Trading with globalCOAL

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 and financial coal markets. But there are many more benefits to globalCOAL Market Membership.


What can you trade?

Thermal Coal

Physical and financial contracts for the world’s most active coal trading hubs, including Newcastle in Australia, Richards Bay in South Africa and DES ARA in Europe.

Metallurgical Coal

Branded and unbranded high quality premium mid volatile Australian met coal is also available to trade on the globalCOAL screen.

Take a tour of the globalCOAL trading screen

Benefits of globalCOAL Market Membership

Efficient Route to International Coal Markets

The globalCOAL trading platform provides quick, efficient access to the world's most comprehensive suite of standardised physical and financial coal contracts.

Access Transparent Prices in Real-time

Price and volume of all firm bids, offers and trades are communicated in real-time to Market Members, giving you unparalleled insight into live market conditions.

Shape the future of our standard contract, SCoTA

Market Members are invited to participate in the revision process for our Standard Coal Trading Agreement, SCoTA.  As a result, SCoTA is truly reflective of market needs.

Participate in the formation of index prices

globalCOAL indices are calculated from actual bids, offers and trades posted on our platform. By actively participating in the market, you play a part in determining index prices.

Expert broker support

globalCOAL’s knowledgeable team of international coal market experts are on hand to support trading activity. Based in London, Singapore and Dubai, they bring parties together and help facilitate trades.

View real-time calculation of globalCOAL indices

Our transparent index calculator tool helps you see at a glance what bids / offers and trades are contributing to the index calculation at any given time.

Key Features

The right data for your team

Membership includes three accounts to access the globalCOAL trading platform

Trading desk and support staff also benefit from unlimited access to our daily Coal Market Report and useful online analysis tools.

A wealth of coal market data

In addition to the live screen prices, your team can also download 15+ years of historic trade and index data, as well as daily forward curves for physical and financial coal contracts.

Networking events

Join our popular private Market Member dinners to meet potential new trading partners and clients.

Member-only discounts

Members can also take advantage of discounted rates for our well-attended SCoTA training courses.

Our Clients

Membership of globalCOAL is global and diverse, view a complete list.


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