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US coal exports in 2014 – not what they appear


US coal exports in 2014 – not what they appear

Report summary

Interpreting reported US coal export data can be difficult since different sources of information do not always align and basin level data is not publicly reported. Each year, Wood Mackenzie analyses coal export data, attempts to adjust for reporting errors, and determines the regional source of the coal. 

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  • US coal exports in 2014 – not what they appear PDF - 283.54 KB 4 Pages, 4 Tables, 0 Figures
  • US coal exports in 2014.xls XLS - 104.50 KB

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  • Executive Summary
  • Difficulties with reported coal export data
  • Total US exports were 5 Mst higher than what was reported by FTS
  • 4.4 Mst of thermal exports were miscategorised as metallurgical
    • 2014 US metallurgical coal export adjustment (Mst)
  • Determining US seaborne exports by basin
    • 2014 US metallurgical coal exports – Wood Mackenzie estimate (Mst)

In this report there are 4 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive Summary
    • US coal exports in 2014 – not what they appear: Table 1
  • Difficulties with reported coal export data
  • Total US exports were 5 Mst higher than what was reported by FTS
  • 4.4 Mst of thermal exports were miscategorised as metallurgical
    • US coal exports in 2014 – not what they appear: Table 2
  • Determining US seaborne exports by basin
    • US coal exports in 2014 – not what they appear: Table 3
    • US coal exports in 2014 – not what they appear: Table 4
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