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S.Korea’s March coal imports rise 23% y/y

PUBLISHED: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 08:32:48 GMT

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SEOUL, April 15 (Reuters) – South Korea’s March coal imports jumped 23% from a year earlier to 10.54 million tonnes, customs data showed on Thursday. Total coal imports are composed of steam coal for power generation and coking coal for steel production. Details of total imports in March are as follows: (In tonnes/ in $/T) March 2021 March 2020 Australia 4,861,085/ $102.60 3,240,928/ $102.40 Indonesia 2,142,047/ $ 60.07 2,175,514/ $ 56.53 Russia 1,809,062/ $ 84.70 1,487,452/ $ 86.92 Canada 1,248,560/ $ 89.92 1,095,141/ $ 96.48 Colombia 167,120/ $ 89.08 73,062/ $ 79.22 United States 161,858/ $101.74 383,011/ $124.72 Denmark 152,289/ $ 81.38 – India 85,948/ $ 64.96 – China 68,432/ $120.32 118,702/ $132.42 TOTAL 10,696,401/ $ 88.86 8,573,809/ $ 88.53 Details of South Korea’s coal imports in January-March are as follows: (in tonnes/ in $/T) Jan-Mar 2021 Jan-Mar 2020 Australia 13,978,730/ $ 89.20 11,480,544/ $ 93.53 Indonesia 4,884,319/ $ 57.32 6,657,426/ $ 58.42 Russia 4,362,623/ $ 78.66 3,985,723/ $ 86.90 Canada 2,367,103/ $ 90.50 3,051,712/ $104.04 United States 523,450/ $ 88.73 1,056,523/ $111.66 Colombia 167,120/ $ 89.08 461,684/ $ 76.66 Mozambique 163,779/ $121.16 168,712/ $134.34 Denmark 152,289/ $ 81.38 – India 85,948/ $ 64.96 – China 80,250/ $123.78 217,301/ $132.94 New Zealand 66,806/ $ 92.21 – South Africa – 155,583/ $ 69.63 TOTAL 26,832,417/ $ 81.97 27,235,207/ $ 86.01 (Reporting by Joori Roh Editing by David Goodman )

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