International price reporting agency Argus Media in January launched price assessments for Russian grade D sized coal in Poland in the Argus Russian Coal report. The assessments are calculated monthly for washed and raw-sized coal of different grain sizes on a dap Brest basis. The prices are denominated in $/t. Argus assesses spot cargoes of Russian coal shipped by rail to Polish consumers.
The new assessments are the first independent reference prices in the Polish thermal coal market. These indexes are designed as an unbiased reference that enables prompt and accurate monitoring of the pricing environment.
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Rail exports of Russian thermal coal to Poland increased by 53pc to 14.2mn t last year, more than half of which was sized coal. Grade D sized coal is widely used in the Polish market as a primary fuel for boiler houses and household heating systems.
For more pricing information on the Russian coal export market including price assessments, netbacks, data on coal production, transportation, actual shipments by port and producer, and exclusive news, see Argus Russian Coal.
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