Metallurgical coke production reached 556 kt in 2015 in New Zealand, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.361 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in New Zealand reached an all time high of 556 kt in 2015 and an all time low of 1.10 kt in 1987.
New Zealand has been ranked 35th within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of metallurgical coke production, 6 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.