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Coal Mining in Poland Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts 2020

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 0:02
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Publisher’s ‘Coal Mining in Poland to 2020′ report comprehensively covers Polish reserves of coal, reserves by type and basin and proximate analysis of Polish coal versus coal produced by major other countries, the historic and forecast data on coal production and production split by grade, type, coal prices, historic and forecast coal consumption and by type and exports, exports by country and imports by country. 

The report also includes factors affecting demand for coal, profiles of major coal producing companies in the country and information on the active, exploration and development coal projects.

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The Fiscal Regime section provides information about the country’s regulatory authority, laws, licenses and other fiscal regime information such as taxes, rates and other charges applicable to the mining of the commodity in the country.

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It is an essential tool for companies active in the Polish mining and for new competitors considering entering the industry.

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Report Summary

Poland is a mineral-rich country with deposits of coal, silver, cadmium, copper and industrial minerals such as feldspar, gypsum, lime and sulfur. Globally, Poland ranked 15th with proven coal reserves of 5.5 billion tonnes (Bnt) or 0.6% of the global total at the end of 2014.

Coal reserves comprise anthracite and bituminous grades at 4.2Bnt or 76.4% of the total and sub-bituminous and lignite grades at 1.3Bnt or 23.6%. Reserves are located mainly in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin (USCB) and the Lublin Coal Basin (LCB) in the east of Poland.

Report Scope

The report contains an overview of the Polish coal mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodity.

It also provides information about Polish reserves, historic and forecast data on coal production, production by grade and type, consumption, exports and imports, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development coal projects.

Key Highlights

- The country was the ninth largest global producer of coal and the second largest in Europe after Germany, accounting for 1.7% of global production, even though production in 2014 at 136.9 million tonnes (Mt) was lower by 4.0% compared with the 142.6Mt it produced in 2013. 
- Polish hard coal deposits belong to the Carboniferous age and occur mainly in three basins: the USCB, LCB and Lower Silesian Coal Basin (LSCB). USCB contain around 400 coal seams with thicknesses of 0.8-3.0 meters (m). 
- The Polish mining industry is governed by the Ministry of Environment including other state institutes such as the State Mining Authority, the Polish Geological Institute and the Central Mining Institute. The Geological and Mining Law 1994, regulate laws regarding mining and minerals.

Reason to Buy

Gain an understanding of the coal mining industry in Poland, coal reserves, historic and forecast data on coal production, coal prices, historic and forecast data on coal consumption and exports and imports, demand drivers, active, exploration and development coal projects, the competitive landscape and the country’s fiscal regime.

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