Indian PCI imports jumped by 24% to 6.413 Million Metric tons (MMT) in 2018 against 5.175 MMT in 2017.

In CY 2017, imports of PCI stood at 5.18 MMTs, against 4.79 MMTs 2016 and 3.24 MMTs in 2015.

Supplier countries of PCI coal to India are Australia, Russia and Canada. 71% of total Import of PCI comes from Australia at 4.56 MMT and Russia has contributed 24% at 1.56 MMT.

Paradip Port has handled maximum tons of PCI Coal with 24% share at 1.55 MMT followed by Krishnapatnam with about 0.77 MMT and Kolkata + Haldia at 0.74 MMT.

The largest end use customers of PCI in India, in MMT were

(figs in MMT)

JSW Steel Ltd              1.60

Tata Steel Ltd              1.18

SAIL                             0.71

Essar Steel                   0.57

JSPL                             0.47

Bhushan Steel             0.47

RINL                             0.46

Some of the most popular brands of PCI imported by Indian companies are

(in MMT)

Jellinbah PCI coal        1.61

Pointrel PCI coal         0.87

Century PCI                 0.41

Lake Vermont PCI       0.38

Krasny Brod PCI          0.29

Peak Down North Pci  1.90

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This analysis has been compiled by obtaining data from Iman Resources’ sources.

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