The growth rate of raw coal production maintained stable, and the import changed from decreasing to increasing. In August, 370 million tons of raw coal were produced, basically the same as last month, a year-on-year increase of 8.1 percent, 8.0 percentage point slower than that of the previous month, and the average daily output was 11.95 million tons. The import of coal was 29.46 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 5.0 percent, and a decrease of 21.8 percent in the previous month.
From January to August, 2.93 billion tons of raw coal were produced, a year-on-year increase of 11.0 percent. The imported coal was 167.98 million tons, a year-on-year decrease of 14.9 percent.