Trend Of Fall In Coal Imports In India Continues Unabated In 2017-18 : Piyush Goyal

coal imports has been declining over the last three years. During 2014-15 India imported 217.78 million tonnes of coal which declined to 203.95 million tonnes in 2015-16 and further to 190.95 million tonnes in 2016-17.

Trend Of Fall In Coal Imports In India Continues Unabated In 2017-18 : Piyush Goyal

The trend of fall in import of coal continued unabated in 2017-18 and during April-June 2017-18, 52.74 million tonnes of coal was imported against 57.38 million tonnes in the corresponding previous period registering a 8.1% fall, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said citing figures of the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics.

India’s coal woes continue as power demand fails to pick up: Bridge to India

India’s coal woes continue as power demand fails to pick up: Bridge to India

India’s coal-fired power sector continues to suffer rising challenges posed by lack of demand, improving price competitiveness of renewable power and regulatory risk, research firm Bridge to India said in a report. In addition, despite government’s various initiatives to improve the sector, demand has failed to pick up, the report said. “The Indian government’s aggressive […]