The United States will put 700 thousand tons of coal this year – Ambassador

США поставят 700 тыс тонн угля в этом году – посол

Loading of coal for Ukraine

The value of the U.S. anthracite is 113 dollars per metric ton.

Last week from the American port of Baltimore, the ship came loaded with 62 tonnes of thermal coal, which should arrive in the Ukrainian port southern to mid-September. This was stated by Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly in interview ZN.ua.

“Under the terms of the contract until the end of the year we can expect the supply of 700 thousand tons of anthracite coal from the United States. It was planned that the first supplies will make 85 thousand tons But the sender managed to find a slightly smaller boat of 62 tons, with the download which I attended along with American high officials. Ship American coal last week left the port of Baltimore, will go roughly three weeks, therefore, somewhere closer to the middle of September, you can expect its arrival in the port “southern” – said the diplomat.

According to him, full information on deliveries to Ukraine the following parts of anthracite coal owns Centrenergo, which signed a contract with the vendor company XCoal Energy and Resources.

“What we know is the next batch of charcoal should be larger, roughly 120 thousand tons, and is expected to arrive in Ukraine in early October. We can expect the arrival of one or two vessels per month” – said the Ambassador.

Chaly admits that in the case of the successful first phase of the cooperation, next year, Ukraine needs to buy more American thermal coal (it was on the volumes to 2 million tonnes).

The Ambassador also said that the price of American coal is 113 dollars per metric ton. He called this price a “compromise” and added that it was reduce.

“The negotiation process was quite complicated. I am sure that the economic feasibility is well-costed specialists Centrenergo, after this contract is riveted substantial attention, including Russia”, – concluded the diplomat.

As reported Корреспондент.net21 August began shipping to Ukraine the first consignment of American coal with a volume of 62 thousand tonnes At the beginning of the shipment was attended by Ukrainian Ambassador Chalyi, Deputy Minister of Commerce Hernandez and Deputy Minister of energy of Griffith.

We will remind, earlier the Ministry of energy explained how the coal from the United States better.

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