Coalimex has experienced more than 30 years of
operation. Such history is divided into 3 periods. Each of them
marked every step of unstopped establishment, expansion and
renovate of the company which is harmony with whole country
changing as well as growth of coal industry.
Period from the year of 1982 to the year of
The company was established as early as 1/1/1982 originated
from one part of Material Company under Ministry of coal and
Power under the name of Coalimex Material import-Export
Company (Coalimex) (under Ministry of Mine and Coal, after
that under Ministry of Energy, which is now under the name of
Ministry of Industry and Trade) with main duties as:
- Export coal
- Import and
supply material-equipment, process of domestic orders.
After foundation of Vietnam National Coal Corporation on
10/10/1994 and officially under operation on 01/01/1995.
Ministry of Industry gave a decision No. 137NL/TCCB on
01/4/1995 to shift Coalimex to be under Vietnam National Coal
Corporation. On 25/12/1996, the name was changed into
Coalimex Import-Export and Cooperation Company and the
international transaction name Coalimex is unchanged.
During this period, the main activities of the Company was
kept up and under the new organizational structure. The
company duty was supplemented with new activity of export man
From 2005 to now:
This is shifting period of capital owning of the Company. The
company changed to operate under form of Joint stock company
under the decision No.149/QD-BCN dated 01/12/2004 of Ministry
of Industry, State (with representative is Vietnam National
Coal Corporation) hold control shares. Company's name changed
to Vinacoal Import - Export Joint stock company and the
trasaction name Coalimex
The name of company has been changed into Vinacomin-Coal
Import Export Joint Stock Company is unchanged and V-
Coalimex for short since 1/1/2007, Coalimex for short since
Continuing inherit traditional duties, the company has
expanded to other areas such as investment, cooperate in
investing in building works, office for rent, export some
items outside anthracite coal.