Coal imports into China for the first two months of 2021 fell nearly 40 per cent compared to a year ago, according to China customs data. Photo: Xinhua
Coal imports into China for the first two months of 2021 fell nearly 40 per cent compared to a year ago, according to China customs data. Photo: Xinhua

China coal: Australia ban continues to weigh on supply, imports down 40 per cent even as Russia moves to fill gap

  • Coal imports into China for the first two months of 2021 fell nearly 40 per cent compared to a year ago, with the ban on Australian imports now in its sixth month
  • New restrictions at Mongolian border have also slowed down coking coal deliveries, but Russia is looking to take advantage to ramp up exports of coal to China

Coal imports into China for the first two months of 2021 fell nearly 40 per cent compared to a year ago, according to China customs data. Photo: Xinhua
Coal imports into China for the first two months of 2021 fell nearly 40 per cent compared to a year ago, according to China customs data. Photo: Xinhua
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