Trucks carrying coal from Mongolia on route to the border with China in Khanbogd Soum in the Gobi desert. Photo: Reuters Trucks carrying coal from Mongolia on route to the border with China in Khanbogd Soum in the Gobi desert. Photo: Reuters
Trucks carrying coal from Mongolia on route to the border with China in Khanbogd Soum in the Gobi desert. Photo: Reuters
China economy

China’s ban on Australian coal causes surge in imports from Mongolia, but difficulties remain

  • Beijing’s ban on Australian coal has resulted in increasing imports from Mongolia, meaning the country could retake its position as China’s top supplier
  • But Chinese users could bear brunt of the Australian ban due to higher costs for alternatives, transport difficulties and a drop in quality

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Trucks carrying coal from Mongolia on route to the border with China in Khanbogd Soum in the Gobi desert. Photo: Reuters Trucks carrying coal from Mongolia on route to the border with China in Khanbogd Soum in the Gobi desert. Photo: Reuters
Trucks carrying coal from Mongolia on route to the border with China in Khanbogd Soum in the Gobi desert. Photo: Reuters
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