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China Set to Unload Some Stranded Australian Coal Amid Ban

  • Move may allow some mariners to repatriate after months at sea
  • Uncertain if coal cargoes will be cleared by China customs
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China plans to allow some stranded Australian coal shipments to unload despite ongoing curbs on imports, a move aimed at showing goodwill to countries with seafarers stuck on the vessels, a person familiar with the situation said.