Coal edges out natural gas in Europe

European gas prices have done whatever it takes to remain uncompetitive with coal in a bid to free up supply to add to storage. Prompt...

IMO 2020, a shipping regulation that may reshape global coal trade

By: Alex Younevitch, S&P Global Platts It is not uncommon for people in various commodity industries to believe that their markets exist in some kind of...
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Integration of Global Coal Markets

A lack of integration in the world coal market has seen it divided for a number of years into the Atlantic and Pacific regions...
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China seaborne thermal coal price may rise to above 400 yuan/t

China’s seaborne-traded 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal price may return to above 400 yuan/t FOB, following large coal groups' price hike of 10 yuan/t...

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The Next Frontier: Australian Mining Policy Priorities

Export revenue forecasts that highlight the continued importance of Australia’s mineral and energy commodity exports. The report confirms that export revenue from iron ore,...

Germany and Lignite

Lignite mining areas and areas where coal-fired power stations are located face the challenge of safeguarding existing value chains and developing new ones, but...

Boom and Bust: The Global Coal Plant Pipeline

For the third year in a row, most leading indicators of coal power capacity growth declined in 2018. However, state-owned financial agencies in China, Japan, and...