The imported coal quantity of 2017-18 at 208.27 MT is less than theĀ imported quantity of 2014-15 which stood at 217.79 MT even as power generation and industrial activities grew substantially after 2014-15.

The details of country wise import of coal during the year 2017-18 is given below:

Import of Coal (in MT)
Country 2017-18
Indonesia 95.814
Australia 46.145
South Africa 38.493
U.S.A 12.032
New Zealand 0.602
Canada 3.562
Mozambique 5.914
Russia 4.297
Others 1.414
Total 208.273