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Metallurgical Coal Prices

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Coking coal export prices
Year/ MonthCoking Coal
$/ton
1996 Q1$46.28
1996 Q2$45.73
1996 Q3$45.08
1996 Q4$44.95
1997 Q1$46.60
1997 Q2$45.58
1997 Q3$44.73
1997 Q4$44.96
1998 Q1$46.09
1998 Q2$44.65
1998 Q3$43.93
1998 Q4$43.46
1999 Q1$44.87
1999 Q2$41.97
1999 Q3$40.29
1999 Q4$40.20
2000 Q1$40.49
2000 Q2$38.20
2000 Q3$39.53
2000 Q4$37.67
2001 Q1$39.25
2001 Q2$40.12
2001 Q3$43.19
2001 Q4$44.74
2002 Q1$46.82
2002 Q2$44.24
2002 Q3$45.33
2002 Q4$45.70
2003 Q1$46.34
2003 Q2$44.62
2003 Q3$43.10
2003 Q4$43.99
2004 Q1$54.10
2004 Q2$65.32
2004 Q3$67.33
2004 Q4$68.43
2005 Q1$73.65
2005 Q2$81.27
2005 Q3$85.92
2005 Q4$85.98
2006 Q1$91.90
2006 Q2$90.08
2006 Q3$90.65
2006 Q4$90.70
2007 Q1$91.81
2007 Q2$86.49
2007 Q3$87.99
2007 Q4$90.19
2008 Q1$98.90
2008 Q2$129.91
2008 Q3$149.30
2008 Q4$156.65
2009 Q1$133.86
2009 Q2$115.25
2009 Q3$111.64
2009 Q4$112.91
2010 Q1$117.36
2010 Q2$143.7
2010 Q3$162.5
2010 Q4$160.6
2011 Q1$170.4
2011 Q2$191.2
2011 Q3$201.6
2011 Q4$181.4
2012 Q1$169.0
2012 Q2$157.2
2012 Q3$148.0
2012 Q4$131.1
2013 Q1$119.4
2013 Q2$119.2
2013 Q3$111.9
2013 Q4$110.7
2014 Q1$105.6
Table last updated: 3rd July 2014




Figures above are average quarterly export prices for metallurgical coal ('coking coal'; 'met coal') shipped from the USA expressed in USD per short ton on an f.a.s. basis [free alongside ship]. To see domestic US coking coal prices and / or other commodity price data including thermal coal, iron ore, ferrous scrap, natural gas and electricity prices, see our commodity prices page. Source: all figures above are courtesy of the EIA.

 

 

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