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India's 2017-18 thermal coal imports up eight percent, says government data

Updated : July 27, 2018 09:18 PM IST

India's total coal imports rose for the first time in three financial years, undermining the goverment's plan to reduce India-bound coal shipments and cut its import bill.
The value of India's coal imports rose by 38.2 percent to 1,384.77 billion rupees ($20.17 billion), the statistics wing of India's trade ministry said.
Imports of thermal coal - mostly used for power generation - rose to 161.27 million tonnes for the year to March 31, from 149.31 million tonnes the precious financial year.
India's 2017-18 thermal coal imports up eight percent, says government data
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