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Track the world’s major coal producing and consuming regions.

Where are the opportunities in today’s global coal market and what are the risks? How can I get real-time market alerts?

Our newly enhanced service provides international coal benchmark pricing and market data – from biweekly in-depth reports to real-time email alerts. Every two weeks, you receive the IHS McCloskey Coal report, which details the global met and steam coal industry, including a full list of benchmark coal indices, freight rates and swaps. At the close of business each Friday, read our online fax for a recap of the week’s key market and price movements. For trades and other urgent decisions, rely on our newswire service, the industry’s leading source for 24/7 coal price intelligence.

Access this integrated service to:

  • Identify high performing projects and investment opportunities
  • Get reliable intelligence on M&As, transportation, logistics, shipping, mining, power and steel
  • Access data on coal production, consumption, prices, imports, exports, freights and swaps
  • Inform trades with real-time email alerts delivered 24/7

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What's Included

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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IHS McCloskey Fax (online)

Delivered at the end of business each Friday, this easy-to-digest report is the most informed up-to-news and pricing service available.

  • Time-sensitive market intelligence
  • Coal prices and indices


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Newswire Service

Delivered in real time 24/7, these email alerts deliver market-moving news to coal industry professionals – especially of interest to traders – in a world where prices and sentiment can change in minutes.

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Industry Success Stories

IHS Energy Blog

Sep 19

Glencore may eye WICET exit through Rolleston thermal coal sale

Glencore's proposed sale of its 13 mt/y Rolleston thermal coal mine has cast doubt over the viability of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) in Queensland, where the company is the major equity holder and currently the dominant shipper.  On the face of it, Glencore's announcement on 28 August flagging the sale said the mov

Sep 11

Pricing continues to dominate in the Permian

This is a collaborative article from Pritesh Patel, Shrav Gummadi and Dipti Patel. The Permian Basin is the most dynamic play in North America today. The Wolfcamp Delaware is holding its own at a price under $30 as breakeven in its first quintile wells. The Wolfcamp Midland is also very good but is still approximately $10 higher to breakeven. In the se

Sep 06

Mongolia making most of Chinese met coal demand

Increased demand for metallurgical (met) coal from China and higher prices has provided Mongolia’s financially troubled coal miners some relief. Mongolia has secured almost 50% of China’s 10 mt year on year import growth in the first six month of 2017 as seaborne supply tightened following the effects of Cyclone Debbie on Australian production. IHS M

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