Beijing may ease import restriction on Australian coal to alleviate power crunch

Monday, 01 November 2021

To avert an energy crisis, the Chinese government had to impose large-scale restrictions on electricity use during the final two weeks of September. Wood Mackenzie believes Chinese authorities could allow customs clearance of stranded Australian thermal coal, easing import restrictions to boost the availability of thermal coal supply to preempt further power crunches this winter.

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