US coal exports totaled 9.2 million mt in June, up 5.1% from May and up 38.6% from the year-ago month, according to US Census data out Friday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Relatively high seaborne prices for both metallurgical and thermal coal, in addition to a possible ban on petcoke in India, have opened the door for US exports. Through June, US coal exports total 52.7 million mt, up 31.7% compared with the same period last year, while exports on an annualized basis would total 105.4 million mt, the highest total since 2012. Met coal exports in June totaled 4.97 million mt, down 1.7% from the prior month, but up 28.1% from the year-ago month. Top met coal export destinations in June were India, at 711,185 mt compared with 301,485 mt in the year-ago month; Brazil, at 528,492 mt compared […]