Metallurgical coke production reached 3,014 kt in 2015 in United Kingdom, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 24.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 11,089 kt in 1980 and an all time low of 3,014 kt in 2015. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, metallurgical coke production in Belgium amounted to 1,356 kt, 2,802 kt in France and 9,812 kt in Germany in 2015.
United Kingdom has been ranked 15th within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of metallurgical coke production.
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.