Tag: steam coal

  • Indian Steam Coal Imports: The Great Equation

    By: Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe

    Since 2012, Indian steam coal imports have more than doubled, making India the world’s second-largest coal importer after China. With the decline of Chinese import demand since 2014, India has been considered by many to be the last bastion of significant coal import growth. However, India’s government has announced its intention to cease steam coal […]

  • US Coal Exports – The Long Road to Asian Markets

    By: Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe

    Coal demand in the US power sector has decreased significantly since 2008 as competition from shale gas has developed and new environmental regulations has made coal less attractive. To offset the loss on the domestic market, US coal mining companies have turned to the export market. Since 2010, they have actively developed their coal exports […]