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Review by energy type: Coal

From coal reserves and production, to consumption and prices - this section provides information on the global coal market
Coal cranes in harbour at sunset, Duisberg, Germany

Coal reserves

Proved coal reserves, with charts of regional and world coal R/P ratios

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Bucket wheel of an overburden excavator at work, Grevenbroich, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Coal production

Coal production data for commercial solid fuels only i.e. bituminous, anthracite, lignite and brown coal

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Coal consumption

Coal consumption

Coal consumption data, with a consumption per capita map

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Train in the mining industry over 1000 years in Rammelsberg, Harz, Germany

Coal prices

Annual coal prices from Northwest Europe, the US, Japan and Asia

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Coal downloads