Metallurgical coke production reached 848 kt in 2015 in Argentina, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.42 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in Argentina reached an all time high of 1,323 kt in 2003 and an all time low of 370 kt in 1984.
Argentina has been ranked 34th within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of metallurgical coke production, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Metallurgical coke is a solid carbonaceous residue derived from low-ash, low-sulphur bituminous coal from which the volatile constituents are driven off by baking in an oven without oxygen at temperatures as high as 1,000.