Pakistan eyeing countries like Afghanistan, Tajikistan Domestic coal shortage hurts power supply CFR Pakistan 5,750 kg/kcal NAR coal at $366.05/mt April 20 Thermal coal buyers in Pakistan are looking for a substitute of the South African material as prices of the fuel have remained elevated since early 2022 and an imminent power crisis has created a higher-than-usual domestic demand, market sources told S&P Global Commodity Insights in the week to April 21. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Sources said Pakistan is looking at countries like Afghanistan and Tajikistan given the significant price difference compared to the South African coal, which accounts for around 70% of Pakistan’s imports. The country is also looking at other sources like Mozambique, meanwhile, as power plants and cement manufacturers grapple with insufficient stocks. “Pakistan has been importing from Afghanistan … due to lower prices. The high-CV […]