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  Inner Mongolia Coal Capacity Reaches 455 Million Tons

Steel Guru

Dec 15, 2008

It is reported that production capacity of raw coal in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has reached 455 million tonnes annually, becoming the second largest coal producing region in China.

The northern coal rich region has been experiencing a fast growth in its coal industry, which has played a vital role in securing coal supplies during the Beijing Olympics, snow disaster in southern China earlier this year.

According to official data total raw coal output in the first ten months reached 386 million tonnes, growing 9.04% from last year’s total, which reached 354 million tonnes.

Currently, the proven coal reserves in Inner Mongolia reach up to 690 billion tonnes, ranking the first in China.


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