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China coal imports up 31%

Article-China coal imports up 31%

China coal imports up 31%

Beijing: China coal imports reach  164.83m tons in 2010, up 30.99% year on year and coal exports drop 15.03%, reported by a local media.
The National Development and Reform Commission said Indonesia was the largest coal exporter to China, followed by Australia, Vietnam, Mongolia and Russia. The five accounted for 84% of the nation's coal imports.
Coal net imports stood at 145.8m tons in 2010, up 29% from the last year. [28/01/11]

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