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Reforms aim to lower coal imports into India

Reforms aim to lower coal imports into India

Report summary

The new government in India is keen to accomplish reform. Recognizing the importance of the coal industry to reform, it seeks to unleash domestic production and bring about 24-hour power. A publicly-stated desire is the elimination of coal imports in as few as two or three years. While we accept that reforms could drive increased domestic production and that there will be pressure to lower imports, we do not expect that reforms will succeed in rapidly or completely replacing imports.

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  • Executive summary
    • Background
    • Implications
  • Conclusions

In this report there are 3 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Inventories at power plants in India (Mt)
    • Thermal coal demand by region (Mt)
    • India thermal coal imports - risk of replacement by domestic coal (Mt)
  • Conclusions
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