PWCS hard coal exports declined to 7.9m tonnes in June, down 18% m-o-m and down 5% y-o-y. Shipments to Japan declined to 4m tonnes, down 28.1% m-o-m and down 0.8% y-o-y. Exports to China were also down to 640KT, down 36% m-o-m and down 37.9% y-o-y. Dispatches to Taiwan declined to 850KT, down 29.2% m-o-m and down 45.95 y-o-y. On the other hand exports to South Korea increased to 1.3m tonnes, up 36.1% m-o-m and up 43.5% y-o-y.
PWCS exported 53.1m tonnes in H117, down 1m tonnes or 1.9% y-o-y. Shipments to Japan increased to 27.8m tonnes, up 2m tonnes or 7.5% y-o-y. Exports to China increased marginally to 6.3m tonnes, up 0.2% y-o-y. On the other hand, exports to South Korea declined to 6.5m tonnes, down 450KT or 6.5% y-o-y, while shipments to Taiwan declined to 6.6m tonnes, down 460KT or 6.5% y-o-y.