Uzbekistan and coal
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Uzbekistan is a small coal producer, ranked 34th in the world, extracting 4.1 million tonnes in 2019.
According to expert reports commissioned by the World Energy Council in 2011, Uzbekistan contains is 1853 million tonnes of brown coal and 47 million tonnes of black coal. Total coal resources are put at more than 5.7 billion tonnes. Uzbekistan has listed commercial coal reserves of approximately 3,000 Mt, including 1,000 Mt of bituminous coal. 
|Category||Reserve Classification||Quantity||Units||Data Year|
|BGR Estimate||Reserves||1,375||million tonnes||2019|
|BGR Estimate||Resources||9,477||million tonnes||2019|
|Geological Survey||Reserves||1,900||million tonnes||2011|
|Geological Survey||Resources||5,700||million tonnes||2011|
|Commercial Reporting||Reserves||million tonnes|
|Commercial Reporting||Resources||million tonnes|
Uzbekistan consumed 4.7 million short tons per annum in 2016, ranked 48th in the world, and accounting for about 0.4% of the world's total consumption.
In 2016, Uzbekistan imports 1% of its coal consumption (49,545 short tons).
In May 2018, Turkey agreed to build coal and gas plants in Uzbekistan.
- Energy Resources: Coal, World Energy Council, Country Notes, 2013.
- BGR Energy Study 2019 - Data and Developments in German and Global Energy Supplies (23), Hannover: Germany, 2019.
- Azimjon Kholikov, Assessment Report on Classification of Energy and Mineral Resources and its Management in the Republic of Uzbekistan, April 2019.
- "Uzbekistan Coal Reserves and Consumption Statistics - Worldometer". www.worldometers.info. Retrieved 2021-04-29.
- Uzbekistan calls on Turkish businesspeople to invest in free economic zones, Daily Sabah, 1 May 2018