CHINA'S COAL IMPORTS UP 10%
PLATTS - China imported 146 million mt of coal and lignite in the first half of 2018, up 9.9% from the previous year and a three-year high, according to preliminary data released Friday by the General Administration of Customs.
In June China imported 25.5 million mt of coal, up 17.9% on the year and 14% on the month from 22.3 million mt in May, the data showed.
This rebound in coal demand is underpinned by tight supply stemming from ongoing safety and environmental checks…
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