Queensland coal exports up by 3% in April

Coal exports from Australia’s Queensland state increased by 3% year on year in April after three months of decreases, according to data from the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corp and Gladstone Ports Corp.

Queensland, the country’s metallurgical coal hub, exported 16.80 million tonnes of coal - including some thermal coal - last month, up by 3% compared with 16.37 million tonnes a year earlier, the latest data from the two port operators shows. April’s exports are also 7% higher than March’s 15.71 million tonnes.

The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corp oversees the Dalrymple Bay, Hay Point and...

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Alice Li

May 14, 2021

06:51 GMT

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