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Table 7.5 Coal Exports by Country of Destination, 1960-2011 (Million Short Tons)
Table 7.5  Coal Exports by Country of Destination, 1960-2011
                     (Million Short Tons)



Year



Canada



Brazil
Europe


Japan



Other 3



Total

Belgium 1

Denmark

France

Germany 2

Italy
Nether-
lands

Spain

Turkey
United
Kingdom

Other 3

Total
1960 12.8 1.1 1.1 0.1 0.8 4.6 4.9 2.8 0.3 NA - 2.4 17.1 5.6 1.3 38.0
1961 12.1 1.0 1.0 .1 .7 4.3 4.8 2.6 .2 NA - 2.0 15.7 6.6 1.0 36.4
1962 12.3 1.3 1.3 (s) .9 5.1 6.0 3.3 .8 NA (s) 1.8 19.1 6.5 1.0 40.2
1963 14.6 1.2 2.7 (s) 2.7 5.6 7.9 5.0 1.5 NA - 2.4 27.7 6.1 .9 50.4
1964 14.8 1.1 2.3 (s) 2.2 5.2 8.1 4.2 1.4 NA - 2.6 26.0 6.5 1.1 49.5
1965 16.3 1.2 2.2 (s) 2.1 4.7 9.0 3.4 1.4 NA (s) 2.3 25.1 7.5 .9 51.0
1966 16.5 1.7 1.8 (s) 1.6 4.9 7.8 3.2 1.2 NA (s) 2.5 23.1 7.8 1.0 50.1
1967 15.8 1.7 1.4 - 2.1 4.7 5.9 2.2 1.0 NA - 2.1 19.4 12.2 1.0 50.1
1968 17.1 1.8 1.1 - 1.5 3.8 4.3 1.5 1.5 NA - 1.9 15.5 15.8 .9 51.2
1969 17.3 1.8 .9 - 2.3 3.5 3.7 1.6 1.8 NA - 1.3 15.2 21.4 1.2 56.9
1970 19.1 2.0 1.9 - 3.6 5.0 4.3 2.1 3.2 NA (s) 1.8 21.8 27.6 1.2 71.7
1971 18.0 1.9 .8 - 3.2 2.9 2.7 1.6 2.6 NA 1.7 1.1 16.6 19.7 1.1 57.3
1972 18.7 1.9 1.1 - 1.7 2.4 3.7 2.3 2.1 NA 2.4 1.1 16.9 18.0 1.2 56.7
1973 16.7 1.6 1.2 - 2.0 1.6 3.3 1.8 2.2 NA .9 1.3 14.4 19.2 1.6 53.6
1974 14.2 1.3 1.1 - 2.7 1.5 3.9 2.6 2.0 NA 1.4 .9 16.1 27.3 1.8 60.7
1975 17.3 2.0 .6 - 3.6 2.0 4.5 2.1 2.7 NA 1.9 1.6 19.0 25.4 2.6 66.3
1976 16.9 2.2 2.2 (s) 3.5 1.0 4.2 3.5 2.5 NA .8 2.1 19.9 18.8 2.1 60.0
1977 17.7 2.3 1.5 .1 2.1 .9 4.1 2.0 1.6 NA .6 2.1 15.0 15.9 3.5 54.3
1978 15.7 1.5 1.1 - 1.7 .6 3.2 1.1 .8 NA .4 2.2 11.0 10.1 2.5 40.7
1979 19.5 2.8 3.2 .2 3.9 2.6 5.0 2.0 1.4 NA 1.4 4.4 23.9 15.7 4.1 66.0
1980 17.5 3.3 4.6 1.7 7.8 2.5 7.1 4.7 3.4 NA 4.1 6.0 41.9 23.1 6.0 91.7
1981 18.2 2.7 4.3 3.9 9.7 4.3 10.5 6.8 6.4 .6 2.3 8.2 57.0 25.9 8.7 112.5
1982 18.6 3.1 4.8 2.8 9.0 2.3 11.3 5.9 5.6 1.6 2.0 6.0 51.3 25.8 7.5 106.3
1983 17.2 3.6 2.5 1.7 4.2 1.5 8.1 4.2 3.3 1.6 1.2 4.7 33.1 17.9 6.1 77.8
1984 20.4 4.7 3.9 .6 3.8 .9 7.6 5.5 2.3 1.5 2.9 3.9 32.8 16.3 7.2 81.5
1985 16.4 5.9 4.4 2.2 4.5 1.1 10.3 6.3 3.5 2.2 2.7 8.1 45.1 15.4 9.9 92.7
1986 14.5 5.7 4.4 2.1 5.4 .8 10.4 5.6 2.6 2.4 2.9 5.9 42.6 11.4 11.4 85.5
1987 16.2 5.8 4.6 .9 2.9 .5 9.5 4.1 2.5 .8 2.6 5.8 34.2 11.1 12.3 79.6
1988 19.2 5.3 6.5 2.8 4.3 .7 11.1 5.1 2.5 2.0 3.7 6.4 45.1 14.1 11.3 95.0
1989 16.8 5.7 7.1 3.2 6.5 .7 11.2 6.1 3.3 1.7 4.5 7.2 51.6 13.8 12.9 100.8
1990 15.5 5.8 8.5 3.2 6.9 1.1 11.9 8.4 3.8 2.1 5.2 7.4 58.4 13.3 12.7 105.8
1991 11.2 7.1 7.5 4.7 9.5 1.7 11.3 9.6 4.7 2.2 6.2 8.2 65.5 12.3 13.0 109.0
1992 15.1 6.4 7.2 3.8 8.1 1.0 9.3 9.1 4.5 2.0 5.6 6.6 57.3 12.3 11.4 102.5
1993 8.9 5.2 5.2 .3 4.0 .5 6.9 5.6 4.1 1.6 4.1 5.3 37.6 11.9 11.0 74.5
1994 9.2 5.5 4.9 .5 2.9 .3 7.5 4.9 4.1 1.3 3.4 6.0 35.8 10.2 10.7 71.4
1995 9.4 6.4 4.5 2.1 3.7 2.0 9.1 7.3 4.7 2.0 4.7 8.7 48.6 11.8 12.4 88.5
1996 12.0 6.5 4.6 1.3 3.9 1.1 9.2 7.1 4.1 2.2 6.2 7.7 47.2 10.5 14.2 90.5
1997 15.0 7.5 4.3 .4 3.4 .9 7.0 4.8 4.1 2.1 7.2 7.1 41.3 8.0 11.8 83.5
1998 20.7 6.5 3.2 .3 3.2 1.2 5.3 4.5 3.2 1.6 5.9 5.3 33.8 7.7 9.4 78.0
1999 19.8 4.4 2.1 - 2.5 .6 4.0 3.4 2.5 .8 3.2 3.5 22.5 5.0 6.7 58.5
2000 18.8 4.5 2.9 .1 3.0 1.0 3.7 2.6 2.7 1.8 3.3 3.9 25.0 4.4 5.8 58.5
2001 17.6 4.6 2.8 - 2.2 .9 5.4 2.1 1.6 .9 2.5 2.4 20.8 2.1 3.6 48.7
2002 16.7 3.5 2.4 - 1.3 1.0 3.1 1.7 1.9 .6 1.9 1.8 15.6 1.3 2.6 39.6
2003 20.8 3.5 1.8 .3 1.3 .5 2.8 2.0 1.8 1.1 1.5 2.1 15.1 (s) 3.6 43.0
2004 17.8 4.4 1.7 .1 1.1 .6 2.1 2.5 1.5 1.3 2.0 2.3 15.2 4.4 6.2 48.0
2005 19.5 4.2 2.1 .1 1.3 .7 2.5 2.6 1.9 1.9 1.8 4.1 18.8 2.1 5.4 49.9
2006 19.9 4.5 2.2 .4 1.6 1.7 3.3 2.1 1.6 1.2 2.6 4.2 20.8 .3 4.1 49.6
2007 18.4 6.5 2.1 .1 2.4 2.3 3.5 4.6 1.5 1.4 3.4 5.8 27.1 (s) 7.1 59.2
2008 23.0 6.4 3.1 .4 3.5 2.5 3.2 7.0 2.4 1.9 5.8 10.6 40.3 1.7 10.1 81.5
2009 10.6 7.4 2.7 .3 3.4 2.5 2.3 5.9 1.7 1.4 4.6 5.3 30.1 .9 10.1 59.1
2010 11.4 7.9 2.3 .1 3.2 2.7 3.3 7.3 1.9 2.5 4.4 10.5 38.2 3.2 21.0 81.7
2011P 6.8 8.7 3.1 .2 4.0 4.8 5.6 10.8 1.8 2.9 6.9 13.9 53.9 6.9 30.9 107.3
1Through 1999, includes Luxembourg. P=Preliminary.  NA=Not Available.  - =No data reported.  (s)=Less than 0.05 million short tons.  
2Through 1990, data for Germany are for the former West Germany only.  Beginning in 1991, data for
Germany are for the unified Germany, i.e., the former East Germany and West Germany.
Note:  Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.
3See source publications for data for countries included in "Other." Sources:  -  1960-1988-U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, U.S. Exports by
Schedule B Commodities, EM 522.  -  1989-2000-U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Coal
Industry Annual, annual reports.  -  2001 forward-EIA, Quarterly Coal Report October-December,
quarterly reports; and U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, "Monthly Report EM 545."
U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)