Power-station coal prices at
Australia’s Newcastle port, an Asian benchmark, rose 5.2
Coal prices at the New South Wales port climbed to $111.24
a metric ton in the week ended today from $105.77 the previous
week, according to the globalCOAL NEWC Index.
Xstrata Plc, the world’s largest exporter of power-station
coal, BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto Group are among mining
companies that ship coal through Newcastle.
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