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PIRA's comprehensive coverage of the seaborne and U.S. coal markets provides a deep understanding about the largest source of power generation and second-largest source of primary energy in the world.

Why it matters

  • Understand coal market fundamentals, a major influence in gas, power and emissions markets
  • Access a unique lens into global macroeconomic trends through coal demand and usage
  • Uncover the story behind the numbers driving coal prices
  • Gain insights into changing coal production and regional trade trends
  • Know key industry elements for evaluating coal commodity and equity investments

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What we offer

PIRA offers a wide variety of energy research products and services. Contact us today to see how we can tailor a solution that is right for your business.


Fixed-frequency reports and as-events-dictate bulletins keep you current on trends in the coal market.

  • Global thermal coal balances and forecasts
  • U.S. coal balances and forecasts
  • Dry bulk freight market outlook
  • Weekly coal markets scorecard
  • Analysis of topical trends and current events

Data tools

Interactive models and comprehensive datasets underpin PIRA’s analysis and offer user-defined research.

  • Energy price portal
  • Global energy demand
  • Coal consumption, production and trade by country
  • Regional coal balances
  • U.S. coal stockpile estimates
  • Heating and cooling degree-day data


Clients can access the analysts and consultants behind PIRA’s content creation and get customized insight.

  • Phone & email access to the coal team
  • Private client conference calls
  • Client seminars held in New York, London, Germany and Singapore
  • Bespoke project consulting
  • Visits to PIRA’s offices


PIRA clients get desktop and mobile access to our analysis, data and research tools.



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PIRA hosts a variety of events each year, for clients and non-clients alike. They are ideal forums for direct interaction with the consultants and data analysts who prepare PIRA’s reports and forecasts. In addition to hearing our latest thinking, participants also get a hands-on tutorial on our approach and methodology behind our content creation, arming them with essential know-how to build their own models and forecasts. And because of PIRA’s wide reach and devoted clientele, these events are also an excellent networking opportunity.