Metallurgical coke production reached 2,680 kt in 2015 in Colombia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.83 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in Colombia reached an all time high of 2,758 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 401 kt in 1982.
Colombia has been ranked 18th within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of metallurgical coke production, 21 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.