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China's ban on Australian coal forces trade flows to realign: Russell

12 Jan 2021

Australia,: China's effective ban on imports of Australian coal is forcing a realignment of flows between the world's two biggest importers and two largest exporters.
 
Indonesia and Australia dominate the global seaborne coal trade, with the Southeast Asian nation tops in thermal coal, used mainly in power plants, while Australia is the biggest shipper of coking coal, used to make steel, and the number two in thermal coal.
 
China is the world's biggest coal importer, while India ranks second.
 
Source : https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/coal