German steam coal imports declined to 2.1m tonnes in July, down 17.9% m-o-m and down 39.3% y-o-y. Russian supplies declined to 1.1m tonnes, down 19.9% m-o-m and down 33.2% y-o-y. Colombian deliveries increased by 7.5% m-o-m to 420KT, although still were 63.4% lower y-o-y. The US delivered meagre 200KT, down 30.4% m-o-m and down 74.4% y-o-y.
Garman steam coal imports declined to 20.9m tonnes over the first 7 months of the year, down 2.7m tonnes or 11.4% y-o-y. Russian deliveries declined to 9.4m tonnes, down 1.2m tonnes or 11% y-o-y. Colombian supplies were also down during the period to 4.5m tonnes, down 1.5m tonnes or 25.2% y-o-y. Imports from the US decreased to 3.2m tonnes, down 2.4m tonnes or 42.3% y-o-y.