Xinhua News Agency reports data from the National Bureau of Statistics of China, which states that China’s coal, crude oil and natural gas production It continues to expand during January-October of this year. Coal output in October was 390 million tons, up 3.8% year-on-year.
The report states that China’s coal output in the first 10 months of this year totaled 3.83 billion tonnes, up 3.1% year-on-year. The total amount of coal imported during the same period was 380 million tons, an increase of 66.8% from the previous year.
Meanwhile, China’s crude oil output in the first 10 months of this year increased 1.7% year-on-year to a total of 174.05 million tons. Crude oil imports in the same period rose 14.4% to 473.22 million tons.
China’s natural gas output in the first 10 months of this year rose 6.1% to a total of 189 billion cubic meters. The volume of natural gas imports during the same period increased 8.8% to 96.51 million cubic meters.