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Coal imports, thousand short tons, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 192 countries was 7958.16 thousand short tons. The highest value was in China: 345488.69 thousand short tons and the lowest value was in Antigua and Barbuda: 0 thousand short tons. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2022. 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 imports, 2022 Global rank Available data
China 345488.69 1 1980 - 2022
India 234147.17 2 1980 - 2022
Japan 209407.38 3 1980 - 2022
South Korea 133347.98 4 1980 - 2022
Taiwan 70157.3 5 1980 - 2022
Germany 46777.86 6 1991 - 2022
Vietnam 43506.67 7 1980 - 2022
Turkey 40599.53 8 1980 - 2022
Philippines 34770.75 9 1980 - 2022
Malaysia 34169.6 10 1980 - 2022
Netherlands 27370.71 11 1980 - 2022
Russia 25422.99 12 1992 - 2022
Thailand 24761.8 13 1980 - 2022
Pakistan 24066.22 14 1980 - 2022
Brazil 19611.65 15 1980 - 2022
Poland 14540.88 16 1980 - 2022
Italy 13536.26 17 1980 - 2022
Morocco 12843.97 18 1980 - 2022
Indonesia 11793.87 19 1980 - 2022
Spain 11361.96 20 1980 - 2022
France 9843.49 21 1980 - 2022
Mexico 9646.94 22 1980 - 2022
Chile 8859.91 23 1980 - 2022
Israel 7232.71 24 1980 - 2022
UK 7007.99 25 1980 - 2022
Ukraine 6828.02 26 1992 - 2022
USA 6312.93 27 1980 - 2022
Hong Kong 6261.82 28 1980 - 2022
Bangladesh 6149.28 29 1980 - 2022
Canada 5817.86 30 1980 - 2022
Czechia 4718.1 31 1993 - 2022
Belgium 4516.19 32 1980 - 2022
Finland 4115.86 33 1980 - 2022
Slovakia 3648.74 34 1993 - 2022
Austria 3627.66 35 1980 - 2022
UA Emirates 3598.94 36 1980 - 2022
Egypt 3010.67 37 1980 - 2022
Belarus 2704.75 38 1992 - 2022
South Africa 2564.45 39 1980 - 2022
Cambodia 2495.59 40 1980 - 2022
Sri Lanka 2429.01 41 1980 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 2410.8 42 1980 - 2022
Uzbekistan 2407.71 43 1992 - 2022
Argentina 2292.56 44 1980 - 2022
Denmark 2062.34 45 1980 - 2022
Sweden 1932.27 46 1980 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. 1495.61 47 1992 - 2022
Ireland 1470.7 48 1980 - 2022
Guatemala 1436.89 49 1980 - 2022
Puerto Rico 1432.11 50 1980 - 2022
Brunei 1326.08 51 1980 - 2022
Kenya 1287.54 52 1980 - 2022
Serbia 1186.56 53 2006 - 2022
N. Caledonia 1116.26 54 1980 - 2022
Nepal 1096.74 55 1980 - 2022
Bulgaria 934.04 56 1980 - 2022
Panama 931.78 57 1980 - 2022
Norway 897.7 58 1980 - 2022
Hungary 852.28 59 1980 - 2022
North Macedonia 826.04 60 1992 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan 813.98 61 1992 - 2022
New Zealand 793.93 62 1980 - 2022
Croatia 740.02 63 1992 - 2022
Romania 738.79 64 1980 - 2022
Ethiopia 734.03 65 1980 - 2022
Singapore 651.55 66 1980 - 2022
Mauritius 639.34 67 1980 - 2022
Madagascar 563.15 68 1980 - 2022
Senegal 553.36 69 1980 - 2022
Lithuania 530.7 70 1992 - 2022
Slovenia 510.69 71 1992 - 2022
Peru 391.83 72 1980 - 2022
Burma 335.12 73 1980 - 2022
Jordan 326.78 74 1980 - 2022
Lebanon 216.31 75 1980 - 2022
Honduras 209.44 76 1980 - 2022
Australia 209 77 1980 - 2022
Switzerland 185.41 78 1980 - 2022
Yemen 181.89 79 1980 - 2022
Swaziland 162.23 80 1980 - 2022
Latvia 161.33 81 1992 - 2022
Moldova 132.9 82 1992 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 131.69 83 1980 - 2022
Georgia 114.02 84 1992 - 2022
Iceland 109.86 85 1980 - 2022
Tajikistan 107.22 86 1992 - 2022
Togo 99.74 87 1980 - 2022
Ghana 94.13 88 1980 - 2022
Liberia 85.65 89 1980 - 2022
Cyprus 85.63 90 1980 - 2022
Greece 77.72 91 1980 - 2022
Kuwait 71.78 92 1980 - 2022
Jamaica 71.67 93 1980 - 2022
Rwanda 70.38 94 1980 - 2022
Iran 65.28 95 1980 - 2022
Oman 57.11 96 1980 - 2022
Armenia 51.41 97 1992 - 2022
Bhutan 50.63 98 1980 - 2022
Benin 50.47 99 1980 - 2022
Albania 45.84 100 1980 - 2022
Namibia 36.13 101 1990 - 2022
Syria 30.03 102 1980 - 2022
Lesotho 25.56 103 1980 - 2022
DR Congo 24.95 104 1980 - 2022
Ecuador 21.62 105 1980 - 2022
Algeria 21.24 106 1980 - 2022
Azerbaijan 20.43 107 1992 - 2022
Portugal 14.44 108 1980 - 2022
Uruguay 13.34 109 1980 - 2022
Papua N.G. 10.33 110 1980 - 2022
Bolivia 9.94 111 1980 - 2022
Burundi 8.32 112 1980 - 2022
Laos 5.56 113 1980 - 2022
Kazakhstan 4.37 114 1992 - 2022
Niger 2.99 115 1980 - 2022
Luxembourg 2.95 116 1980 - 2022
Cuba 2.71 117 1980 - 2022
Estonia 2.68 118 1992 - 2022
Comoros 2.26 119 1980 - 2022
Zimbabwe 2.13 120 1980 - 2022
Afghanistan 2.03 121 1980 - 2022
El Salvador 1.87 122 1980 - 2022
Botswana 1.61 123 1980 - 2022
Iraq 1.34 124 1980 - 2022
Djibouti 1.15 125 1980 - 2022
Tunisia 0.8 126 1980 - 2022
Colombia 0.79 127 1980 - 2022
Zambia 0.36 128 1980 - 2022
Qatar 0.33 129 1980 - 2022
Ivory Coast 0.32 130 1980 - 2022
Libya 0.29 131 1980 - 2022
Tr.&Tobago 0.25 132 1980 - 2022
Nigeria 0.22 133 1980 - 2022
Venezuela 0.19 134 1980 - 2022
Barbados 0.14 135 1980 - 2022
Turkmenistan 0.13 136 1992 - 2022
Cameroon 0.1 137 1980 - 2022
Tanzania 0.1 138 1980 - 2022
Bahrain 0.07 139 1980 - 2022
Mauritania 0.06 140 1980 - 2022
Angola 0.05 141 1980 - 2022
Sudan 0.04 142 1980 - 2022
Eq. Guinea 0.02 143 1980 - 2022
Mongolia 0.02 144 1980 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... 0.02 145 1980 - 2022
Haiti 0.01 146 1980 - 2022
Mozambique 0.01 147 1980 - 2022
Ant.& Barb. 0 148 1980 - 2022
Aruba 0 149 1986 - 2022
Bahamas 0 150 1980 - 2022
Belize 0 151 1980 - 2022
Bermuda 0 152 1980 - 2022
Burkina Faso 0 153 1980 - 2022
Cape Verde 0 154 1980 - 2022
C.A. Republic 0 155 1980 - 2022
Chad 0 156 1980 - 2022
Dominica 0 157 1980 - 2022
Eritrea 0 158 1994 - 2022
Faroe Isl. 0 159 1980 - 2022
Fiji 0 160 1980 - 2022
Gabon 0 161 1980 - 2022
Gambia 0 162 1980 - 2022
Gibraltar 0 163 1980 - 2022
Grenada 0 164 1980 - 2022
Guinea 0 165 1980 - 2022
G.-Bissau 0 166 1980 - 2022
Guyana 0 167 1980 - 2022
Kiribati 0 168 1980 - 2022
Macao 0 169 1980 - 2022
Malawi 0 170 1980 - 2022
Maldives 0 171 1980 - 2022
Mali 0 172 1980 - 2022
Malta 0 173 1980 - 2022
Micronesia 0 174 1980 - 2022
Montenegro 0 175 2006 - 2022
Montserrat 0 176 1980 - 2022
Nicaragua 0 177 1980 - 2022
North Korea 0 178 1980 - 2022
Paraguay 0 179 1980 - 2022
R. of Congo 0 180 1980 - 2022
Saint Lucia 0 181 1980 - 2022
Samoa 0 182 1980 - 2022
S.T.&Principe 0 183 1980 - 2022
Seychelles 0 184 1980 - 2022
Sierra Leone 0 185 1980 - 2022
Solomon Isl. 0 186 1980 - 2022
Somalia 0 187 1980 - 2022
Suriname 0 188 1980 - 2022
Tonga 0 189 1980 - 2022
Tuvalu 0 190 1980 - 2022
Uganda 0 191 1980 - 2022
Vanuatu 0 192 1980 - 2022



Definition: Amount of foreign coal shipped to the country.
345488.69
234147.17
209407.38
133347.98
70157.30
46777.86
43506.67
40599.53
34770.75
34169.60
27370.71
25422.99
24761.80
24066.22
19611.65
14540.88
13536.26
12843.97
11793.87
11361.96
9843.49
9646.94
8859.91
7232.71
7007.99
6828.02
6312.93
6261.82
6149.28
5817.86
4718.10
4516.19
4115.86
3648.74
3627.66
3598.94
3010.67
2704.75
2564.45
2495.59
2429.01
2410.80
2407.71
2292.56
2062.34
1932.27
1495.61
1470.70
1436.89
1432.11
1326.08
1287.54
1186.56
1116.26
1096.74
934.04
931.78
897.70
852.28
826.04
813.98
793.93
740.02
738.79
734.03
651.55
639.34
563.15
553.36
530.70
510.69
391.83
335.12
326.78
216.31
209.44
209.00
185.41
181.89
162.23
161.33
132.90
131.69
114.02
109.86
107.22
99.74
94.13
85.65
85.63
77.72
71.78
71.67
70.38
65.28
57.11
51.41
50.63
50.47
45.84
36.13
30.03
25.56
24.95
21.62
21.24
20.43
14.44
13.34
10.33
9.94
8.32
5.56
4.37
2.99
2.95
2.71
2.68
2.26
2.13
2.03
1.87
1.61
1.34
1.15
0.80
0.79
0.36
0.33
0.32
0.29
0.25
0.22
0.19
0.14
0.13
0.10
0.10
0.07
0.06
0.05
0.04
0.02
0.02
0.02
0.01
0.01
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0
86372.2
172744.3
259116.5
345488.69
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