Asian thermal coal swaps trade picks up steam

coal

When China recently overtook the US as the world's largest oil importer, it was the latest milestone in the changing global commodity trade flows since the turn of the century that have made Asia the world's demand focal point.

It's not just oil. China's appetite for iron ore and subsequent market dominance – accounting for around 60% of global imports – led to the well-documented development of the iron ore spot market in 2009. Elsewhere, demand for seaborne LNG has been building beyond the tra

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: