Metallurgical coke production reached 747,126 kt in 2015 in World, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.97 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, metallurgical coke production in World reached an all time high of 786,236 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 267,891 kt in 1995. When compared to World'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.
World has been ranked 1st 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.