According to GlobalData, Colombia is the world’s twelfth-largest producer of coal, with output of 62Mt in 2022, up by 4% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Colombia decreased by a CAGR of 9.93% 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 Global Coal Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
Colombia accounts for 0.74% of global production, with the other largest producers being China (52%), India (10%), Indonesia (7%) and Australia (7%). Exports of coal from Colombia increased by 4% to 58Mt in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to Turkey. Colombia’s coal exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 0.96% between 2022 and 2026, to 60Mt by 2026.
Leading producers of coal in Colombia are Glencore, BHP and Anglo American. Glencore's output was 16.46Mt in 2021, down by 3% on 2020. BHP produced 8.01Mt, an increase of 3%, and output from Anglo American was 3.31Mt, a decrease of 35% on the previous year.
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