S.Korea’s August coal imports up 2.7

 

SEOUL, Sept 15 (Reuters) - South Korea's coal imports rose
2.7 percent in August from the same month a year earlier, custom
data showed on Tuesday.
    The total coal imports are composed of steam coal for power
generation and coking coal for steel production.
    Details of the total imports in August are as follows: 
    (in tonnes/ in $/T)
    
                                  Aug 2015              Aug 2014
    Australia           4,290,101/ $73.39     3,926,158/ $96.47
    Indonesia           2,248,892/ $50.42     2,324,710/ $66.08
    Russia              1,895,877/ $65.00     1,535,442/ $83.69
    Canada                927,612/ $76.40     1,341,105/ $112.40
    U.S.                  271,638/ $111.34      333,301/ $130.79
    China                 124,988/ $91.19       78,808/ $110.10
    Trinidad Tobago        31,624/ $119.81                     -
    Colombia                1,119/ $234.14                     -
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    TOTAL               9,791,851/ $68.22     9,539,525/ $90.56
    
    Details of the January to August imports are as follows:
    (in tonnes/ in $/T)
                             Jan-Aug 2015           Jan-Aug 2014
    Australia         35,881,132/ $82.35    33,633,683/ $102.34
    Indonesia         20,461,995/ $55.08    23,116,563/ $67.73
    Russia            13,718,035/ $73.73    10,110,092/ $89.49
    Canada             7,104,582/ $92.74     9,153,947/ $111.35
    U.S.               2,490,524/ $107.11     3,115,634/ $133.80
    China                974,250/ $103.66       967,380/ $122.67
    S.Africa             166,999/ $69.18       322,714/ $89.34
    Trinidad Tobago      100,435/ $118.10                      -
    Colombia               9,269/ $237.57         6,027/ $251.98
    Mozambique                          -       124,902/ $141.58
    Singapore                           -       146,514/ $82.20
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    TOTAL             80,907,221/ $75.96    80,699,542/ $93.28
    
    Of the total imports, details of the steam coal imports last
month are as follows: (in tonnes / in $/T)
                                  Aug 2015              Aug 2014
    Australia           3,169,680/ $66.40    2,544,025/ $86.87
    Indonesia           2,248,892/ $50.42    2,324,710/ $66.08
    Russia              1,545,244/ $61.12    1,353,442/ $81.04
    Canada                483,353/ $53.31      467,655/ $86.84
    China                  69,088/ $81.39       78,808/ $110.10
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    TOTAL               7,516,257/ $59.83    6,768,641/ $78.83