Links to previous press releases are below.
Indian Coal Stocks at Power Stations Rise
In the week to 15 April, total coal stocks at power stations monitored by the Indian Central Electricity Authority reached their highest level since May 2016 at 33.2 Mt, which equates to 18 days’ of supply.
Japan’s March Crude Steel Output
Japanese crude steel production in March was stable year-on-year at 9.1 Mt, according to the latest data from the Japan Iron and Steel Federation.
Turkish Steel Production Falls in March
Turkish crude steel output declined year-on-year for the sixth successive month in March, down 11.7% to 3.0 Mt, according to the Steel Producers’ Association of Turkey. Total production in the 1q19 was 14.5% below the same period last year at 8.2 Mt.
Japanese coal imports were flat year-on-year in March at 15.7 Mt, according to the country’s Ministry of Finance. At 46.3 Mt, 1q19 shipments were down 1.7% on the same quarter in 2018.