Vietnam says has enough coal for several centuries

08092016_VN says has enough coal for several centuries

The country also plans to import more coal to meet domestic demand for electricity.

Surveys of two coal fields in northern Vietnam will be completed in the next few years and the stock could be enough to generate power for several centuries, Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade said at a press briefing Wednesday.

The most recent power development blueprint until 2030 has revised down Vietnam’s previous targets for coal output by as much as 15 to 20 million tons due to lower demand. Keep reading