World coal demand increases 1.4% in 2023, reaching more than 8.5 billion tonnes

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Alphavalue / Divacons| Global coal demand will reach a record 8.5 billion tonnes this year. According to a report on this raw material published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Friday and reported by Europa Press, this rise in demand will mean an increase of 1.4%. However, the Paris-based institution points out the deep divergences between economies, in addition to the expectation that consumption will gradually decline until 2026.

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