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Colombia coal output in Q1 down by 11pct

Coal News - Published on Fri, 25 May 2018

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Reuters reported that Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 19.6 million tonnes in the first quarter, down 11.7% from output the year before.

Energy and Mining Ministry said in a statement that in the same period last year, Colombia produced 22.2 million tonnes. In full-year 2017, the Latin American nation produced 89.4 million tonnes, slightly below 2016 when output was 90.5 million tonnes.

The biggest players in Colombia's coal industry are Drummond Co, Glencore Plc, Murray Energy Corp's Colombia Natural Resources, and Cerrejon, which is owned by BHP Billiton, Anglo American PLC and Glencore.

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Posted By : Nanda Koijam on Fri, 25 May 2018
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