Metallurgical coke production reached 496 kt in 2015 in Chile, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.64 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in Chile reached an all time high of 627 kt in 2007 and an all time low of 276 kt in 1982.
Chile has been ranked 36th within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of metallurgical coke production, 1 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.