Japan - Export Market for Western Canadian Bituminous Coal

CIM Bulletin, 1964

T. G. Ewart President, The Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company, Limited, Calgary, Alberta.

. This paper outlines the position and capabilities of Western Canada's bituminous coal industry, and indicates the increasing importance of Japan as an export market. The use of coal in Japan is reviewed, especially as regards future trends, and an appraisal is made of Canadian coal in comparison with domestic Japanese coal and imports from other countries. The importance of maintaining a solid nucleous within the Canadian bituminous coal indus try is emphasized
Keywords: Bituminous coal, bituminous coal, Canadian, Japan, metric tons, Ton of Imported Coking Coal, bituminous coals, Canadian, Coal, Coking coal, Japan, Markets, steel, Steel industry