Coal


Coal supplies a third of all energy used worldwide and makes up 38% of electricity generation, as well as playing a crucial role in industries such as iron and steel.

Despite legitimate concerns about air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, coal use will continue to be significant in the future. Therefore greater efforts are needed by government and industry to embrace less polluting and more efficient technologies to ensure that coal becomes a much cleaner source of energy in the decades to come.

	2000	2017	2023
US	762.7742857	472.0171429	413
Europe (EU28)	450.9042857	323.2628571	280
Japan & Korea	198.1014286	293.2314286	284
China 	954.9328571	2752.49	2673
India	208.4628571	562.88	708
Southeast Asia	45.49142857	186.3328571	259
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Source:   Market Series Report:  Coal 2018

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