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South Korean Coal Imports Spike to All-Time High
South Korean thermal coal imports spiked to an all-time high in July amid surging overall power demand and nuclear outages.
Australia Sees Stronger Coking Coal Exports
Seaborne metallurgical coal supply chains have largely reorganised in response to Beijing's ban on Australian coal imports, paving the way for increasing Austra…
India's NTPC Plans No Coal Imports Again in 2021-22
India's biggest state-controlled power utility NTPC is not planning to seek new coal imports during the April 2021 to March 2022 financial year, given ample dom…
South Korean Coal Imports Drop in May
Competitive gas prices and coal-fired plant restrictions trimmed South Korean thermal coal imports on the year in May, although receipts from Australia are at a…
Vietnam’s May Coal Imports Decline
Vietnam's coal imports nearly halved in May from a year earlier, as a steady rise in hydropower and renewable energy output pressured coal burn.
S Korea Coal Imports Drop Amid Voluntary Restrictions
South Korean thermal coal imports fell on the year in April amid a likely drop in coal-fired generation, driven in part by voluntary restrictions on the use of …
Vietnam's Coal Imports Rebound in March
Vietnamese coal imports in March slipped for the fourth straight month from a year earlier, although they more than doubled from the previous month with the con…
Coal-Fired Power Plants
Bangladesh Scraps Nine Coal Power Plants As Overseas Finance Dries up
The rising costs of coal imports and Bangladesh’s role as chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum contributed to the decision to axe power projects, analysts say…
South Korean Coal Imports Rebound in February
South Korean thermal coal imports rose in February, supported by utility restocking and greater Australian supply.
Vietnam's Coal Imports Fall Further in February
Vietnamese coal imports slipped for a third straight month in February from a year earlier as industrial activity slowed amid the lunar new year holiday and a r…
Seaborne Thermal Coal Imports Drop by 8pc in 2020
Global demand for seaborne coal fell by around 8pc last year, according to Argus analysis of customs and shipping data for 15 of the world's biggest importers a…
Japan Coal Imports Hit 13-Month High
Japan's coal imports hit a 13-month high last month, but although coal-to-gas switching economics should support coal consumption in the first half of 2021, ret…
Pakistan Coal Imports Dip from 2020 Highs
Pakistan's January coal imports declined from highs in late 2020, while South Africa's share of the import mix dropped to a 45-month low.
German Coal Imports Fell for 6 Consecutive Years
The demand for coal in the German steel industry has fallen sharply, coupled with the continuous development of renewable energy, it is expected that in 2021.…
Morocco Relying more Heavily on Russian Coal
Morocco's reliance on Russian coal imports increased in the first 11 months of 2020, as receipts from other sources fell sharply.