Belarus and coal
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Belarus does not produce coal and is a minor consumer, ranked in 78th in the world.
In 1998, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe estimated that Belarus held 151 million tonnes of coal reserves (all in lignite).
According to the state programme on environmental protection and sustainable use of natural resources for 2016‑20, Belarus had 150 million tonnes of coal with 98.2 Mt of "future potential."
|Category||Reserve Classification||Quantity||Units||Data Year|
|BGR Estimate||Reserves||0||million tonnes||2019|
|BGR Estimate||Resources||1,500||million tonnes||2019|
|Geological Survey||Reserves||150||million tonnes||2020|
|Geological Survey||Resources||-||million tonnes||1999|
|Commercial Reserves||Reserves||million tonnes|
|Commercial Resources||Resources||million tonnes|
In 2019, Belarus produced 0 million tonnes of coal per year.
Belarus consumes 681,228 short tonnes and ranks 78th in the world for coal consumption, accounting for about 0.1% of the world's total consumption in 2016.
Belarus imports 109% of its coal consumption (740,928 short tons in 2016).<ref name=WM>
Articles and resources
- "Argentina". U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Retrieved 2021-06-18.
- UNECEPromoting Energy Efficiency Country Report, p 16, 2005
- IEA, Belarus Energy Secturiy, accessed June 2021
- BGR Energy Study 2019 - Data and Developments in German and Global Energy Supplies (23), 200 p, Hannover, Germany
- "Albania Coal Reserves and Consumption Statistics - Worldometer". www.worldometers.info. Retrieved 2021-04-29.