Green petcoke production continued to decline YoY in August in the US.

Green petcoke production in the the US decreased 4.5% month-on-month in August, reaching 8.2 million tons. Compared to the same period last year, green petcoke production dropped from 9.8 million tons, down by 16.5%. Year-to-date green petcoke production reached 68.3 million tons, compared to 72.9 million tons posted in the same period last year. This is a 4,610,106 tons or 6.3% decrease for the first 8 months of the year.

Green petcoke production in the the East Coast posted a 1.1% month-on-month rise in August, reaching 229,743 tons. Compared to the same period last year, green petcoke production fell from 314,833 tons, down by 27.0%. For the year-to-date through August, green petcoke production were down by 314,122 tons or 13.8%, totaling 2.0 million tons for the first eight months of the year.

Green petcoke production in the the Midwest posted a 2.3% month-on-month decline in August, reaching 1,993,942 tons. Year-on-year, green petcoke production weakened 11.0% from 2,240,703 tons. For the year-to-date through August, green petcoke production was down by 587,829 tons or 3.7%, totaling 15.1 million tons for the first eight months of the year.

Green petcoke production in the the Gulf Coast decreased by 10.0% to 4,346,326 tons during the month of August compared to the previous month. Year-on-year, green petcoke production dropped 16.4% from 5,200,417 tons. Year-to-date green petcoke production reached 38.7 million tons, compared to 39.9 million tons posted in the same period last year. This is a 1,223,525 tons or 3.1% decrease for the first 8 months of the year.

Green petcoke production in the the Rocky Mountains rose 2.3% month-on-month in August, reaching 265,552 tons. Compared to the same period last year, green petcoke production weakened by 14.1% from when it was 309,160 tons. For the year-to-date through August, green petcoke production were down by 227,613 tons or 10.5%, totaling 1.9 million tons for the first eight months of the year.

Green petcoke production in the the West Coast improved to 1,353,995 tons in August, up 11.0% from 1,220,332 tons in July. Year-on-year, green petcoke production fell 22.5% from 1,747,536 tons. Year-to-date green petcoke production reached 10.6 million tons, compared to 12.8 million tons posted in the same period last year. This is a 2,257,012 tons or 17.6% drop for the first 8 months of the year.

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