Indonesia churned out 459 million tonnes of coal in the first ten months this year, while its domestic coal consumption was 109 million tonnes during the same period, media reported.
In the full-year of 2020, the country's coal consumption is forecast to total 155 million tonnes,a 12.3% growth compared with 138 million tonnes in 2019, Reuters reported, citing Indonesian Energy Minister Arifin Tasrif.
Kpler's cargo-tracking data showed Indonesia exported 28.02 million tonnes of coal in October this year, slumping 30.47% from 40.3 million tonnes a year earlier but growing 14.67% from 24.43 million tonnes in September.
The APBI predicts that Indonesia's coal exports would amount to 430 million tonnes in 2021, up by 3.6% year on year but falling down 8.9% from 2019-level.
(Writing by Tammy Yang Editing by Harry Huo)
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