The Argus Russian Coal service is a weekly English-language report covering coal exports from Russia.

The publication features a detailed overview of the Russian coal export market including price assessments, netbacks, coal production data, transportation, actual shipments broken down by port and producer, exclusive market news and much more.

Key features


Spot price assessments

Spot price assessments for Russian coal on a fob Baltic Sea, fob Vostochny, fob Black Sea and cif Marmara basis


Netbacks on the key routes

Netbacks on the key routes for export shipments, including transhipment rates at Russian ports and railway transportation costs


Freight rates

Freight rates for bulk carriers used to ship coal to key export destinations


Railway shipments of coal exports


Statistical data

Statistical data on coal mining in Russia and Kazakhstan, analytical reviews and news

Customers that benefit

Argus benchmarks and analyses helps key players stay engaged in coal industry.
  • Exporters and importers of Russian coal 

    Use the prices and assessments provided in the report for trading and market analysis.
  • Coal producers

    Use the price assessments provided in the report as market reference prices to substantiate contract prices for coal.
  • Industrial consumers

    Use the information to monitor Russian domestic coal prices and netbacks.

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.