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Research and Markets: Global Coal Industry: Porters Five Forces Analysis 2012


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Coal Industry: Porters Five Forces Analysis" report to their offering.

Coal is the most used fossil fuel in today's world. Even though there are many renewable options also available today, coal remains the most widely used fuel used for electricity generation in both developed and emerging economies.

The coal industry is a highly competitive market and there are several players that have been operating in the industry for many years now. Worldwide, the coal industry is growing at a fast pace, in spite of the various environmental concerns that faces the future of the industry.

In order to understand the profitability and the dynamics of competitive structure of the global coal industry, Taiyou Research presents a Porter's Five Forces Analysis of the Global Coal Industry.

In our report, apart from the Porter's Five Forces Model Analysis of the industry, we also analyze the basics of coal, including the various uses, types of coal, the important role coal plays in the global energy mix in today's world, and many other factors impacting the global coal industry.

We also profile the global coal industry through an industry definition, industry statistics, market value and volume analysis, coal production and consumption statistics, and much more.

A country-wise industry outlook concludes this analysis of the global coal industry in a Porter's Five Forces framework.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Basics of Coal

2.1 Introduction

2.2 How is Coal Formed?

2.3 Types of Coal

2.4 Uses of Coal

3. Coal in the Global Energy Mix

4. Profile of the Global Coal Industry

4.1 Industry Definition

4.2 Industry Statistics

4.3 Market Value & Volume

4.4 Coal Production

4.5 Coal Consumption

4.6 Industry Segmentation

4.7 Energy Security & Coal

4.8 Industry Outlook

5. Global Coal Industry: Porter's Five Forces Analysis

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Power of Buyers

5.3 Power of Suppliers

5.4 Competitive Rivalry

5.5 New Entrants in the Industry

5.6 Presence of Substitutes

6. Glossary

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
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Sector: Coal

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