Coal Policy Dilemma
The government has increased the target for the supply of coal to the domestic market. This policy will harm business and the economy.
The decision by the government to increase the supply of coal for the domestic market will not only harm this business sector, but will also affect the economy as a whole. The minister of energy and mineral resources has obliged coal producers to sell their product on the domestic market in order to meet the domestic market obligation (DMO) target of 26.12 percent of total national production.
The problem is that last year, of a targe...