Joining globalCOAL & fees

As a globalCOAL Market Member, you join a steadily growing community of international coal producers, consumers and traders.

Our trading platform is a quick, efficient and anonymous route to global physical coal markets. But there are many more benefits to globalCOAL Market Membership.

Joining globalCOAL as a Market Member couldn't be easier. Simply follow the 4 steps below to join the world's largest online coal trading community.

Four steps to join globalCOAL

 1 Documentation

Download the membership pack, sign and return to globalCOAL.

 2 Set up your account

Assign Trader and View-only accounts to your team members via the globalCOAL Market Member portal.

 3 Credit agreements

Establish counterparty credit with other Market Members and register it through our online credit management tool.

 4 Start trading

Install the trading platform software and start trading.

Download the pack

Please provide us with your email address so that we can send you the membership documentation


Thank You!

A copy of the membership pack has been sent to your email address.

Fees and further information

How much does it cost?

Market Membership costs $18,000 per year, which includes access for three users to globalCOAL's live screen as well as a wealth of historical thermal and metallurgical coal index and trade data.

Brokerage commission rates for cargoes transacted on the globalCOAL platform are as follows:

Physical Thermal Coal
US$0.05 / tonne

Physical Met Coal
US$0.10 / tonne

Who are the globalCOAL Market Members?

Our growing community of Market Members spans the globe. It is a diverse and rich network of the world's most eminent coal consumers, producers and traders. Click here for a full list of current globalCOAL Market Members.

Have questions? Contact our sales team