CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
Eurostat's Concepts and Definitions Database

 

Term
Lignite (code 2210)
Term extension
Energy
Definition
Non-agglomerating coal with a gross calorific value less than 20 000 kJ/kg and greater than 31 % volatile matter on a dry mineral matter free basis.
Remark
Current Eurostat dissemination code: C0220
Old Eurostat dissemination code: 2210
Standard International Energy Product Classification (SIEC): Class 0220
SDMX (CL_SIEC_E): C0220
Source
Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 on energy statistics
Hyperlink
https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:32008R1099
Other link(s)
Relationships between products and flows of energy balances
International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES)
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