News & Analysis - Coal
Some bigger Central Appalachia coal producers may be running out of time and money. The bankruptcies, restructurings, closures, sales and delistings are the here and now, but what will be the future? Platts Asian coal team explains Indonesia's newly proposed export tax and its impact on thermal coal miners. Assessing recent changes in trading on the globalCOAL screen, as well as factors that have led to coal price decreases to near six-year lows.
July 22, 2015
Banks are continuing to adjust their roles in commodity trading, including for oil, natural gas, metals, iron ore, freight and more. What does it mean for markets?
June 03, 2015
One firm has embraced coal gasification and, in the midst of the 'coaldrums,' has reported a huge rise in income. Platts' Ross McCracken has more.
May 22, 2015
Pope Francis is set to weigh in on the climate change debate in what has already caused a considerable buzz, even before the message has been released.
With Chinese demand for seaborne coal stalling, India has become the great hope of the seaborne coal market.
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India's 21 major ports imported around 19.38 million mt of coal in, down 7.3% from November, data released late Friday by IndianInterocean showed. The December imports included 15.22 million mt of thermal coal, down 9.6%November, and 4.16 million mt of coking coal, up 2.6% compared to the previous month.