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Coal Pricing and Market Coverage

Access a depth of global coal market intelligence and key pricing indices through several coal reports published by IHS Markit, OPIS’ parent company. These reports cover North American coal markets, APAC and Chinese coal markets, the Southern African coal market and all-inclusive global coal markets. Get daily and weekly coal prices, up-to-date production and consumption data and import/export statistics for thermal, metallurgical and petroleum coke (petcoke).

Free coal market news stories are also available.

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Coal Pricing and News Reports for North American Markets

  • U.S. Coal Review: Get an in-depth recap of impactful events in the coal industry with a focus on the U.S. utilities and industrial sector, with physical coal prices and trades included. Delivered each week.
  • Coal & Energy Price Report: This report is focused on U.S. and international coal prices and market trends, notable coal industry developments, coal mining, marketing and purchasing information. Daily delivery.

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Coal Pricing and News Reports for APAC and Chinese Markets

  • Australian Coal Report: Recent news on the latest activity in Australia’s thermal and coking coal markets including production, industry developments, exports and port and vessel line-ups. Delivered weekly.
  • China Coal Daily and China Coal Monthly: Chinese coal market news, industry developments, supply and demand data and pricing available in a weekly or monthly report format.
  • Indian Coal Report: News and analysis on India’s fast-growing coal, steel and power industries with production and consumption data, key prices and logistical and policy updates. Weekly delivery.

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Coal Pricing and News Reports for Global Markets

  • McCloskey Coal Report: A leading provider of critical news, analysis and data on the worldwide coal markets. Bi-weekly delivery.  The coal price markers found in this report form a key component of the API indices, which serve as the settlement price in 90% of the world’s coal derivative contracts.
  • McCloskey Fax: An email news wrap providing timely coal prices and market intelligence. Delivered weekly on Friday.
  • Inside Coal: A transparent price index with a focus on metallurgical and coking coal plus important coal news from around the globe. The report also provides infrastructure coverage of the critical Queensland, Australia market – the world’s biggest producer of seaborne met coal.

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Coal Pricing and News Report for Southern African Markets

The Southern African Coal Report provides coal pricing, news, and analysis for one of the world’s largest thermal coal export regions. Insight supply & demand data and freight prices for South Africa’s main shipping routes, infrastructure updates for the Richards Bay coal terminal and prices for South Africa’s top three coal exports: 6,000 kc NAR, 5,500 kc NAR and 4,800 kc NAR. Delivery is bi-weekly.

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