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Steam Coal Market Insight, News and Analysis

Assess market balance, identify trends and maximize opportunities.

Could higher freights change the balance of steam coal trading? How far will thermal coal prices have to fall for the market to stabilize and when will they rebound?

Find answers to the industry’s most pressing questions with our newly enhanced service – integrating IHS Energy short- and long-term global steam coal outlooks through three deliverables. The Global Steam Coal Advisory Service provides the 25-year forecast for steam coal supply, demand, price, imports, exports, cost curves and freight. Access to our data center, coal experts and executive member forums ensures you have every resource needed to keep pace with market developments. Each quarter, you also receive the Steam Coal Forecaster, which discloses the 18-24 month outlook for global steam coal trade. The biweekly IHS McCloskey Coal report wraps everything up in a summary of the global met and steam coal industry, including benchmark coal indices, freight rates and swaps.

Enterprise-wide access to service content through our online platform IHS Connect™ allows you to:

  • Quickly download reliable steam coal pricing, production, imports, exports and other statistics
  • Support mining, production, transportation, trading and investment strategies
  • Monitor competing fuel dynamics and capitalize on inflection points
  • Understand political, economic and technological factors driving regional markets
  • Anticipate risks to coal’s position within the global energy mix

Watch this short video to learn about the full suite of IHS Energy coal capabilities.

What's Included

Global Steam Coal Advisory Service
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual reports with a 25-year outlook and supporting analysis for global steam coal supply, demand, price, costs curves and freight
  • Insight into carbon, spreads and arbitrage opportunities
  • Analysis of competing fuels, price inflection points, as well as coal and subsidiary industries set within IHS Global Scenarios and Macroeconomic framework
  • Full access to our online data center
  • Full access to our coal research team
  • Invitations to executive member forums, webinars, conference calls and events to engage with our analysts and with peers across the coal community

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Steam Coal Forecaster
  • Quarterly report with 18-24 month outlook for global steam coal trade and data
  • Country-by-country demand and supply analysis
  • Stockpiles (producers & consumers)
  • Hydro and generation activity, rail and port developments
  • Detailed forecast of supply, demand and freights
  • Conclusions about steam coal price outlooks
  • Analysis of Atlantic and Pacific steam coal markets
  • Alerts of impending market shortages or surpluses, indicating price direction

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IHS McCloskey Coal Report

Delivered every two weeks, a report featuring major global stories with in-depth analysis and data:

  • Global metallurgical and steam coal trade and price analysis
  • Global mergers and acquisitions
  • Global transport, logistics and freight
  • Global mining, power and steel
  • Global production, consumption, import/export analysis
  • Analysis of electricity/carbon markets
  • Comprehensive listing of all benchmark coal indices, freight rates and swaps

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