Power-station coal prices at
Australia’s Newcastle port, an Asian benchmark, rose 2.3 percent
in the week ended today.
Coal prices at the New South Wales port increased to
$112.85 a metric ton from $110.28 the previous week, according
to the globalCOAL NEWC Index.
Xstrata Plc (XTA), the world’s largest exporter of power-station
coal, BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) and Rio Tinto Group (RIO) are among mining
companies that ship coal through Newcastle.
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