China May coal exports down 16% on yr

sxcoal.com Import & Export 2024-06-19 11:44:20

China exported 310,000 tonnes of coal in May 2024, falling 16.0% from the previous year and 43.64% on the month, showed data from the General Administration of Customs.

 

Coal exports amounted to $60.30 million in May, decreasing 43.4% year over year and 47.61% month on month. That put average coal export price at $194.51/t, down by $93.22/t from the year-ago level and $14.77/t from a month ago.

 

China's coal exports totaled 2.25 million tonnes in the first five months this year, rising 40.3% from last year.

 

Total coal exports were worth $485.02 million during the same period, declining 6.6% compared to the year prior.

 

Additionally, coke and semicoke exports were registered at 660,000 tonnes in May, indicating a decline of 6.5% from last year, while the value stood at $138.52 million, down 33.5% from the year before.

 

Over January-May, coke and semicoke exports amounted to 4 million tonnes, up 18% year on year. Total export value was $980.26 million, descending 10.6% from the year-ago level.

 

China exported 700,000 tonnes of cement and cement clinker in May, surging 106.1% from the year earlier, while the value reached $36.44 million, 33.1% higher than the preceding year.

 

The accumulative cement and cement clinker exports reached 2.33 million tonnes, ramping up 80.7% on the year. The value came in at $138.42 million, a 17.4% growth from last year.

 

May's urea exports was 30,000 tonnes, decreasing 81.1% compared to 2023, and its value reached $15.36 million, down 77.6% from a year ago.

 

China exported a total of 70,000 tonnes of urea over January-May, a notable decline of 91.7% from 2023. The export value stood at $16.01 million, falling 92.7% on the year.

 

(Writing by Harry Huo  Editing by Emma Yang)
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