The CSTM divides the nation into 44 demand regions and 32 supply regions.
The CSTM contains a detailed model of the transportation networks used to move coal between shipping points.
The CSTM provides data on coal demand by demand region.
The CSTM also includes data on existing long-term contracts for coal delivery, which are a common feature of the coal market.
The CSTM attempts to satisfy the coal demands by simulating coal production in coal supply regions and shipments of coal to the demand regions via the transportation network.
All prices are given in 1983 dollars, which is the CSTM standard.
In order to empirically delineate the economic market for western coal, we use the CSTM to remove Wyoming's production from the market entirely and observe which states take over its markets.
Once the composition and structure of the market are established, we use the CSTM to examine the states' relative ability to tax the extraction of coal.
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BASF and CSTM share a common vision: to facilitate an interactive platform for promoting science education among young people from across the country, said Ms Liao Hong, Vice Director and Head of Exhibition and Education Center of CSTM.
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