Global Coking Coal Demand in 2022 (Importing Countries)
28, Jan 2023
Despite the slump in world crude steel production in 2022, global seaborne trade in coking coal remained strong with imports of met coal and PCI increasing by 8% y-o-y to around 320 million tonnes (mnt) from 295 mnt in 2021, as per provisional data maintained with CoalMint. India was the leading coking coal importer at 69 mnt, accounting for 22% of total global imports. India's imports were almost stable y-o-y compared to 2021. For Indian importers of coking coal there was no major change in the demand scenario.