Metallurgical Coal Demand Reported to Be the Worst Hit in 2020

August 20, 2020 10:35:04

Several industries have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected global economies. The most affected of these are the manufacturing, auto and power industries, who propel the demand for minerals and metals.

Results of a 2020 poll conducted by Verdict that assessed the worst affected minerals and metals with regards to demand showed that the coal industry experienced a significant decrease in the demand for metallurgical coal, making it one of the most affected industries.

Of the 453 responses collected, a majority voted that the demand for metallurgical coal would be the worst affected in 2020 while 23% of the respondents thought the demand for platinum would be the most affected with 17% who were of the opinion…


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