Thousands of heavy-duty trucks loaded with coal make their way along the sole road through the Gobi desert in Mongolia to the Chinese border. Photo: Reuters Thousands of heavy-duty trucks loaded with coal make their way along the sole road through the Gobi desert in Mongolia to the Chinese border. Photo: Reuters
Thousands of heavy-duty trucks loaded with coal make their way along the sole road through the Gobi desert in Mongolia to the Chinese border. Photo: Reuters

China’s coal imports from Russia, Mongolia surge after North Korea ban

Imports from Russia jumped 36 per cent in 2017, while those from Mongolian rose 27 per cent – but Australia remains China’s biggest coal supplier

Topic |   North Korea sanctions
Thousands of heavy-duty trucks loaded with coal make their way along the sole road through the Gobi desert in Mongolia to the Chinese border. Photo: Reuters Thousands of heavy-duty trucks loaded with coal make their way along the sole road through the Gobi desert in Mongolia to the Chinese border. Photo: Reuters
Thousands of heavy-duty trucks loaded with coal make their way along the sole road through the Gobi desert in Mongolia to the Chinese border. Photo: Reuters
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