According to GlobalData, India is the world’s second-largest producer of coal, with output of 865Mt in 2022, up by 7% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from India increased by a CAGR of 3% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 7% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its India Coal Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.

India accounts for 10% of global production, with the other largest producers being China (52%), Indonesia (7%), Australia (7%) and the US (6%). Exports of coal from India declined by 2.06% to 0.95Mt in 2022 over 2021.

Leading producers of coal in India are Coal India, Singareni Collieries, Gujarat Mineral Development and Tata Steel. Coal India's output was 617.05Mt in 2021, up by 2% on 2020. Singareni Collieries produced 64.44Mt, an increase of 29%, and output from Gujarat Mineral Development was 8.53Mt, an increase of 57% on the previous year.

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