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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of players in the Coal and Ore Wholesaling industry largely reflects the distribution of mining establishments and the availability of the respective resources. Furthermore, coal quality, accessibility and cost of transportation all play an important role in determining the timing of resource development. Given the high cost of coal transportation, wholesalers tend to be located in close proximity to coal mines and, where possible, to the end consumer.

In 2014, the Southeast region is expected to account for the majority of coal and ore wholesaling establishments at 30.5%. Florida, West Virginia and Kentucky are all major coal producers, thus explaining the concentration of wholesalers in this region... 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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