Definition: Hard coal, lignite
Primary production of these commodities consists of quantities of fuels extracted or produced, calculated after any operation for removal of inert matter. Primary production includes the quantities consumed by the producer in the production process (e.g. for heating or operation of equipment and auxiliaries) as well as supplies to other on-site producers of energy for transformation or other uses.
Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 On Energy Statistics, Joint International Energy Agency/Eurostat/United Nations Economic Commission For Europe annual questionnaire on solid fossil fuels and manufactured gases