Metallurgical coke production reached 1,465 kt in 2015 in Austria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.136 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in Austria reached an all time high of 2,044 kt in 1984 and an all time low of 1,412 kt in 2009. When compared to Austria's main peers, metallurgical coke production in Germany amounted to 9,812 kt, 1,058 kt in Hungary and 2,180 kt in Italy in 2015.
Austria has been ranked 27th within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of metallurgical coke production, 3 places above 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.