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How much coal does China produce?
China produced nearly four times as much coal as the second largest producer, the United States, which had a 12% share of global production. China has accounted for 69% of the 3.2 billion ton increase in global coal production over the past 10 years. The top 10 coal-consuming countries consumed 85% of the world’s coal in 2012.
Where did China鈥檚 September imports of coal come from?
Initial trade data showed China鈥檚 imports of coal surged by 76% from a year ago in September to 32.9 million tons. New customs data out late Tuesday showed that much of the coal came from Russia and Indonesia 鈥?not Australia.
What is the future of coal imports in China?
Imports of Coal in China is expected to be 1781044.93 USD THO by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the China Imports of Coal is projected to trend around 1781042.67 USD THO in 2023, according to our econometric models.
Why is China ramping up coal imports from Russia?
BEIJING 鈥?As China tries to resolve its power shortage, the country is also ramping up its coal imports 鈥?bringing in three times as much coal from Russia compared to last year, China customs data show.