Turkey's coking coal imports up 40 percent in January

Friday, 25 March 2016 12:02:10 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In January this year, Turkey's coking coal imports totaled 251,373 mt, rising by 40 percent compared to the same month of the previous year, according to the data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK). Meanwhile, the value of these imports was $23 million, up 11.2 percent year on year.


 
In the given month, Turkey's coking coal imports from Canada amounted to 161,297 mt, while coking coal imports from Australia totaled 80,749 mt.
 
Turkey's coking coal import sources in January this year:

 

Country

Amount (mt)

  
 

January 2016

January 2015

Y-o-y change (%)

Canada

161,297

-

-

Australia

80,749

-

-

Russia

9,327

29,121

-67.97

Turkey's main coking coal import destinations on country basis in January of the current year are presented in the chart below:


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