Indonesia, the largest thermal coal exporter in the world now becomes second biggest coking coal exporter to Japan. Indonesian’s coking coal exports to Japan claimed 14.40 percent in June compared to May's exports.
Indonesia has exported 742,215 tones of coking coal to Japan in June 2011, up 14.40 percent from previous month. The exported coking coal price was at US$ 144.83/tonne, slightly below from May's export price of US$ 152.65/tonne, according to data released by Ministry of Finance of Japan.
According to ministry’s data, Indonesia is the second biggest exporter of coking coal to Japan followed by Canada in June 2011. Australia the largest coking coal exporter in the world has shipped the biggest quantity of coking coal to Japan, which has exported 3.14 million tones in the June 2011, up 13.6 percent from the previous month.
The average price of Australian’s coking coal sold at US$ 280.51/tonne, up US$ 31.33 compared to May's price of US$ 249.18/ton.
Canada was the third largest coking coal exporter, which has shipped 732,338 tones slightly lesser than Indonesian export in June. The Canadian coking coal was sold at US$ 304.35/ton in June, up US$ 58.87 compared to May's price of US$ 245.48/ton. (sourced coalspot)