Lignite production was 5 million 385 thousand 234 tons in February, while hard coal production was 86 thousand 568 tons.


© Reuters. Lignite production was 5 million 385 thousand 234 tons in February, while hard coal production was 86 thousand 568 tons.

Lignite production was 5 million 385 thousand 234 tons in February, while hard coal production was 86 thousand 568 tons.

Details of the TURKSTAT Solid Fuels, February 2021 report are as follows:

Lignite production was 5 million 385 thousand 234 tons in February.

While the salable production of lignite (1) increased by 7.6% in February compared to the same month of the previous year, it decreased by 1.9% compared to the previous month.

Hard coal production was 86 thousand 568 tons in February

Hard coal salable production decreased by 9.9% in February compared to the previous month and 15.8% compared to the same month of the previous year.

Hard coal coke salable production was 342 thousand 20 tons in February. This production decreased by 11.9% compared to the previous month and 5.5% compared to the same month of the previous year.

Hard coal imports amounted to 3 million 529 thousand 598 tons.

Hard coal imports increased by 2.8% in February compared to the previous month, and increased by 62.4% compared to the same month of the previous year.

Hard coal coke imports decreased by 52.1% in February compared to the previous month and 44.0% compared to the same month of the previous year.

The ratio of production to deliveries in February was the highest in lignite

The ratio of production to deliveries (2) was the highest in lignite with 105.9% in February. This ratio was calculated as 75.9% for hard coal coke and 2.6% for hard coal.

Hard coal and lignite delivered mostly to thermal power plants

When the distribution of solid fuels by delivery locations is analyzed, 58.5% of hard coal deliveries in February were made to thermal power plants, 14.0% to coke plants, 12.5% ​​to industries other than iron and steel, while 83.5% of lignite deliveries were made. i for thermal power plants and 10.5% for industry other than iron and steel. In the case of hard coal coke, the highest delivery was made to the iron and steel industry with 97.1%.

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