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Coal exports, thousand short tons, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 191 countries was 7784.87 thousand short tons.The highest value was in Indonesia: 451520.09 thousand short tons and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 0 thousand short tons. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: thousand short tons; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Countries Coal exports, 2020 Global rank Available data
Indonesia 451520.09 1 1980 - 2020
Australia 429894.28 2 1980 - 2020
Russia 244311.73 3 1992 - 2020
South Africa 82573.09 4 1980 - 2020
Colombia 74774.74 5 1980 - 2020
USA 69067 6 1980 - 2020
Canada 35216.6 7 1980 - 2020
Mongolia 31472.19 8 1980 - 2020
Netherlands 21572.33 9 1980 - 2020
Mozambique 9209.77 10 1980 - 2020
Philippines 8326.9 11 1980 - 2020
Poland 5192.56 12 1980 - 2020
China 3486.61 13 1980 - 2020
Kazakhstan 3300.81 14 1992 - 2020
Spain 2189.54 15 1980 - 2020
Belarus 1735.02 16 1992 - 2020
Germany 1731.18 17 1991 - 2020
Czechia 1504.45 18 1993 - 2020
UK 1442.64 19 1980 - 2020
New Zealand 1257 20 1980 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 1084.65 21 1992 - 2020
India 1040.63 22 1980 - 2020
Vietnam 982.32 23 1980 - 2020
Venezuela 753.6 24 1980 - 2020
Botswana 547.74 25 1980 - 2020
Belgium 322.54 26 1980 - 2020
Peru 278.15 27 1980 - 2020
Laos 259.42 28 1980 - 2020
Denmark 213.85 29 1980 - 2020
Zimbabwe 210.02 30 1980 - 2020
Swaziland 180 31 1980 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 173.11 32 1992 - 2020
Ireland 145.41 33 1980 - 2020
Tanzania 138.72 34 1980 - 2020
Montenegro 106.05 35 2006 - 2020
Lithuania 82.26 36 1992 - 2020
Serbia 79.66 37 2006 - 2020
Thailand 69.63 38 1980 - 2020
Egypt 68.39 39 1980 - 2020
Iran 61.79 40 1980 - 2020
Turkey 55.89 41 1980 - 2020
Norway 50.7 42 1980 - 2020
Zambia 43.11 43 1980 - 2020
Bulgaria 38.4 44 1980 - 2020
Italy 30.59 45 1980 - 2020
France 25.33 46 1980 - 2020
Malaysia 18.71 47 1980 - 2020
Brazil 17.01 48 1980 - 2020
Nigeria 13.24 49 1980 - 2020
Greece 7.4 50 1980 - 2020
Hungary 5.33 51 1980 - 2020
Mexico 3.26 52 1980 - 2020
Latvia 3.17 53 1992 - 2020
Slovenia 3.06 54 1992 - 2020
Japan 2.91 55 1980 - 2020
Ukraine 2.88 56 1992 - 2020
Romania 2.33 57 1980 - 2020
UA Emirates 1.83 58 1980 - 2020
Burma 1.64 59 1980 - 2020
Taiwan 1.59 60 1980 - 2020
Uzbekistan 1.47 61 1992 - 2020
Pakistan 1.18 62 1980 - 2020
Georgia 0.66 63 1992 - 2020
North Macedonia 0.65 64 1992 - 2020
Singapore 0.58 65 1980 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 0.28 66 1980 - 2020
South Korea 0.25 67 1980 - 2020
Malawi 0.1 68 1980 - 2020
Austria 0.08 69 1980 - 2020
Sweden 0.01 70 1980 - 2020
Afghanistan 0 71 1980 - 2020
Albania 0 72 1980 - 2020
Algeria 0 73 1980 - 2020
Angola 0 74 1980 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 0 75 1980 - 2020
Argentina 0 76 1980 - 2020
Armenia 0 77 1992 - 2020
Aruba 0 78 1986 - 2020
Azerbaijan 0 79 1992 - 2020
Bahamas 0 80 1980 - 2020
Bahrain 0 81 1980 - 2020
Bangladesh 0 82 1980 - 2020
Barbados 0 83 1980 - 2020
Belize 0 84 1980 - 2020
Benin 0 85 1980 - 2020
Bermuda 0 86 1980 - 2020
Bhutan 0 87 1980 - 2020
Bolivia 0 88 1980 - 2020
Brunei 0 89 1980 - 2020
Burkina Faso 0 90 1980 - 2020
Burundi 0 91 1980 - 2020
Cambodia 0 92 1980 - 2020
Cameroon 0 93 1980 - 2020
Cape Verde 0 94 1980 - 2020
C.A. Republic 0 95 1980 - 2020
Chad 0 96 1980 - 2020
Chile 0 97 1980 - 2020
Comoros 0 98 1980 - 2020
Croatia 0 99 1992 - 2020
Cuba 0 100 1980 - 2020
Cyprus 0 101 1980 - 2020
DR Congo 0 102 1980 - 2020
Djibouti 0 103 1980 - 2020
Dominica 0 104 1980 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 0 105 1980 - 2020
Ecuador 0 106 1980 - 2020
El Salvador 0 107 1980 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 0 108 1980 - 2020
Eritrea 0 109 1994 - 2020
Estonia 0 110 1992 - 2020
Ethiopia 0 111 1980 - 2020
Faroe Isl. 0 112 1980 - 2020
Fiji 0 113 1980 - 2020
Finland 0 114 1980 - 2020
Gabon 0 115 1980 - 2020
Gambia 0 116 1980 - 2020
Ghana 0 117 1980 - 2020
Gibraltar 0 118 1980 - 2020
Grenada 0 119 1980 - 2020
Guatemala 0 120 1980 - 2020
Guinea 0 121 1980 - 2020
G.-Bissau 0 122 1980 - 2020
Guyana 0 123 1980 - 2020
Haiti 0 124 1980 - 2020
Honduras 0 125 1980 - 2020
Hong Kong 0 126 1980 - 2020
Iceland 0 127 1980 - 2020
Iraq 0 128 1980 - 2020
Israel 0 129 1980 - 2020
Ivory Coast 0 130 1980 - 2020
Jamaica 0 131 1980 - 2020
Jordan 0 132 1980 - 2020
Kenya 0 133 1980 - 2020
Kuwait 0 134 1980 - 2020
Lebanon 0 135 1980 - 2020
Lesotho 0 136 1980 - 2020
Liberia 0 137 1980 - 2020
Libya 0 138 1980 - 2020
Luxembourg 0 139 1980 - 2020
Macao 0 140 1980 - 2020
Madagascar 0 141 1980 - 2020
Maldives 0 142 1980 - 2020
Mali 0 143 1980 - 2020
Malta 0 144 1980 - 2020
Mauritania 0 145 1980 - 2020
Mauritius 0 146 1980 - 2020
Micronesia 0 147 1980 - 2020
Moldova 0 148 1992 - 2020
Montserrat 0 149 1980 - 2020
Morocco 0 150 1980 - 2020
Namibia 0 151 1990 - 2020
Nepal 0 152 1980 - 2020
N. Caledonia 0 153 1980 - 2020
Nicaragua 0 154 1980 - 2020
Niger 0 155 1980 - 2020
North Korea 0 156 1980 - 2020
Oman 0 157 1980 - 2020
Panama 0 158 1980 - 2020
Papua N.G. 0 159 1980 - 2020
Paraguay 0 160 1980 - 2020
Portugal 0 161 1980 - 2020
Puerto Rico 0 162 1980 - 2020
Qatar 0 163 1980 - 2020
R. of Congo 0 164 1980 - 2020
Rwanda 0 165 1980 - 2020
Saint Lucia 0 166 1980 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 0 167 1980 - 2020
Samoa 0 168 1980 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 0 169 1980 - 2020
Senegal 0 170 1980 - 2020
Seychelles 0 171 1980 - 2020
Sierra Leone 0 172 1980 - 2020
Slovakia 0 173 1993 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 0 174 1980 - 2020
Somalia 0 175 1980 - 2020
Sri Lanka 0 176 1980 - 2020
Sudan 0 177 1980 - 2020
Suriname 0 178 1980 - 2020
Switzerland 0 179 1980 - 2020
Syria 0 180 1980 - 2020
Tajikistan 0 181 1992 - 2020
Togo 0 182 1980 - 2020
Tonga 0 183 1980 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 0 184 1980 - 2020
Tunisia 0 185 1980 - 2020
Turkmenistan 0 186 1992 - 2020
Tuvalu 0 187 1980 - 2020
Uganda 0 188 1980 - 2020
Uruguay 0 189 1980 - 2020
Vanuatu 0 190 1980 - 2020
Yemen 0 191 1980 - 2020


Definition: Amount of coal shipped to foreign destinations.
451520.09
429894.28
244311.73
82573.09
74774.74
69067.00
35216.60
31472.19
21572.33
9209.77
8326.90
5192.56
3486.61
3300.81
2189.54
1735.02
1731.18
1504.45
1442.64
1257.00
1084.65
1040.63
982.32
753.60
547.74
322.54
278.15
259.42
213.85
210.02
180.00
173.11
145.41
138.72
106.05
82.26
79.66
69.63
68.39
61.79
55.89
50.70
43.11
38.40
30.59
25.33
18.71
17.01
13.24
7.40
5.33
3.26
3.17
3.06
2.91
2.88
2.33
1.83
1.64
1.59
1.47
1.18
0.66
0.65
0.58
0.28
0.25
0.10
0.08
0.01
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