A global coal shortage has contributed to China’s power crunch. Photo: Reuters
A global coal shortage has contributed to China’s power crunch. Photo: Reuters

China steps up coal imports from Kazakhstan, South Africa and Mozambique amid supply crunch

  • China has increased purchases of coal from Kazakhstan since the start of the year as power cuts have become more frequent and coal supplies dwindle
  • A global coal supply shortage has sent prices soaring and contributed to an electricity crunch that has hammered businesses in the world’s No 2 economy

Topic |   China’s power crisis
A global coal shortage has contributed to China’s power crunch. Photo: Reuters
A global coal shortage has contributed to China’s power crunch. Photo: Reuters
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