The Romanian Defense Industry: Market Opportunities and Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016
- Published: June 2012
- Region: Romania
Good market position. Large and diversified reserve base. Significant percentage of reserves consisting of low-sulfur coal. Aggressive debt leverage. Cost pressures (particularly in the eastern U.S.). Softer market conditions because of weak demand and a competitive pricing environment. The ratings on St. Louis, Mo.-based coal producer Arch Coal reflect its high debt levels, ongoing cost pressures in its eastern U.S. operations, and somewhat aggressive financial policy as well as the relatively weak market conditions. Still, Arch Coal benefits from favorable long-term coal-industry conditions, a diversified base of coal reserves, and good liquidity. Arch Coal, one of the leading producers of coal in the U.S., with about 3.2 billion tons of coal reserves. Of these, 65% are in the Powder River...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Arch Coal Inc.,Arch Western Resources LLC
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Arch Coal Inc.,Arch Western Resources LLC