The Argus/McCloskey’s Coal Price Index Report is your trusted source for API prices.

This service provides reliable, accurate index prices and historical data for international physical and derivative coal markets.

These indexes are trusted and used by coal professionals around the globe, with more than 85pc of the world’s traded coal derivatives using the API 2 and API 4 indexes.

Key features



Monthly prices for all indexes


Daily prices

Daily prices for API 2, API 4 indexes


Monthly trends

Monthly trends for API 2, API 4 indexes


Weekly price

Weekly price report delivered to your inbox.

Customers that benefit

The Argus/McCloskey's Coal Price Index Service product is the single source for the key indexes that shape the international coal business. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Traders

    Involved in the buying and selling of coal use Argus/McCloskey’s Coal Price Index prices as accurate and impartial references when negotiating trades and contracts. 

  • Mining companies

    Looking for financing use Argus/McCloskey’s Coal Price Index for market data and prices when creating the next stage of their business plans.

Key price assessments

Argus prices are recognised by the market as trusted and reliable indicators of the real market value. Explore some of our most widely used and relevant price assessments.