The U.S.'s coal output was estimated at 11.65 million short tons (10.57 million tonnes) over the week ending on July 24, down 4.67% from the previous week, but still 27.99% higher than the same period last year, data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) showed on July 29.
Coal production in Wyoming and Montana combined was estimated at 5.27 million short tons, down 4.84% from the week prior yet up 24.28% from a year ago.
Illinois's output was estimated at 714,500 short tons, down 5.33% from the previous week but up 40.18% year on year, while Appalachian coal production was estimated at 3.02 million short tons, stable week on week but up 33% from the previous year.
Over the first 30 weeks in 2021, U.S. coal production was estimated at 332 million short tons, up 11.3% year on year.
U.S. rail coal shipments were 65.95 million short tons in the week, down 4.68% from a week ago. It was also 14.15% higher than the corresponding week last year.
(Writing by Lilya Li Editing by Tammy Yang)
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