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Coal Pricing Information Category from Platts

Platts is a dedicated partner, helping our customers and the industry work transparently and efficiently by providing coal prices and market data that’s respected globally.

Platts has become a leading global provider of spot and contract price assessments in the physical and forward coal markets, and our assessment coverage is used as a reference point in coal contracts.

Coal Prices Coverage

Coal Spot & contract prices - Platts coal price assessments are widely used throughout the entire supply chain. From coal mines to consumer, risk manager to analyst, our daily prices ensure financial institutions, coal companies and governments are competitively pricing their regional coal transactions in the Americas, Africa, Australia, Europe and Asia.
Forward Curves - provides Risk Managers and Portfolio Managers with real-time forward curve assessments of the international coal derivatives market based on real market activity.
End-of-Day Data Files – this service provides you with our end-of-day assessments, corrections, third-party data, and a rolling 45-day historical database. These are delivered via FTP for integration into your back office applications, or can be downloaded from our website.
Historical Data – planners and analysts can access complete historical sets for each data category for coal going back to the time it was first assessed to help them look at trending and aid with strategic and investment planning.
Custom Data – people looking for coal pricing data covering very specific periods of time can opt to customize the data sets that they would like to receive to help them with one-off projects.
Data Add-ons – this service allows you to download coal market data into other applications for further analysis and decision-support with no cutting and pasting.
Third Party Data – Analysts can get a full picture of the regional coal markets with fundamental statistics from the EIA, DOE and others.
GIS Data – Strategic planners, analysts and other mapping professionals use coal GIS layers to effectively evaluate market shifts, plan and site new projects and plants, and perform detailed analysis.
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Platts Forward Curve – CoalForward Curve-Coal is an independent series of forward coal derivatives assessments from the world's best-known source of energy price data. These daily forward curves are being assessed for the key API2 (CIF ARA), API4 (Richards Bay) and globalCOAL Newcastle swaps markets.
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PowerVisionPowerVision is a business intelligence system available for the European power and gas industries, collecting and condensing industry data and is Europe's most comprehensive single source for energy market fundamentals.
GIS Data With more than 60 seamless North American and European geospatial data layers, Platts provides the most comprehensive and reliable energy-related GIS data on the market for CAD, mapping, and other visual analysis.
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Coal Market Coverage

CoalDark Spreads
Coal Spot PricesFreight Forwards
Heat RateForward Assessments
Coal FuturesCoal Swaps
Forward CurvesGlobal COAL
OTC PRBSpark Spreads
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