Metallurgical coke production reached 8.82 kt in 2012 in Cuba, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.76 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in Cuba reached an all time high of 31.6 kt in 2003 and an all time low of 3.77 kt in 2009. When compared to Cuba's main peers, metallurgical coke production in Mexico amounted to 2,298 kt and 15,172 kt in USA in 2012.
Cuba has been ranked 43rd within the group of 43 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.