The cloud over China's coal imports

China's shock decision to increase tariffs on coal imports was followed by the announcement of a new resource tax – confusing moves for both Australian miners and its own coal producers.

Beijing stunned Australian coal miners and free trade agreement negotiators last week with a tariff increase on coking and thermal coals. The move is widely interpreted as an attempt by China to shore up its struggling domestic producers.


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