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Where to meet up with
Perret Associates

  • E.World, Essen Germany
    5-6th February 2019.
  • Coaltrans India, New Delhi India,
    18-20th February 2019.
  • Coaltrans Bali, Indonesia,
    23-25th June 2019.
  • Coal Markets and Risk Management trading course, Singapore,
    November 2019.
  • Coal Trading Programme with ICE Futures, London,
    3-5th December 2019.
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Long Term Price Forecast 2018-35
Steam Coal and Freight
Latest: update October 2018
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  • Steam Coal Markets and Risk Management
    Singapore, 13-14th November 2018.
  • Coal Market And Trading Programme with ICE Futures and globalCOAL
    London, 27-28th November.
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Coal Market and Trading Programme with ICE Futures in London

Short video introducing the course

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How unrelated recent developments in China, India and Germany highlight just how harsh it can be to maintain a competitive electricity mix without coal

The Chinese correction was short-lived as domestic prices are on the rise again, fuelling the Asia/Pacific complex. This is also due to issues in gas supply. In fact the government has been recently forced to reverse their strategy and restarted a coal power plant in Beijing as the gas supply is not sufficient.

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$70/t cap on Indonesian prices highlights tightening coal market

The surprising announcement by the Indonesian government that it will cap the price of domestic coal at $70/t (basis 6,000 NAR) is a sign of the issues and contradictions that the coal and wider energy markets will increasingly face in the decades to come.

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Interview with Guillaume Perret, Founder and Director, Perret Associates

Guillaume talks to Coaltrans about his forecasts for the coal price.

Clean Energy Plan and its impact on the energy and coal markets

Guillaume Perret’s interview at “Between the Lines” on Channel News Asia.