USA-base L & L Energy has entered into a strategic agreement with GuangShunYuan Group Mining to expand its wholesale and logistics operations in China.

The deal allows L & L Energy to access GSY’s mining resources and assist in securing additional coal from the Guizhou Province-based firm.

In return, GSY can leverage L & L’s existing business relationship with Chinese utility, Datang International.

L & L Energy chairman and CEO Dickson Lee said, "Moving forward, we plan to develop a joint venture with GSY to accelerate our revenue and profit growth."

L & L will work with GSY to develop a new coal washing, blending, and wholesale facility on 33 acres of GSY land, located near the ZhaZuo Railway Station.

Coal supplier GSY operates 26 coal mines that have 7.5 million tons of coal mining capacity annually.

In addition, the company has a wholesale network handling 1.6 million tons of coal per year, as well as chain stores selling coal related machinery and equipment.