|Periods||Primary coals Imports (million kg)||Primary coals Exports (million kg)|
This table presents the main figures for supply and consumption of primary coal (hard coal, lignite) and coal products in the Netherlands in a long time series.
Status of the figures:
Figures of 1802 up to and including 2019 are definite. Figures of 2020 and 2021 are revised provisional.
Changes as of June 17th 2022:
Revised provisional figures added for 2021.
Changes as of 1st of March 2022:
Figures from 1990 up to and including 2014 have been revised. The most relevant adaptations are a change of imports and stock changes of hard coal and lignite and other output of coke-oven cokes of several million kg on a yearly basis.
When will new figures be published?
Revised provisional figures: June/July in the following year.
Definite figures: december in the second following year.
- Primary coals
- Hard coal:
Fossil fuel existing of carbonised rests of vegetal origin.
Sorts of hard coal: anthracite, coke oven cokes and stem coal. All these types have a calorific value of more than 24 megajoules per kilogram of the ash-free and wet product.
Sort of coal with a calorific value of less than 20 megajoules per kilogram of the ash-free and wet product and greater than 31 percent volatile matter on a dry mineral free basis.
- Imports of hard coal.
- Exports of hard coal.