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Coal & Ore Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Coal & Ore Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42352 | Dec 2014

Heating up: Demand from electricity generation will return, but not without pressure from renewable energies

IBISWorld’s Coal & Ore Wholesaling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$18bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
3,628
Businesses
392
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Strong growth is forecast in the Coal and Ore Wholesaling industry over the next five years, with demand from power generation expected to increase. The industry will face ongoing threats from environmental legislation and the growing market share of renewable energies, but booming demand from third world countries is expected to foster strong growth, particularly after 2015... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Coal products

Worldwide, coal has many important uses, ranging from electricity generation to cement manufacturing to steel production. Steam coal (also known as thermal coal) is largely used in power generation, whereas coking coal (also known as metallurgical coal) is mainly used in steel production. Other important uses include alumina refineries, paper manufacturers and the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Coal products are expected to generate the majority of Coal and Ore Wholesaling industry revenue at 69.8% in 2014. More specifically, steam coal is estimated to account for about 63.5% of industry revenue, whereas coking coal is expected to generate 6.3% of the revenue.

More than 90.0% of US coal production consists of steam coal... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Coal & Ore Wholesaling Industry?

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in wholesaling coal, coke, metal ores and some nonmetallic minerals (except precious and semiprecious stones and minerals used in construction, such as sand and gravel).

Industry Products
Coal productsOther oresCopper products
 
Industry Activities
Coal wholesalingCoke wholesalingMetallic concentrate wholesalingCoal and coke fuel wholesalingMinerals wholesalingOre concentrates wholesalingOre wholesaling


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