India Ramping Up Coal Imports from Russia – CNBC


 

India increased its imports of coal from Russia in March to 1.04 million tonnes – much of it from the Far East after the war began, and this was its highest level since January 2020, according to a CNBC report that cited data from commodity intelligence firm Kpler.

India’s additional purchases of Russian oil, and now coal, come despite calls from the US and the European Commission to ban Russian commodities because of its invasion of Ukraine. However, India has long had friendly ties with Moscow.

Read the full report: CNBC.

 

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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.