According to GlobalData, China is the world’s largest producer of coal in 2022, with output up by 8% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from China increased by a CAGR of 4% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 0.2% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its China Coal Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.

China accounts for 52% of global production, with the other largest producers being India, Indonesia, Australia and the US. Exports of coal from China increased by 17% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to Japan. China’s coal exports are expected to drop at a CAGR of 1.09% between 2022 and 2026.

Leading producers of coal in China are China Shenhua Energy and China National Coal Group. During 2020-2021, China Shenhua Energy's output was up by 5%, China National Coal Group's output increased by 2%.

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