Thailand’s steam coal imports increased by 19% y-o-y in July

Thailand’s steam coal imports totalled 1.5m tonnes in July, down 38.1% m-o-m but still were 19.2% higher y-o-y. Indonesian supplies totalled 1.2m tonnes, down 31.8% m-o-m but still were 13.8% higher y-o-y; while Australian deliveries totalled 290KT, down 3.9% m-o-m but still were 93.1% higher y-o-y.

Thailand imported 12.9m tonnes of steam coal over the first 7 months of the year, up 550KT or 4.5% y-o-y. Imports from Indonesia declined to 9.2m tonnes, down 500KT or 5.2% y-o-y; whereas Australian supplies increased marginally to 2.3m tonnes, up 20KT or 0.9% y-o-y.