Coal Imports In India Drops By 2.7% In August; 15.22 MT In 2021
India experienced a decline in its coal imports to 15.22 million tonnes (MT) from 15.64 MT, which is 2.7% less in August 2021. Besides, the total coal imports this year, non-coking coal was 9.08 MT against 10.33 MT last year. Approximately 6.71% of coal imports have decreased through major and non-major ports. Moreover, the crisis was caused due to the closure of some mines and monsoons, says Coal Minister.