Metallurgical coke production reached 28.7 kt in 2012 in Estonia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.33 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in Estonia reached an all time high of 48.5 kt in 1996 and an all time low of 17.6 kt in 1999. When compared to Estonia's main peers, metallurgical coke production in Finland amounted to 971 kt and 39,807 kt in Russia in 2012.
Estonia has been ranked 42nd 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.