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Coal sales company added to globalCOAL platform

World Coal,

globalCOAL® has announced that Karam Chand Thapar & Bros. (Coal Sales) Ltd. (KCT Coal Sales) has joined its online coal trading platform.

Based in Kolkata, KCT Coal Sales is the single largest coal handling agency in India. The company deals with all major coal consumers in the public and private sectors, and is responsible for the logistical operations involved in the movement of approximately 60 million tpa of coal.

A total of 17 companies from India are now members of the globalCOAL trading community. In addition, 242 companies from the region are licensed to use SCoTA®, globalCOAL’s Standard Coal Trading Agreement.

“The importance of the international coal market is continuing to grow in India as the country imports ever greater quantities of coal”, commented Ajay Baral, market manager for globalCOAL. “As an effective route to the seaborne coal market, the globalCOAL trading platform is gaining more and more traction with well-established players such as KCT.”

Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward

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