Metallurgical coke production reached 12,806 kt in 2015 in Ukraine, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 16.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in Ukraine reached an all time high of 30,093 kt in 1992 and an all time low of 12,806 kt in 2015. When compared to Ukraine's main peers, metallurgical coke production in Poland amounted to 10,794 kt and 44,469 kt in Russia in 2015.
Ukraine has been ranked 8th within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of metallurgical coke production, 3 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.