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Coal Information 2018
Coal Information provides a comprehensive review of historical and current market trends in the world coal sector, including 2017 provisional data. It provides a review of the world coal market in 2016, alongside a statistical overview of developments, which covers world coal production and coal reserves, coal demand by type, coal trade and coal prices. A detailed and comprehensive statistical picture of historical and current coal developments in the 35 OECD member countries, by region and individually is presented in tables and charts. Complete coal balances and coal trade data for selected years are presented on 22 major non-OECD coal-producing and -consuming countries, with summary statistics on coal supply and end-use statistics for about 40 countries and regions worldwide.
Our work on Coal
- IEA, IEF and OPEC hold fourth Symposium on Gas and Coal Market Outlooks
7 November 2018
- Petrochemicals set to be the largest driver of world oil demand, latest IEA analysis finds
5 October 2018
- Only 4 out of 38 clean-energy technologies are on track to meet long-term climate goals
23 May 2018
Events & workshops
WorkshopEnergy Statistics Course March 2018Paris, France
WorkshopThe role of state-owned enterprises in the low-carbon energy transitionOECD Château de la Muette, Room D
WorkshopIntegrating New Technologies while Maintaining Resource AdequacyIEA, Room 1