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Indian metallurgical coal production - challenges and opportunities


Indian metallurgical coal production - challenges and opportunities

Report summary

Metallurgical coal imports have grown from 30 Mt in 2010 to 47 Mt in 2015 but domestic production remains flat at 8 Mtpa. In this insight, we identify challenges facing the domestic coking coal industry and why it is difficult to rapidly increase production without removing government controls and implementing market pricing. Strong domestic demand is an opportunity to ensure the optimum utilization of coking coal resources.    

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  • Executive summary
  • Brief introduction of Indian coal
    • Domestic coal resources
    • Geology
    • Location
  • Indian coking coal
    • Coking coal resources
    • Coalfields of significance
      • Jharia coalfield
      • Bokaro coalfield
      • Raniganj coalfield
      • Coking coal production
      • Challenges in raising domestic production
        • Lack of good quality coking coal
        • Existing wash plants technology not commercially viable
      • Near-term outlook
      • Conclusion

In this report there are 12 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Brief introduction of Indian coal
    • Coal resources by state, Bt
    • Proved resources by coal type, Bt
    • Indian coalfields concentrated in the east, with coking coal rich basins predominantly in Jharkhand
  • Indian coking coal
    • Coking coal resources by state, Mt
    • Coking coal resources by basin, Mt
    • Total raw coal production by type, Mt
    • CIL coking coal production, Mt
    • Quality range: domestic coking coal by type
    • Quality comparison: domestic vs. HCC benchmark
    • Benefits of quality adoption and following best practices
    • Raw coking coal production, Mt
    • Washed metallurgical coal production, Mt
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