India's coal imports from North America quadrupled to 2.1 million tonnes in October from a year ago, the highest since at least January 2015, Thomson Reuters data showed, and buyers are looking to boost purchases amid a domestic shortage of the fuel. A ban on the use of petroleum coke, a dirtier but better-burning alternative to coal, is spurring expectations India will buy even more coal from the United States in coming months. Petcoke has been banned in some states around the Indian capital New Delhi which is battling heavy smog. But rising pollution in other Indian ...
India's North American coal imports highest since 2015
A ban on use of petroleum coke is spurring expectations India will buy even more coal from the US in coming months
Reuters Last Updated at November 21, 2017 14:38 IST