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Vietnam’s coal imports soar in January

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – Vietnam imported 5.07 million tons of coal worth US$670 million in January this year, up by 216% in volume and 150% in value against the same period last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Australia was the largest coal exporter to Vietnam, with 1.91 million tons within just one month, followed by Indonesia with 1.65 million tons.

Statistics from Vietnam Customs also showed that the imports of crude oil and liquified gas in the fuel group both surged against the same period last year.

The total fuel import volume in January this year reached 7.51 million tons valued at a total of US$2.28 billion, up by 90% in volume and 11.7% in value against the same period last year.

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