The Argus International Coal Forward Curves service is a powerful, independent market valuation tool used to support investment, risk management and trading decisions across all key coal markets.

Built using unbiased, industry-specific methodologies, the service provides a reliable rolling 60-month forward curves for Argus coal benchmark prices, broken down by month, quarter and calendar block, delivered daily.

You can trust Argus' forward curves to provide deep market insights and data to allow precision in your risk management and bottom line.

Key features


Daily assessments

Daily assessments provided in monthly granularity, calendars and quarters for coal basins globally.


Forward months

60 forward months, fixed price and mid-points provided across key coal markets.



Time-stamped using the appropriate market’s daily settlement time, in alignment with Argus’ physical settlement price assessments.


Robust methodology

Independent and transparent market-appropriate methodology.


Delivery options

Receive our forward curve data via data feed, third-party channel partners, our client portal or via email.

Customers that benefit

The Argus International Coal Forward Curves service is essential for anyone exposed to coal or power markets. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Risk Managers

    Use our forward curves data for unbiased, third-party curve validation against counterparties and internal valuations.

  • Traders

    Rely on our extensive historical analysis to determine locational and temporal spread relationships and use prior-day curves on a daily basis as a reference when entering the market the following morning..

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Argus forward curves

We offer a full suite of forward curves across key energy and commodity markets. Support your investment and trading decisions with our powerful, independent market valuation tool.

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