According to GlobalData, the US is the world’s fifth-largest producer of coal in 2022, with output up by 4% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from the US decreased by a CAGR of 7.06% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 0.1% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its US Coal Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
The US accounts for 6% of global production, with the largest producers being China, India, Indonesia and Australia. Exports of coal from the US increased by 0.61% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to India. The US’s coal exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 0.56% between 2022 and 2026.
Leading producers of coal in the US are Peabody Energy, Arch Resources, Alliance Resource Partners, Alpha Metallurgical Resources, Ramaco Resources and Metinvest. During 2020-2021, Peabody Energy's output was down by 1%, Arch Resources's output increased by 18%, while output from Alliance Resource Partners increased by 21%.
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