Coal Trader International

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How are coal prices moving across the Atlantic and Pacific markets? Why are these market movements happening? How do you plan ahead and prepare for the next market shift?

Platts Coal Trader International can help you keep up-to-date on who is buying, who is selling, and where markets are heading.

Platts proprietary price assessments for coal trading in the Atlantic and Pacific markets, including independent and editorially assessed thermal coal prices for the Chinese market, leverage our strengths to create insight and transparency in coal pricing.

Platts' dedicated team of journalists is renowned for its pricing expertise and consistently leads the market, providing breaking news on the international steam coal and coking coal industry.


Who Should Buy

Business executives, traders, risk managers and other mining and energy professionals can be more profitable and stay ahead of the competition by getting the full story and the latest prices from Platts Coal Trader International.


Platts Coal Trader International gives you price-moving insight on shipping movements, tenders, and transactions around the world, so you can make critical market decisions in a rapidly evolving market.

Subscribers to Platts Coal Trader International receive a concise daily report on market prices and price movements worldwide. This market-focused market report provides daily information on price movements in China, EMEA, Asia, Australia, and South America.

Coverage includes:

  • Daily price assessments of major production and consumption regions including the Platts China Coal series (PCC)
  • Major developments in the physical and paper markets
  • Tender details, including a Recent Coal Trade Transactions table, updated daily
  • Freight forwards, the latest shipping news
  • European dark and spark spreads
  • Daily forward curves for German dark spreads and German clean dark spreads

Platts Coal Trader International also provides expanded coverage of the most important market-focused news stories and pricing for coking coal, petroleum coke, biomass, and other critical inputs to the global seaborne coal market. In Coal Trader International you’ll also find:

  • Monthly and Quarterly Price Averages
  • The Platts Global Petcoke Supplement every Thursday
  • The Platts Atlantic Biomass Supplement every Friday
  • Current Vessel Fixtures
  • Coking Coal Prices
  • Monthly Import / Export Statistics

Monthly Statistics

Subscribers also receive Platts' monthly compilation of import-export statistics from around the globe. This is an electronic supplement that covers worldwide coal production, as well as prices for thermal and coking coal. It's an indispensable tool for analyzing supply, demand and pricing trends within the coal industry.

To purchase Coal Trader International, simply request a call back using the Contact Sales button on the right hand side.

Basic Delivery

Platts Coal Trader International is delivered in PDF format via email. It is also available for download from

Platts Market Data – Coal

The price data listed in Platts Coal Trader International is also available in data-point format for easy import and analysis. This is the most efficient way to receive our industry-standard assessments.

For a modest additional cost, upgrade your subscription to include Platts Market Data – Coal and access the latest coal price assessments in data-point format. Platts Market Data – Coal also provides you with end-of-day assessments, third-party data, and a rolling 45-day historical database for key assessments. For further information, please contact us.

Archive Access

Gain access to past articles from every issue we have on file for Platts Coal Trader International. This valuable resource will allow you to search for and analyze useful information and create your own customized reference on issues that interest you. You'll always find what you're looking for, because our archives are easily searchable—just enter key words, company names, a date range, or an industry, and specify which publications you wish to search.

Multiple-User Subscriptions

Many clients purchase multiple subscriptions to ensure their entire staff has access to Platts information. We'll work with you to ensure our distribution methods meet your specific needs. For details, contact us.





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