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China could have cause to rethink Oz coal ban

Dimmer city centers and stricter energy-saving enforcement in China suggest that electricity is at a premium in the world’s second-largest economy in the cold of winter. That’s sparking speculation that the Commerce Ministry’s weeks-old ban on Australian coal imports, part of Beijing’s intensifying trade spat with Canberra, is or could in future impact power supplies. […]