The Adaro Blog

Indonesia 2020 coal consumption estimated at 140-145 mln tonnes- official
December 16, 2020, 8:56 am
Indonesia’s domestic coal consumption is estimated at 140-145 million tonnes this year, Dodik Ariyanto, an official at the energy ministry, told a virtual conference on Tuesday. This is lower than this year’s target of 155 million tonnes but above last year’s consumption of 138...
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Adaro Indonesia Receives Gold Proper Award for the Third Time
December 16, 2020, 8:51 am
Adaro Indonesia Receives Gold Proper Award for the Third Time On Monday, 14 December 2020, the Minister of Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya Bakar, witnessed virtually by the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, K.H. Ma'ruf Amin, presented the PROPER Gold 2020 award to the...
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China blacklist strands more than 50 ships with Australian coal
November 25, 2020, 11:28 am
More than US$500 million (S$671.4 million) worth of Australian coal is on ships anchored off Chinese ports, as a diplomatic spat between the two countries cuts into trade, idles a portion of the world's dry bulk carriers and threatens to spiral into a humanitarian crisis. More than...
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China coal imports to increase in December
November 25, 2020, 11:25 am
An analysis published by Wood Mackenzie forecasts that thermal coal imports will increase in December in China. According to the market analyst, seaborne thermal coal imports will grow from 9.5 Mt to 20 Mt in December. This new figure is much higher than the 8.8 Mt in September or the...
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Aurizon sees Chinese ban on Australian coal easing
October 26, 2020, 2:59 pm
Australian rail firm Aurizon has maintained its 210mn-220mn t of coal haulage guidance for the 2020-21 fiscal year to 30 June despite a weak July-September, based on expectations that the current Chinese disruption to Australian coal imports will ease when a new quota is introduced. Aurizon...
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Jokowi Ingin Stop Ekspor Batubara Mentah, Begini Realisasi Ekspor Lima Tahun Terakhir
October 26, 2020, 2:56 pm
Presiden Joko Widodo (Jokowi) menagih percepatan nilai tambah batubara. Hilirisasi ini dinilai perlu untuk mendongkrak pemanfaatan batubara di dalam negeri. Dengan begitu, Presiden Jokowi ingin agar ekspor batubara sebagai komoditas mentah bisa segera dihentikan. "Saya ingin agar dicarikan...
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Coal Imports Rise 12% in September on Improved Consumption
October 26, 2020, 2:43 pm
India's coal import rose 11.6% to 19.04 million tonnes in September on account of a recovery in consumption by thermal power plants and other industries as also helped by competitive prices in international markets. The country imported 17.06 million tonnes of coal in September 2019, showed...
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Coal Finds a Surprising 2020 Bright Spot in Europe
October 16, 2020, 4:25 pm
Power plants started to burn more thermal coal over the summer and fall, responding to a steep rise in the price of natural gas European coal prices have jumped to their highest level in almost a year, after a surge in natural-gas prices spurred demand for the cheaper fossil fuel. Prices for...
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Angin Segar Omnibus Law, Pengusaha Batubara Bisa Bebas Bayar Royalti
October 16, 2020, 4:03 pm
Undang-Undang Omnibus Law Cipta Kerja memberikan angin segar bagi pengusaha batubara. UU Sapu Jagad tersebut memungkinkan penghapusan pembayaran royalti kepada negara dengan syarat harus meningkatkan nilai tambah batubara (hilirisasi). Direktur Eksekutif Asosiasi Pertambangan Batu Bara...
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Growing Global Pressure to Phase Out Coal, but Green Alternatives are Uncertain
October 16, 2020, 3:59 pm
Since the 2011 accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, Japan has increased its dependence on coal. Meanwhile, Europe is accelerating its decarbonization efforts, and US policies may also become greener, depending on the result of the upcoming presidential election. What path should...
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