprises reached 48 billion 410 million yuan, the loss of coal enterprises has reached more than 70%.
, anxunsi can China source research director Li Li told the "daily economic news" interview with reporters, the coal electricity supplier can not change the industry supply and demand, and the overall industry thinking particularly conservative, the coal business platform to subvert the market is very difficult.
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company A round of financing mainly by Temasek group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cheung peak Klc Holdings Ltd investment, and there are several venture capital with investment. Financing funds will be used to promote the promotion of coal, and continue to subsidize users". Looking for coal network Cui CEO in an interview with the daily economic news reporter, said.
in fact, as a coal electricity supplier platform, looking for coal network officially listed in June 10th of this year, on-line soon to get 30 million yuan pre-A round of financing, and then announced that it will spend $5 million to subsidize users.
capital looking for coal network is just a microcosm of the development of coal electricity supplier in recent years. Since 2013, the Shenhua Group, China Coal Group as the representative of the industry giants have layout online trading platform, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Qinhuangdao, Shaanxi and other regional coal trading center also have increased the coal electricity trading.
this year, the development of coal electricity supplier has accelerated trend. In March, coking coal futures listed on the Dalian commodity exchange; in May, China Coal Group coal business platform self-developed officially launched and launched operations; in June, Huaibei mining and Shanghai Steel Union to enter the coal business.
according to treasure island analyst Dai Bing said that at present, the coal electricity trading platform was divided into three types, one is a large coal enterprises rely on their own enterprises to build business platform; the two is set up around the regional coal trading center (Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi coal trading center); three is an investment company for the third party trading platform the formation of the background (coal prospecting net, East coal trading center).
in the capital to help the coal business at the same time, the national policy will continue to overweight coal business platform. May 2014, the national development and Reform Commission issued the "in-depth guidance on the construction of coal trading market system,"