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Vietnam April coal imports hit 2.25 million tonnes

Coal News - Published on Mon, 14 May 2018

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Platts reported that Vietnam imported 2.25 million tonnes of coal in April, up 132.5% year on year, the highest volume since August last year, according to preliminary customs data.

Indonesia remained the biggest supplier of coal in the month with 1.29 million tonnes, up 161.2% year on year. Imports from other major suppliers including Australia and Russia also surged in April.

In the first four months, Vietnam imported 5.85 million tonnes of coal, up 27.9% year on year, mostly from Indonesia, Australia and Russia.

The country also exported 156,405 mt of coal in April, up 34.4% year on year, mainly to South Korea and Japan.

It shipped out 735,623 million tonnes of coal during January-April, 42.3% higher year on year, mainly to Japan and South Korea.

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Posted By : Nanda Koijam on Mon, 14 May 2018
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