In 2020, the United States exported about 69 million short tons of coal to 62 countries.1 About 61% of total coal exports in 2020 were metallurgical coal and 39% were steam coal.
|Million short tons||Percentage of total coal exports|
|Total, all countries||69.07|
|Top five countries|
|Total for top five countries||39.16||56.7%|
|Note: The ports in The Netherlands are major sources for the transshipment of coal to other European nations. Therefore, a large portion of this volume may ultimately be consumed by other countries in Europe.|
1 Preliminary data.
Last updated: April 2, 2021