November of this year, Taiwan imported about 4 million tons of coal, dropping by 31.2% from the previous month and 33.8% from November of the previous year, according to customs statistics. This figure has reached a new low level since February.
Among them, imports from Australia accounted for the largest proportion at roughly 1.72 million tonnes, a deceleration of 44.9% month-on-month and 49.5% year-on-year. Indonesia's supply ranked second with 1.27 million tons, dropping by 25.4% month-on-month and 7.13% year-on-year.
In the first eleven months of this year, Taiwan's coal imports totaled about 59.1 million tons, dropping by 8.1% year-on-year. The value of these imports was US$14.9 billion, an increase of about 103% year-on-year.