Gross consumption of charcoal

Definition: 

Gross consumption of charcoal is negative (Production + Imports – Exports + Stock changes + Statistical difference) because charcoal is produced from firewood, therefore production is shown in charcoal production item in the Transformation sector.

In this case charcoal balance is calculated as follows: Volume of charcoal produced in transformation sector + Imports – Exports + Stock changes + Statistical difference = Final consumption.

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