Lignite coal production reached 14.3 kt in 1988 in Japan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.33 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, lignite coal production in Japan reached an all time high of 32.8 kt in 1981 and an all time low of 9.92 kt in 1984. When compared to Japan's main peers, lignite coal production in China amounted to 40,455 kt and 85,101 kt in USA in 1988.
Japan has been ranked 28th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of lignite coal production.
Lignite coal production is the sum of sales, mine consumption, issues to miners, and issues to coke, briquetting, and other ancillary plants at mines.