Xinhua, Hanoi :
Vietnam exported nearly 1.7 million tons of coal worth 224 million U.S. dollars in the first eight months of this year, mainly to Japan, South Korea and ..." /> Logo
12th-Sep-2018

Vietnam's coal export up in 8 months

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Xinhua, Hanoi :
Vietnam exported nearly 1.7 million tons of coal worth 224 million U.S. dollars in the first eight months of this year, mainly to Japan, South Korea and India, posting respective year-on-year rises of 27.4 percent and 24.2 percent, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said on Monday.
The country plans to produce over 41.5 million tons of coal this year, up 9.2 percent against last year, 86.4 million tons of coal in 2020, and 256 million tons in 2030, according to Vietnam's National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation (Vinacomin), the country's biggest coal producer and exporter.
Vietnam exported roughly 2.3 million tons of coal valued at 295 million U.S. dollars in 2017, up 84.7 percent in volume.