Coal Trader International

Subscribers to Coal Trader International receive a concise daily report on market prices and price movements worldwide. This market-focused market report provides daily information on price movements in China, EMEA, Asia, Australia, and South America.

Who Should Buy

Business executives, traders, risk managers and other mining and energy professionals can be more profitable and stay ahead of the competition by getting the full story and the latest prices from Coal Trader International


  • — Daily price assessments of major production and consumption regions including the Platts China Coal series (PCC)
  • — Major developments in the physical and paper markets
  • — Tender details, including a Recent Coal Trade Transactions table, updated daily
  • — Freight forwards, the latest shipping news
  • — European dark and spark spreads
  • — Daily forward curves for German dark spreads and German clean dark spreads


Coal Trader International also provides expanded coverage of the most important market-focused news stories and pricing for coking coal, petroleum coke, biomass, and other critical inputs to the global seaborne coal market. In Coal Trader International you’ll also find:

  • — Monthly and Quarterly Price Averages
  • — The Global Petcoke Supplement every Thursday
  • — The Coal Trader International Analytics Supplement runs every Friday
  • — Current Vessel Fixtures
  • — Coking Coal Prices
  • — Monthly Import / Export Statistics

Monthly Statistics

Subscribers also receive our monthly compilation of import-export statistics from around the globe. This is an electronic supplement that covers worldwide coal production, as well as prices for thermal and coking coal. It's an indispensable tool for analyzing supply, demand, and pricing trends within the coal industry.

Platts Market Data – Coal

The price data listed in Coal Trader International is also available in data-point format for easy import and analysis. This is the most efficient way to receive our industry-standard assessments.

For a modest additional cost, upgrade your subscription to include Platts Market Data – Coal and access the latest coal price assessments in data-point format. Platts Market Data – Coal also provides you with end-of-day assessments, third-party data, and a rolling 45-day historical database for key assessments.

Multiple-user subscriptions

Many clients purchase multiple subscriptions to ensure their entire staff has access to S&P Global Commodity Insights information. We'll work with you to make certain our distribution methods meet your specific needs. For details, contact your nearest S&P Global Commodity Insights office.