Chinese coal continues to slide

The import of coal to China has noted a dramatic decline in the first eight months of the year, compared to the same period last year, according to new numbers from a Chinese analyst agency.
Photo: Rotterdam Havn
Photo: Rotterdam Havn

China's coal imports continue to slide, according to the latest figures from the General Administration of Customs (GAC). From January to August this year China imported a total of 138.59 million tons of coal, a 31.3 percent decline from the same period last year. This coal import corresponds to a value of USD 8.65 billion - 45.3 percent lower than last year.

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