Coal exports from Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, totaled 8.2 million metric tons (mt) in March, rising by 3.15% compared to February. Of all of the coal handled at the terminals, 22% was coking coal. In the first quarter of the year, coking coal exports constituted 19% of total coal exports of 26.3 million mt from PWCS, with the overall volume up 9.1% compared to the same period last year. Japan was the largest export destination (52.8%), while coal exports to China made up 18.2% of the total.