South Korean Coal Imports Rise in February
South Korea imported 12.3 Mt of coal in February, up by 3.0 Mt year-on-year as both steam and coking coal shipments increased, according to the Tex Report. Steam coal imports (incl. anthracite) rose by 2.3 Mt to 9.8 Mt, while coking coal shipments were up by 0.7 Mt at 2.5 Mt. At 25.7 Mt, imports of coal types in January-February were up by 4.5 Mt on the same period last year.