Moroccan steam coal imports declined to 530KT in June, down 14.65 m-o-m and down 21.8% y-o-y. Russian supplies totalled 300KT, down 34.2% m-o-m but still were 2% higher y-o-y. US delivered 170KT, up from just 30KT in May and up from 60KT in June 2016. Imports from South Africa declined to 60KT, down 33.5% m-o-m and down 64.3% y-o-y.
Moroccan steam coal imports declined to 3.2m tonnes in H117, down 360KT or 10.1% y-o-y. Imports from Russia remained robust at 1.6m tonnes, up 390KT or 31.8% y-o-y. Shipments from the US also increased to 950KT, up 430KT or 81.9% y-o-y. On the other hand, South African deliveries declined to 570KT, down 790KT or 58% y-o-y.