South Korea: Coal imports

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 South Korea

Coal imports, thousand short tons

 Latest value 133,347.98
 Year 2022
 Measure thousand short tons
 Data availability 1980 - 2022
 Average 78,037.80
 Min - Max 5,546.82 - 163,934.63
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1980 to 2022. The average value for South Korea during that period was 78037.8 thousand short tons with a minimum of 5546.82 thousand short tons in 1980 and a maximum of 163934.63 thousand short tons in 2018. The latest value from 2022 is 133347.98 thousand short tons. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 192 countries is 7958.16 thousand short tons. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
South Korea - Coal imports - Recent values chart

Historical chart
South Korea - Coal imports - historical chart - 1980-2022




Definition: Amount of foreign coal shipped to the country.

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