, associate editor for Platts International Coal Report, discusses European-delivered thermal coal trades having fallen below $100/mt for the first time in 16 months, focusing on what has been applying pressure to spot prices recently; how coal compares to natural gas as a source of energy for utilities; and whether there is any potential upside to the European coal market.
Created: February 13, 2012
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