South Korea sulphur limits could hit Aussie exporters

AUSTRALIA faces the highest risk of being displaced as a key coal exporter to South Korea as a result of the new regulations on its power plants having to meet a 0.4% sulphur limit, according to Wood Mackenzie.

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Korea is putting a new limit on the amount of sulphur in the coal it uses in its power stations.

Australia is the second largest thermal coal supplier to South Korea, contributing 28% or 31 million tonnes in 2017 compared to Indonesia, which is the biggest contributor and Russia, which is third.