15.01.2009 - Coal demand will continue rising
From Hardassetsinvestor.com: There are two fairly distinct markets: the Atlantic market and the Pacific market. And we'll talk in a moment about how they interact one with another. If we take the Atlantic market first, then the Atlantic market, as conventionally defined, accounts for something like 225 million metric tonnes. If we go back to the Pacific, then we have roughly 115 million tonnes being exported from Australia, about 180 million tonnes from Indonesia, and smaller amounts from China, Russia going east, South Africa going east, and so on..... Full Article: Source