In 2018, the United States exported 115.63 million short tons of coal to at least 53 countries.1 About 53% of total coal exports in 2018 were metallurgical coal, and 47% were steam coal. The top five destinations of U.S. coal exports, the exported amount (in million short tons), and their shares of total U.S. coal exports in 2018 were
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 12, 2019