Coal: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 US coal production and demand in short tons. Total production is segmented by rank in terms of: sub-bituminous, bituminous, and lignite and anthracite. Total demand is segmented by market as follows: electric power; and commercial, industrial, and other markets.

To illustrate historical trends, total production, total demand, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017.

Charcoal production and demand are excluded from the scope of this report, as charcoal is a product that can be made from wood, peat, coal, or other materials in a separate production process. Throughout this report, measures in tons refer to short tons. Re-exports of coal are excluded from demand and trade figures.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

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