coke exports hit a nine-month low in January despite the
lifting of restrictions on shipments.
China exported 40,000 tonnes of
coke last month, down 33.3 percent from December and 42.9
percent lower than a year earlier, Chinese customs data
January coke export prices
averaged $359.50 per tonne, down 11.2 percent from $404.90 the
previous month and 15.6 percent below $425.80 in January
China removed its 40-percent coke export tax this year (
amm.com, Dec. 17) as well as its quota on outbound
coke shipments (
amm.com, Jan. 8).
A version of this article was first published by AMM sister
publication Steel First.