The strengthening of world coal prices in 2021 is the main factor driving the increase in the performance of the coal segment. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Company strives to optimize production while still implementing strict health protocols. In addition, high rainfall is a challenge for the Company to increase production.
Amidst various existing challenges, throughout 2021, the Company managed to post an increase in production by 21% to 30.04 million ton from 24.84 million ton in the previous year or equals to 102% of the stipulated 29.52 million ton in 2021.
Increase in coal production in 2021 was caused by a rise in demands in 2021, among others.