Coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg Coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
Coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg

Ships continue to transport coal to China, despite ban on Australian imports

  • The traders are likely motivated by hope and money, as the cost of the cargoes – even with fees slapped on for failure to unload – is far less than domestic prices
  • China is also considering accepting cargoes that arrived before the ban, boosting optimism restrictions could ease

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg Coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
Coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
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