Singapore — China imported 22.05 million mt of coal in November, including lignite, thermal and metallurgical material, up 3.62 % from October but down 18.24% year on year, according to preliminary data released Friday by China's General Administration of Customs.
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China imported 21.28 million mt of coal in October and 26.97 million in November 2016.
For January-November, total imports rose 8.5% year on year to 248.17 million mt.
The country exported 0.75 million mt of coal in November, down 8.54% from 0.82 million in the year-ago month, the data showed. In October, exports totaled 0.12 million mt.
Exports over January-November were 7.47 million mt, down 6.9 % from 8.03 million mt in the year-ago period.
The GAC did not give a breakdown of imports and exports for November; it will be available later this month.