ICIS provides expert coverage of global coal markets, placed into the European context. We look at the European, South African and Australian coal hubs, in addition to other major sources of supply.
- Weekly analysis of what coal market movements will mean for European energy trading.
- Regular analysis of gas-fired and coal-fired power plant profit margins, drawing from the ICIS fuel switching price monitor.
- ICE Rotterdam, ICE Richards Bay and gC Newcastle coal prices for further research and analysis.
This coverage is part of the ICIS Power Package with the European Daily Electricity Markets publication
Use ICIS information to:
Track latest trends and drivers in the coal market
Examine changes in conventional power plant profit margins
Access price data for further research and analysis
Coal news and market information products from ICIS
We offer the following regional Coal coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Global Coal marketplace.
Price Reporting – More information about the price reports we publish on Coal
Independent price assessments and market coverage
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Track historical price data
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ICIS has a global network of reporters in Houston, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Mumbai and Moscow, providing unrivalled coverage of established and emerging markets. Our locally based experts report on prices and the factors driving prices in their region, generating a depth of insight that is only possible by developing contacts and building local knowledge.
This local market insight, combined with our expertise in price reporting, enables us to produce independent and unbiased price assessments, relied upon by key market makers for their decision making.
Our petrochemical and chemical pricing information is published in individual reports, dependent on the different regions we cover, for markets such as Coal.
The ICIS Coal Swaps Daily report is focused on coal trades and prices, giving subscribers a full forward curve for Antwerp-Rotterdam-Amsterdam, Richards Bay and Newcastle, plus analysis and commentary on the coal swaps and physical coal markets.
ICIS Coal Swaps Daily report provides:
- Price assessments on forward contracts for up to three years for CIF ARA, FOB RB and FOB Newcastle
- German and UK dark spreads
- Monthly physical indices
- Regular market analysis on what’s driving the coal markets
- Trades, showing what coal swaps have been traded and a what prices
As a result of extensive research in the coal markets, ICIS physical index for DES ARA, FOB Richards Bay and FOB Newcastle provides the most accurate, representative and most practical data available in the market.
ICIS offers an unmatched historical data series thanks to its pioneering work on the energy markets. Whether you are looking to build pricing models, analyse past trends or strengthen your risk management strategy, ICIS historical data will help you make better decisions and complete your data archive.
Our historical pricing information includes price assessments, indices and trades and - for some markets - stretches as far back as 1994. Our historical data suite can provide you with: price assessments and trades for Europe's most liquid hubs; benchmark indices series for flagship NBP market; unrivalled price history for seven European power markets; LNG price assessments, pool prices and trades; detailed pricing information for the crude oil, carbon and coal markets; tailored packages to suit your needs.
ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from a wide cross-section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors from more than 250 reporters world-wide. Confirmed deals, verified by both buyer and seller, provide the foundation of our price assessments.
Our in-depth market knowledge drives our specialist focus, as we recognise the importance of individual market dynamics and not a one-size-fits-all approach.
Over 25 years of reporting on key chemicals markets, including Coal, has brought global recognition of our methodology as being unbiased, authoritative and rigorous in preserving our editorial integrity. Our global network of reporters in Houston, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Mumbai, Perth and Moscow ensures unrivalled coverage of established and emerging markets.