Lignite coal production reached 85,912 kt in 2015 in Russia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.74 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, lignite coal production in Russia reached an all time high of 135,614 kt in 1992 and an all time low of 76,072 kt in 2009. When compared to Russia's main peers, lignite coal production in China amounted to 241,236 kt, 196,283 kt in Germany and 71,572 kt in USA in 2015.
Russia has been ranked 5th 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.