China’s steel demand grew at an average of almost 16 percent a year for 10 years, which is kind of crazy. It had to cool off, and it is. Few credible sources expect China’s 2002-2014 hypergrowth to return.
That’s bad news for met coal. And it has been a kick in the gut to the US coal industry.
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