Which Country Produces the Most Metallurgical Coke?

Metallurgical Coke Production (kt), 2015
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 40 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in metallurgical coke production with 494,083 kt followed by Russia and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Mongolia with 79.0 kt, Pakistan with 89.0 kt and Dem. People's Republic of Korea with 191 kt.

Total metallurgical coke production reached 747,126 kt in 2015 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.23 % less than in the previous year and 30.2 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total metallurgical coke production reached an all time high of 786,236 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 267,891 kt in 1995. The average annual growth amounted to 1.69 % since 1980.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 66.1 % of metallurgical coke production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 77.8 % share while the ten largest countries some 92.7 % in 2015.

Data for more countries are available at Metallurgical Coke Production indicator page.

Metallurgical Coke Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia kt 2,825 3,081 3,541 3,289 3,354
Brazil kt 8,002 10,129 10,674 10,674 10,354
China kt 374,897 399,143 448,938 452,293 532,943
Germany kt 7,464 8,984 8,807 8,874 9,119
India kt 22,129 23,178 23,122 25,985 28,668
Japan kt 37,633 40,825 38,443 43,611 43,624
Kazakhstan kt 2,813 2,786 2,935 2,832 2,622
Poland kt 7,816 10,851 10,336 9,803 10,318
Russia kt 34,720 36,867 39,807 39,807 40,107
South Korea kt 10,617 14,935 16,919 16,219 16,215
Taiwan kt 4,208 5,896 6,003 5,680 6,259
Turkey kt 3,789 4,711 4,302 4,489 4,635
USA kt 11,143 15,022 15,420 15,172 15,320
Ukraine kt 19,208 20,503 21,600 20,877 19,386
United Kingdom kt 4,070 4,433 4,467 4,126 4,189