Metallurgical coke production reached 2,571 kt in 2015 in Czech Republic, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.15 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in Czech Republic reached an all time high of 11,669 kt in 1987 and an all time low of 2,530 kt in 2009. When compared to Czech Republic's main peers, metallurgical coke production in Austria amounted to 1,465 kt, 1,058 kt in Hungary, 10,794 kt in Poland and 1,804 kt in Slovakia in 2015.
Czech Republic has been ranked 19th within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of metallurgical coke production, 2 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.