Clearly defined and transparent methodologies are the backbone of Platts’ price assessment processes. Platts’ methodologies provide detailed descriptions and explanations of how we assess the market value of commodities so that customers and other interested parties understand those processes. In this section, we post documentation by commodity and region for all published price assessments and indices.
(as of January 2015)
Metallurgical Coal methodology
(as of October 2014)
Spark Spreads Methodology
(as of March 2012)
Platts Coal Outlook: code list
(as of May 2009)
Platts Coal Trader: code list
Platts Coal Trader International: code list
(as of January 2014)
Platts to move back prompt-month rollover date in coal assessments
(posted October 28, 2008)
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