Indian Pet coke imports dropped by 45% to 6.841 Million Metric tons (MMT) in 2018 against 12.423 MMT in 2017

Vizag Port has handled maximum tons of Pet coke with 24% share at 1.627 MMT followed by Krishnapatnam with 1.098 MMT & Gangavaram 588,000 Metric tons.

Of the total Import 45% of petcoke came from USA at 3.088 MMT and Saudi has contributed 32% at 2.164 MMTs. China is the third largest source with about 10% share of the Indian import market with 675,806 Metric tonnes being imported.

In CY 2017, imports of Pet Coke stood at 12.03 MMTs, against 14.59 MMTs 2016 and 9.19 Mn MTs in 2015.

Of the total of 6.84 MMT of pet coke imported about 4.32 MMT was fuel grade petcoke and in this segment Saudi Arabia had the largest market share contributing to 2.16 MMT of import followed by the US at 2.07 MMT.

The cement industry accounts for the largest share of fuel grade petcoke imports and in this sector the 4 largest importers are Ultratech Cement at 1.07 MMT, ACC-Ambuja of the Holcim Group at 0.70 MMT, Dalmia Cement Group at 0.71 MMT and Shree Cement at 0.46 MMT.

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