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Trump promises support for coal: North America coal short-term outlook November 2016

Trump promises support for coal: North America coal short-term outlook November 2016

Report summary

Revitalizing the US coal industry was one of Trump's main platforms throughout the election. However, there is scepticism as to how successful President-elect Trump will be at recovering lost coal jobs.

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Global coal markets are facing extraordinary challenges and uncertainties. Factors such as global overcapacity, weakening demand and falling prices have created cautious investors. These factors have caused delays and cancellations of many mine and infrastructure projects, as well as lower growth rates at others.

This Coal Market Short Term Outlook report gives global and regional coal producers, consumers, transporters and investors detailed supply, demand and price forecasts for the coal industry, covering all the key domestic markets in North America, China and India.

Use this report to gain a better understanding of market dynamics, including revenue and demand potential for different coals. It will also help you identify trade patterns and changes affecting the coal markets.

Wood Mackenzie is the only coal industry service provider that offers a market outlook integrated with other sector analyses, including macroeconomics, coal supply, steel markets and gas and power markets. Our coal analysts are based in the markets they analyse. They work with objective, proprietary data to help you maximise your current and future investments.

From market dynamics to trade patterns, we give you confidence in your strategic planning.

  • Executive summary
  • Political developments
    • Coal Markets
      • Ending all administration work on non-final environmental rules affecting coal.
      • Rolling back existing coal-impacting EPA regulations.
      • Phasing out subsidies for renewable energy.
      • Refusing to participate in the COP21 agreement.
      • Ending the moratorium on federal coal leasing.
      • Reducing federal severance, royalties and tax rates.
      • Transferring environmental policy dominance back to the states.
      • Ending the government review of self-bonding practices.
    • Natural gas markets
  • Prices
  • Demand
    • International coal prices take a dip as China increases supply
  • Supply
  • Supply-demand balances

In this report there are 8 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Key market data
  • Political developments
  • Prices
    • Coal prices: history and forecast
  • Demand
    • Coal-fired generation
    • NAPP netback prices into ARA
    • PRB netback prices into South Korea
  • Supply
    • US capex over time by basin
    • 2016 estimated capex spend by basin
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Utility stockpiles by census region (Mst)
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