The seaborne metallurgical coal and coke markets entered 2021 with increased spot price volatility, following a transformative year in 2020, which saw shifts in global trade flows and historic price dislocations.
Coupled with the uncertainty of the pandemic, new trending themes like energy transition and the unofficial Chinese import ban on Australian coal, are shaping much of the conversation in coking coal markets today.
What are the key market factors that could affect seaborne prices this year? How will demand for greener steel be met? Can hydrogen and renewable power be incorporated to help the global steel sector lower its emissions profile?
Be part of the discussion and find out what's in store for met coal in 2021 at S&P Global Platts Singapore Coking Coal Conference on July 15 in Singapore. As part of Singapore International Ferrous Week 2021, the event will set the bar as Asia’s must-attend gathering and the leading discussion point for the metallurgical coal and coke markets specialists.
1) Seaborne metallurgical coal and coke market overview – what’s next?
2) China’s role as a swing factor to price and trade flow
3) Macro outlook and supply/demand and trade flow forecast
4) Energy transition - how hydrogen can help meet demand for greener steel, and what are the challenges?
5) Key insights into latest Atlantic market trends
6) Factors to consider for effective risk management