Lignite coal production reached 241,236 kt in 2015 in China, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.50 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, lignite coal production in China reached an all time high of 241,454 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 25,783 kt in 1981. When compared to China's main peers, lignite coal production in India amounted to 28,377 kt, 85,912 kt in Russia and 71,572 kt in USA in 2015.
China has been ranked 3rd within the group of 37 countries we follow in terms of lignite coal production, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Lignite coal production is the sum of sales, mine consumption, issues to miners, and issues to coke, briquetting, and other ancillary plants at mines.