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US coal exports in 2015 dip to six-year low: US Census
February 5, 2016
US coal exports totaled 67.3 million mt, or 74.2 million st, in 2015, the lowest yearly total since 2009, when the country exported 53.6 million mt, or 59.1 million st, according to US Census data out Friday.
Lay-ups loom in the dry freight market
January 28, 2016
From her office window, Sui Ling Phang sees dry bulk vessels sitting pretty in the Singapore strait. All have one common enemy -- unemployment.
US thermal coal market sees uptick in trading, but prices still pressured
January 21, 2016
After a dramatic CSX contract price plunge, the number of physical trades in the first weeks of 2016 has increased -- but the question remains whether US coal prices will remain low, Jim Levesque says.

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