Indonesia’s Coal Production to Grow

After registering strong growth of 8.9% in 2021, Indonesia’s coal production is expected to grow 2.6% in 2022 to 630 million metric tons (mt), according to Global- Data. The Indonesian government aims to eventually increase output to 663 mt/y. According to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (EMR), Indonesia’s coal production had reached 294 million mt for H1 2022. Several Indonesian coal miners have raised their output goals. PT Bumi Resources plans to produce 83 to 89 million mt of coal this year compared to 78.8 million mt in 2021. Similarly, Adaro Energy expanded its 2022 output to 60 million mt, while PT Bukit Asam wants to increase its output to 37 million mt from 30 million mt in 2021.

As featured in Womp 2022 Vol 12 -