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Coal Mining in Poland to 2020

Published: Jan, 2016 | Pages: 35 | Publisher: Timetric
Industry: Mining | Report Format: Electronic (PDF)

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

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.

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.

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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.

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.
 Table of Contents
1 Executive Summary 2 Coal Mining in Poland - Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade 2.1 Coal Reserves by Country, Grades, Type and Basin/Deposit 2.2 Proximate Analysis of Coal 2.3 Historical and Forecast Production 2.3.1 Coal production by grade - bituminous and lignite 2.3.2 Coal production by type - thermal and coking 2.4 Coal Prices 2.5 Active Mines 2.6 Exploration Projects 2.7 Development Projects 2.8 Consumption and Trade 2.8.1 Domestic consumption by end-use sector vs. exports 2.8.2 Consumption by type - thermal and coking 2.8.3 Exports by country 2.8.4 Imports by country 2.9 Demand Drivers 2.9.1 Rising coal-fired power generation 3 Major Coal Producers in Poland 3.1 PGE Gornictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. 3.2 Kompania W?glowa SA 3.3 Jastrzebska Spolka W?glowa SA 3.4 Katowicki Holding Weglowy S.A. 4 Fiscal Regime 4.1 The Polish Mining Industry - Governing Bodies 4.1.1 Ministry of Environment 4.1.2 State Mining Authority 4.1.3 Polish Geological Institute 4.1.4 Central Mining Institute 4.2 The Polish Mining Industry - Governing Laws 4.2.1 The Labour Code 4.2.2 Polish Geological and Mining Law, February 4, 1994 4.3 The Polish Mining Industry - Ownership and Mining Licenses 4.3.1 Mining Ownership 4.3.2 Mining Business Licenses 4.3.3 Mining Usufruct License 4.3.4 Mining Concessions 4.4 The Polish Mining Industry - Rights and Obligations 4.4.1 Rights 4.4.2 Obligations 4.5 The Polish Mining Industry - Key Fiscal Terms 4.5.1 Prospecting Fees 4.5.2 Exploration Fees 4.5.3 Royalty 4.5.4 Corporate Income Tax 4.5.5 Capital Gains Tax 4.5.6 Real Estate Tax 4.5.7 Depreciation 4.5.8 Withholding Tax 4.5.9 Loss Carry Forward 4.5.10 Value Added Tax 5 Appendix 5.1 Abbreviations 5.2 Bibliography 5.3 Secondary Research 5.4 Primary Research 5.5 Contact Timetric 5.6 About Timetric 5.7 Timetric's Services 5.8 Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Coal Mining in Poland - Basic Characteristics of Unexploited Brown Coal Deposits, 2014 Table 2: Coal Mining in Poland - Typical Proximate Analysis of Various Coals Table 3: Coal Mining in Poland - Historic and Forecast Coal Production by Grade - Bituminous and Lignite (Million Tonnes), 2000-2020 Table 4: Coal Mining in Poland - Historic and Forecast Coal Production by Type - Thermal and Coking (Million Tonnes), 2000-2020 Table 5: Coal Mining in Poland - Active Mines, 2015 Table 6: Coal Mining in Poland - Exploration Project, 2015 Table 7: Coal Mining in Poland - Development Projects, 2015 Table 8: Coal Mining in Poland - Historic and Forecast Domestic Consumption vs. Exports (Million Tonnes), 2001-2020 Table 9: Coal Mining in Poland - Historic and Forecast Domestic Consumption by Type - Thermal and Coking Coal (Million Tonnes), 2000-2020 Table 10: Coal Mining in Poland - Exports by Country (Million Tonnes), 2014 Table 11: Coal Mining in Poland - Imports by Country (Million Tonnes), 2014 Table 12: Coal Mining in Poland - Selected Upcoming Coal-Fired Power Plants, 2016-2019 Table 13: Coal Mining in Poland - PGE Gornictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. Projects, 2015 Table 14: Coal Mining in Poland - Kompania W?glowa S.A. Projects, 2015 Table 15: Coal Mining in Poland - Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa S.A. Projects, 2015 Table 16: Coal Mining in Poland - Katowicki Holding Weglowy S.A. Projects, 2015 Table 17: The Mining Industry in Poland - Royalty Rate (PLN/IU and %), 2015 Table 18: The Mining Industry in Poland - Real Estate Tax (PLN/m2), 2015 Table 19: The Mining Industry in Poland - Depreciation Rates (%), 2015 Table 20: The Mining Industry in Poland - Withholding Tax Rates (%), 2015

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