Coal Market News Directory

Indian Thermal Coal Imports Set to Rise

Mining Weekly reported that Indian thermal coal imports are expected to see a tick upwards in coming months. Projections have been set at 200 million tons of imports for the year, but that could increase by 15 to 20 percent with a lack of rain during the monsoon season, according to the news outlet.

Queensland Coal Exports to Break Records

Australian Mining reported that Queensland coal exports would reach record levels, with increased demand for thermal coal in India backed up by a report from the Office of the Chief Economist,

BP Energy Report: Coal Growth to Slow Over Medium Term

Mining Weekly reported on BP's publication 'Energy in 2014: After a calm comes the storm.' According to BP chief economist Spencer Dale, coal will retain a dominant share of global energy (currently around 30 percent) but he added that "its rate of growth was likely to slow over the medium term."