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Export tax on coal for energy security, safety

  • Ade Cahyat

Samarinda, East Kalimantan | Mon, May 14 2012 | 08:51 am

PREMIUM Based on the current global trend, the demand for coal will keep increasing in accordance with the surge in world demand for energy. The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts global coal demand for power plants by 2035 will be more than double the 1990 mark. China and India will be the main drivers of the world demand as their need alone now exceeds the total global consumption of 1990.