Amid worsening bilateral ties, China unofficially banned Australian coal in October and again in November. Photo: Xinhua Amid worsening bilateral ties, China unofficially banned Australian coal in October and again in November. Photo: Xinhua
Amid worsening bilateral ties, China unofficially banned Australian coal in October and again in November. Photo: Xinhua
China economy

China’s ban on Australian coal drives diversification, but can it fill the gap?

  • China has begun importing coal from Colombia and South Africa, underscoring its reluctance to buy from Australia amid a diplomatic spat
  • But questions have been raised about whether China can do without Australian coal and how it will diversify its supply in the years ahead

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Amid worsening bilateral ties, China unofficially banned Australian coal in October and again in November. Photo: Xinhua Amid worsening bilateral ties, China unofficially banned Australian coal in October and again in November. Photo: Xinhua
Amid worsening bilateral ties, China unofficially banned Australian coal in October and again in November. Photo: Xinhua
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