Chinese Coal Imports Breakdown
Of the 17.8 Mt of coal China imported in January, 7.3 Mt was sourced from Australia, up 3.0 Mt year-on-year and a five-month high, customs data show. There was also strong annual growth, of 1.6 Mt, in Chinese imports of Indonesian coal. The majority of the 7.1 Mt of lignite China imported in January, up 3.0 Mt year-on-year, will also have come from Indonesia. Coal imports from Russia rose by 0.4 Mt in January to 1.8 Mt.