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Top 10 Miners Produce 52.2% of China's Coal Output in Jan-Aug


September 21, 2022 - China's 10 largest coal mining groups (in terms of production) represented 52.2% of China's total coal production over the first eight months, according to statistics released by China National Coal Association.

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The share increased compared with 52% in the first seven months.

The top 10's aggregate raw coal production totaled 1.53 billion tonnes over January-August, up 130 million tonnes from the same period last year.

Total coal production of China's above-designated coal producers reached 2.93 billion tonnes during the period, an 11.0% rise year on year. August's output rose 8.1% on the year to 370 million tonnes.

Meanwhile, China imported 167.98 million tonnes of coal in the first eight months, down 14.9% from the previous year.