Metallurgical coke production reached 44,469 kt in 2015 in Russia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.31 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in Russia reached an all time high of 44,469 kt in 2015 and an all time low of 24,158 kt in 1998. When compared to Russia's main peers, metallurgical coke production in China amounted to 494,083 kt, 9,812 kt in Germany, 42,578 kt in Japan and 13,755 kt in USA in 2015.
Russia has been ranked 3rd within the group of 41 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.