Inner Mongolia's coal output hits 782m tons in 2010
Updated: 2011-01-14 14:25
HOHHOT -- Inner Mongolia's coal output reached 782 million tons last year, making it the nation's largest coal-producing region for a second year running, local authorities said Friday.
Inner Mongolia, with the country's largest proven coal reserve of 732.3 billion tons, has set an annual production target of 880 million tons for this year.
It saw its coal output soar from 114.5 million tons in 2002 to 637 million tons in 2009, overtaking China's decades-long biggest coal producer Shanxi.
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