Global Coal industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2006-10, and forecast to 2015). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the global coal market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
*The coal market is defined as revenues due to the sale of coal for industry and power generation. Market volumes given within this profile are for both primary (anthracite, bituminous, and lignite) and secondary (anthracite, bituminous, and lignite briquets but excluding metallurgical coke) coal consumption. The market has been valued at annual average minemouth prices and does not include any transportation costs. Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant annual average exchange rates.
*The global coal market had total revenue of $467.6 billion in 2010, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.9% for the period spanning 2006-2010.
*Market consumption volumes increased with a CAGR of 5.4% between 2006 and 2010, to reach a total of 7.9 billion short tons in 2010.
*The performance of the market is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 14.4% for the five-year period 2010-2015, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $917.8 billion by the end of 2015.
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