Thermal Coal Market Outlook


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Thermal Coal Market Outlook

A subscription provides:

  • Regularly fully-updated reports
  • Fully-updated price forecasts with supporting analysis
  • All supporting data and statistical appendices online in Excel
  • Full service online
  • Access to CRU’s key analysts in Sydney and London for further discussion
  • Global demand and supply numbers for thermal coal broken down on a quarterly basis

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CRU's Telecom Cables Market Outlook, published on September 15, 2016 reports on the global fibre and cable market in 2015 through to 2021. The report editor Richard Mack said, "With another year of double-digit growth underway, , global demand for optical cable is on track to exceed 400 million fibre-km in 2016. China again is the key contributor to the strong growth in 2016."

CRU's Thermal Coal Market Outlook will assess and provide research on the global seaborne thermal coal market. Identifying key supply and demand market fundamentals, the CRU Thermal Coal Market Outlook will complement the CRU Thermal Coal Cost Service by pulling together research and analysis to show industry costs and profitability by major supplying region. It also gives an overview of our forecasts for costs, based on our new Thermal Coal Cost Model, and the impact of this on industry profitability given our latest price forecast.

The Essential Resource for the Global Thermal Coal Market

CRU’s Thermal Coal Market Outlook provides you with a comprehensive examination and forecast of the global market for primary energy intensity, electricity generation, thermal coal demand and thermal coal prices. Our service utilises the expertise of CRU’s teams of analysts in our Sydney, Beijing and Mumbai offices to provide you with rigorous analysis of the current market situation and detailed forecasts for supply, demand, trade and prices in all major countries and regions worldwide.

On the demand side, we provide rigorous “bottom-up” forecasts to illustrate which countries and regions will drive consumption. We also look at fuel substitution, and provide analysis into thermal coal’s competitiveness in the global seaborne market.

The CRU Thermal Coal Market Outlook will help clients understand and answer the key questions facing the industry, including:

  • Can Chinese seaborne thermal coal imports continue at current rates? 
  • Will the impact of new import taxes and export bans greatly impact the seaborne market? 
  • What thermal coal price will be required for marginal products?

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