Platts to change the specifications of certain metallurgical coke assessments

Following industry consultation, S&P Global Platts will change the specifications of certain met coke FOB China, CFR India, and domestic Chinese assessments, effective Feb. 15, 2022. The changes in the specifications aim to better reflect the specifications of metallurgical coke that have been actively traded in the spot market in recent years.

The new specifications of the metallurgical coke assessments are:

Sulfur (AD)

CRI

CSR

Symbol

Current

Proposed

Current

Proposed

Current

Proposed

Met Coke 66/65 CSR FOB North China

0.65

0.7

MCCNC00

Met Coke 65/63 CSR FOB North China

0.65

0.7

MCCHB00

Coke 12.5% Ash FOB Tianjin China

0.65

0.7

AAWVL00

Met Coke 62/60 CSR FOB North China

0.65

0.7

25%-26%

28%-30%

MCCHA00

Met Coke 62/60 CSR CFR India

25%-26%

27%-29%

MCINA00

Coke 12.5% Ash DDP North China Yuan/mt

0.65

0.7

25%-26%

28%-30%

62%

62/60%

AAWVJ00

Coke 12.5% Ash DDP North China

0.65

0.7

25%-26%

28%-30%

62%

62/60%

AAWVK00

Met Coke 62% CSR FOB North China Equivalent

0.65

0.7

25%-26%

28%-30%

62%

62/60%

PLVHM04

The affected assessments are published in SBB Steel Markets Daily, Coal Trader International, on the real-time Platts Steel, Raw Materials Alert on fixed pages 205 and 1052, and in the Platts price database under the symbols mentioned above.

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