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Term
Coal tar (code C0340)
Term extension
Energy
Definition
A result of the destructive distillation of bituminous coal. Coal tar is the liquid by-product of the distillation of coal to make coke in the coke oven process or is produced from brown coal (‘low-temperature tar’).
Remark
Current Eurostat dissemination code: C0340
Old Eurostat dissemination code: 2130
Standard International Energy Product Classification (SIEC): Class 0340
SDMX (CL_SIEC_E): C0340
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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