Coal Market Research
Coal, a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock normally occurs in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams. Coal is primarily composed of carbon along with variable quantities of other elements, mainly sulfur, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen.
Coal, which is a fossil fuel, is the largest source of energy for the generation of electricity worldwide, as well as one of the largest worldwide anthropogenic sources of carbon dioxide emissions.
Research reveals that in 2012, the global coal market is likely to have a value of $355.9 billion, an increase of 14% since 2007. The global coal market grew by 7.9% in 2007 to reach a volume of 6.4 billion short tonnes. In 2012, the global coal market is forecast to attain a volume of 9 billion short tonnes, an increase of 41% since 2007. Asia-Pacific accounts for 64.7% of the global coal markets volume.
The Coal market research reports incorporate trend analysis, statistics, market size information, industry growth rates, as well as market share of competitors. The comprehensive research also goes on to examine details such as technology & systems and domestic & international markets.
The study is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the coal industry. It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, comprehensive analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, and profiles of the leading companies.