Contemporary Analytical Agency (CAA) participated as one of the sponsors in the 14th CIS Coal Market conference, hosted by Metal Expert in Istanbul on September 09-10, 2021. More than 100 delegates from 22 countries took part in the event, where the entire coal supply chain from suppliers to consumers was represented by coal, power, cement and steel producers, coal traders and shipping companies.
CAA delivered a presentation on short- and long-term outlook of Russian coal exports to Turkey amid global green energy trends, including development of coal-fired generation based on clean technologies and took part as an invited expert in the panel discussions of the conference.
As part of the program, the delegates discussed the potential of expanding Russian coal production and exports amid growing demand in China, India and the countries of Southeast Asia, the issues of coal phase-out in Europe and the opportunities of increasing the export share of Russian material in global coal supplies to Turkey and other countries. The participants of Metal Expert’s forum shared views on current price trends in coal and freight markets, while the experts and analysts presented their forecasts on global coal supply and demand.