In 2019, the United States exported about 93 million short tons of coal to at least 50 countries.1 About 59% of total coal exports in 2019 were metallurgical coal and 41% were steam coal.
|Million short tons||Percentage of total coal exports|
|Total, all countries||92.85|
|Top five countries|
|Total for top five countries||48.76||53%|
|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 1, 2020