China's coal output rises after NDRC urges miners to ramp up

China's National Development & Reform Commission has urged coal miners to raise their operating rates and increase supply amid a power shortage in the country and high prices for natural gas in other parts of the world.

Since September, 153 coal mines have been allowed to increase their production by a total of 220 million tonnes per year following stringent safety checks, the commission said on Monday October 18....


Min Li

October 19, 2021

05:47 GMT