Monday, November 17, 2014

Japan is the second largest coal importer in the world with an estimated 184 million tons imported in 2012

Japanese electronic bath controls Copyright Peter Hanami 2004
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Japan is the second largest coal importer in the world...estimated 184 million tons imported in 2012. Thermal coal imports in metric tons in 2013 estimated at over 100 million tons

Sources: Japan's Ministry of Finance, World Coal Association

Source: Article in Wall Street Journal reprinted in The Australian Newspaper on Saturday March 29 -30, 2014 page 27