China’s coal and lignite imports down 25.2 percent in Jan-May

Tuesday, 08 June 2021 13:37:11 (GMT+3)   |   Shanghai

In the January-May period of this year, China imported 111.166 million mt of coal and lignite, down 25.2 percent year on year, 3.6 percentage points slower compared to the year-on-year decline recorded in the first four months this year, as announced by the Chinese customs authorities on June 7.

In May alone, China imported 21.04 million mt of coal and lignite, down 4.6 percent year on year, while down 3.2 percent month on month.


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