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GFI provides leading execution services in physical, financial and option contracts for a variety of European and Asian coal markets.


GFI was pleased to be recognized in Energy Risk’s 2015 rankings as No.1 European Coal Broker.

Why GFI for Coal Data?

  • Award-winning energy & commodity brokers.
  • Coal in all major EU markets.
  • Comprehensive daily executable prices from EnergyMatch Europe, GFI's online energy trading platform. 


GFI Market Data offers comprehensive coverage of the European coal market, which includes key delivery locations in the Netherlands and South Africa.

Some Key Facts

  • European Coal contracts are defined through the combination of product, (API2, API4, API5, API8 Newcastle and Indo SUB) delivery period and delivery location (Netherlands and South Africa).
  • Historical data to November 2005.
  • Coal contracts are swaps, although they are displayed like forwards, i.e. prices and trades refer to a future physical delivery of the asset.
  • All of GFI’s European energy prices and trades in the data feed are electronically generated by traders or by GFI brokers on behalf of traders.
  • GFI generates an intraday & end of day CSV file daily that is available on its FTP site for customers to download. GFI also offers a 5-min delayed feed from its multi-vendor contribution platform, via a leased line connection to a market standard distribution system.

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