Coal & Ore Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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

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IBISWorld’s Coal & Ore Wholesaling market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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

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The Coal and Ore Wholesaling industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2019, industry value added (IVA), or its contribution to the overall economy, is projected to grow at an annualized rate of 0.3%, slower than the average yearly growth rate of US GDP, which is expected to be 2.5% in the 10 years to 2019. From 2009 to 2014, the world price of steaming coal fell at an average annual rate of 0.3% to $75.9 per ton. Production of industry ores and minerals has experienced relatively minimal growth as industry product is essentially a finite resource that becomes increasingly difficult and costly to extract... 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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