India’s coal import rises eight per cent to 268 MT in FY24

New Delhi Monday, 13 May 2024 ! India’s coal import rose by 7.7 per cent to 268.24 million tonne (MT) in FY24 driven by softness in seaborne prices and likelihood of increase in power demand during summer. The country’s coal import was 249.06 MT in FY23, according to data compiled by B2B e-commerce company mjunction services.Coal import in March FY24 also rose to 23.96 MT, over 21.12 MT in the corresponding month of the previous fiscal.

Of the total volume recorded in March 2024, non-coking coal import stood at 15.33 MT, against 13.88 MT in March FY23. Coking coal import in March 2024 was 5.34 MT against 3.96 MT a year ago.

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