South Korean steam coal exports expand in June

South Korean steam coal imports increased to 8.8m tonnes in June, up 12.3% m-o-m and up 23.8% y-o-y. Indonesian deliveries increased to 3m tonnes, up 5.6% m-o-m and up 3.4% y-o-y. Australian coal supplies totalled 2.5m tonnes, up 2.4% m-o-m but still was 2.1% lower y-o-y. Imports from Russia increased to 1.8m tonnes, up 21.9% m-o-m and up 52.3% y-o-y.

South Korea steam coal imports increased to 53.1m tonnes in H117, up 8.9m tonnes or 20.1% y-o-y. Imports from Indonesia increased to 19.8m tonnes, up 2.7m tonnes or 15.5% y-o-y. Russian supplies increased to 8.1m tonnes, up 600KT or 8% y-o-y. On the other hand, Australian deliveries declined to 14.3m tonnes, down 3m tonnes or 17.3% y-o-y.

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