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Japan to phase out Russian coal imports

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Putin has used profits from fossil fuel exports to rebuild the Russian armed forces.

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Checking such a website for data requires that the data is posted and posted accurately.

The way to check is through banks and international transactions.

The US has increased the purchase of Russian oil in March, the amount of oil imported from Russia in 2022 so far has been the total amounts of oil imported for whole year 2021.

The sources I posted are considered to reputable and unbiased. Every source I look at shows a sharp decline in deliveries of Russian oil to the US in December 2021 and January 2022 and nothing thereafter. Let's see where you are getting your information from?

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Ass Apr. 8 09:20 pm JST

"I know! Let's power Japan with solar energy! That ought to work well!"

May we assume that you, 'Ass', are being sarcastic, if not deliberately ironic...?

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The data shows there have been no deliveries of Russian oil to the US since January 2022, before the official ban on those imports.

To verify if a partner is unfaithful or not, you do not check on Instagram or Facebook for incriminating posts. You check the credit card statements and receipts of dinners and gifts.

Checking such a website for data requires that the data is posted and posted accurately.

The way to check is through banks and international transactions.

The US has increased the purchase of Russian oil in March, the amount of oil imported from Russia in 2022 so far has been the total amounts of oil imported for whole year 2021.

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Something to ponder:

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Russia said USA has imported 43% more of oil at March 2022

The data shows there have been no deliveries of Russian oil to the US since January 2022, before the official ban on those imports.

Scroll down to the table at the bottom of the page.

https://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/hist/LeafHandler.ashx?n=PET&s=MTTIM_NUS-NRS_1&f=M

https://www.statista.com/statistics/1094286/us-imports-of-russian-oil-and-petroleum-products/

As a practical matter shipping lines are refusing to load at Russian ports anywhere, not just the Black Sea, and insurers are adding warzone premiums to ships planning port calls in Russian ports. Banks are also refusing to finance oil purchases from Russia. This has made it very hard even for nations not involved in sanctions to buy oil from Russia. The shipping lines won't go there, the insurance is very high making loads from Russia expensive and banks won't loan anyone money to buy oil.

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Considering both the EU and Japan are swearing off Russian sourced coal this might be a good opportunity for Australia to ban coal exports to China and sell instead to Japan and the EU.

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"Japan will try to break away from its reliance on Russian coal imports by phasing them out..."

Yeah, by 2056. If they're only talking about trying, they'll never get to doing until coal ceases to exist.

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This will only lead to shortage and higher buying price from elsewhere such as Australia due to logistics and base pricing. In the end the price increase will be just passed to the consumers and like everything else the Japanese consumers will just keep their heads down and pay higher amounts. Stagnant wages, pension issues and higher cost of living all will add up to a terrible future for the average person in Japan!

It’s about time that the people of Japan raise their issues with the Government and make sure that they are heard this time around!

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I know! Let's power Japan with solar energy! That ought to work well!

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roninroshi, I fear your comments are somewhat at variance with both physics and the proven experience of the rest of the world.

Renewables are widely proven therefor not unrealistic, and only unreliable if you have insufficient capacity (which is also true of fossil based generation) and diversity of source generation with an effective non carbon base load provision.

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1st. Don’t phase out, stop immediately, Australia will gladly take up the slack so no impact on Japan.

2nd. Replace all coal with renewables, thus reducing the carbon footprint, meeting in part their environmental pledges and increasing Japans energy security.

3rd. Replace imported russian gas with Hydrogen hand eventually all gas)

4th. Immediately implement (don’t mull) effective measures to insulate domestic and business properties and other simple means adopted elsewhere to reduce the need for energy.

There is so much the Japanese government could do to enable it to rapidly impose effective energy sanctions on russia that would massively benefit Japan in the medium to long term.

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Renewables…unrealistic, unreliable and the pipe dream of folks who proclaim the virtues of the GND!

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Matthew HopkinsToday  05:32 pm JST

Why can't Japan just switch to buying from Australia. Is it the cost, the distance or is the coal of a different quality.

Only 11% of Japan's coal imports come from Russia. 75% comes from Australia.

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While Japan, Germany, France deport Russian diplomats United States and Great Britain keep on buying Gas and Oil as never before.

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Stop burning coal, full stop.

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Japan to phase out Russian coal imports

With China choosing not to clear Australian coal shipments for the past year Japan could by from a ready supply on hand from Australia to replace what it gets from Russia. A much higher quality also.

They could probably totally quit Russian coal immediately.

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Yeah phase out by…….? There is usually a date here.

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Bravo. Strong decision against Russia. We don't need oriental-flavored night glittering any more at Ginza, Akihabara, Odaiba, Tokyo Tower, etc We don't need Pachinko parlors anywhere. Save Energy.

Bravo. Deporting Russian ambassadors

Russia is big and powerful and so scary, OSOROSSIA, one of a few reasons why Japan followed other Western imperialism in late 19~early 20C. When considering the geopolitics sharing the border with Russia, This Kishida's quick decision seems something so different from the ever.

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As with anything that Japan phrases out, it will take a long time.

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Coal, oil, gaz should be abandonned anyway.

Each should have been abandoned decades ago. Japan,Inc. has long known they need to work toward becoming energy self-sufficient.

And also known they should conserve more.

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Coal, oil, gaz should be abandonned anyway.

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When you leave one supplier, you turn to another. Usually more expensive. How suitable for a blue-red donkey it is.

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Russia said USA has imported 43% more of oil at March 2022.

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