CRU offers a rounded picture of thermal coal and metallurgical coal markets through in-depth analysis and price forecasts for five and 25 years. We analyse supply, demand, trade and prices for all major countries and regions worldwide. Our metallurgical coal coverage is enhanced by CRU's detailed understanding and research across the entire steel value chain, from raw materials through to finished steel products.
We also release long-term price assessments for coal, which are based on our rigorous and transparent methodology.
Our cost service provides comprehensive coverage of global cost structures for the mining and production of coal, including 100% coverage of Chinese production. Our detailed cost data is supported by our knowledge of market dynamics and macroeconomic drivers, to bring you an understanding of emerging cost trends.
Our Coal team is based in Sydney, Mumbai, Beijing and London, reflecting our commitment to primary research and direct contact with market participants directly. CRU analysts are world experts in their field and are available to discuss market developments, our methodologies or any aspect of our services with you.
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