Classification 503222 for Standard International Trade Classification (SITC).

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Coal. In 2018, Coal were the world's 17th most traded product, with a total trade of $122B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Coal grew by 16.4%, from $105B to $122B. Trade in Coal represent 0.64% of total world trade.

Coal are a part of Coal, lignite and peat.

Exports In 2018 the top exporters of Coal  were Australia ($49.7B), Indonesia ($20.6B), Russia ($14.6B), United States ($12.1B), and Colombia ($6.58B).

Imports In 2018 the top importers of Coal were Japan ($21.5B), India ($19.3B), China ($18.6B), South Korea ($12.7B), and Rest of the world ($6.6B).

Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2018)Australia$49.7B
Top Destination (2018)Japan$21.5B

In 2018 Coal were the world's 17th most traded product (out of 764).

In 2018, the top exporters of Coal were Australia ($49.7B), Indonesia ($20.6B), Russia ($14.6B), United States ($12.1B), and Colombia ($6.58B).

In 2018, the top importers of Coal were Japan ($21.5B), India ($19.3B), China ($18.6B), South Korea ($12.7B), and Rest of the world ($6.6B).

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Exporters of Coal (2018)
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Importers of Coal (2018)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018)Australia$7.93B
Top Destination Growth (2017 -  2018)Rest of the world$6.6B

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Coal grew the fastest in Australia ($7.93B), Indonesia ($3.98B), United States ($2.12B), Russia ($1.5B), and South Africa ($715M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Coal were Rest of the world ($6.6B), Vietnam ($1.89B), China ($1.84B), India ($1.53B), and Netherlands ($1.44B).

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Exporters of Coal (2017 - 2018)

Importers of Coal (2017 - 2018)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Coal.

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Value of Exports in Coal

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2018)Australia$49.7B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2018)Japan$21.5B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Coal. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Coal during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Coal were Australia ($49.7B), Indonesia ($19.9B), Russia ($14.4B), United States ($11.6B), and Colombia ($6.58B).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Coal were Japan ($21.5B), India ($19.2B), China ($18.1B), South Korea ($12.7B), and Rest of the world ($6.6B).

Net Trade (2018)

Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Coal.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Coal in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Coal by percentage of total exports

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