Chinese anti-smog strategy doesn't deter coal

AMID wide-ranging environmental policies, coal demand in China has been particularly strong, according to the ANZ Bank.

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Even though it is fighting smog, China is still keen on coal.

Chinese imports of coal in August jumped 30% from July and are up 14% year-to-date.

Part of this has been due to weak hydro generation, which is down 3.4% year-on-year against power demand up 6.

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