Pakistan has an annual coal output of 3.5 million tons

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(Summary description)  Pakistan’s Forum Express reported on June 2 that according to official data from Pakistan’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources, Pakistan’s annual coal production is 3.5 million tons. At the same time, it needs to import about 4-5 million tons of coal per year to meet national steel and cement. And the needs of the power industry. The countries of origin of coal imports are: Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, Indonesia, South Africa and the United States. Officials said that Pakistan has so far explored 19 coal fields. Geographers have found that there are about 186 billion tons of coal reserves in Pakistan, which can provide abundant and cheap coal resources for national electricity production.