According to GlobalData, Australia is the world’s fourth-largest producer of coal in 2022, with output up by 0.8% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Australia increased by a CAGR of 0.06% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 1% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Australia Coal Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.

Australia accounts for 7% of global production, with the largest producers being China, India, Indonesia and the US. Exports of coal from Australia increased by 5% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to Japan. Australia’s coal exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 0.56% between 2022 and 2026.

Leading producers of coal in Australia are Glencore, BHP, Peabody Energy, Anglo American, Mitsui and South32. During 2020-2021, Glencore's output was down by 3%, BHP's output increased by 3%, while output from Peabody Energy decreased by 1%.

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