ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Mar 2011In March 2011, the government of China announced an altered export quota.
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WTO document WT/TPR/OV/W/5, 9 June 2011.
Details on the 2011 Quota: Reuters
Update 2012 Quota:
The National Development and Reform Commission said on 13 March 2011 to set the coal export quota for 2011 at 38 million tonnes. The Commission also specified the first batch to be 18 million tonnes.
Compared to previous years: the first batch is 30 percent less than the 25.5 million tonnes of first batch export quota in 2010, 43 percent less than the first batch in 2008 and 72 percent less than in 2006.
Update: The 2012 quota first batch was fixed at 18 million tonnes again.