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Coking coal dominates world trade in coal, and if projected worldwide demands are to be satisfied its availability in Australia, Canada and the USA must increase faster than home demand. In this survey of likely world energy trends, the Director of the NCB's Central Planning Unit forecasts a doubling in world coal trade by the mid-1980s, with steam coal becoming the principal growth sector in the longer term.


Journal article


Coal Energy Q

Publication Date



10 - 13