Coal reserves in Ukraine increased by 15%

Запасы угля в Украине выросли на 15%

Coal stocks rose

Coal stocks as at February 8 amount 879,9 million tons – 15% more than a week ago.

Coal stocks in warehouses of thermal power plants of energy generating companies of Ukraine, as of Friday, February 8, are 879,9 thousand tons that on 15% more than a week ago, on February 1, and 40% lower than a year earlier. This is evidenced by data the Ministry of energy and coal industry.

According to calculations by Interfax-Ukraine, stocks of anthracite coal on February 8 of this year amounted to 276,9 thousand tons, which is 11% more stocks last week, and 56,8% less than last year. Stocks of coal of the gas group equal 603,1 thousand tons, which is 16.8% more than a week ago and 26.7% less than the year before.

In addition, the stocks in warehouses of thermal power stations of Ukraine are 259,7 thousand tons, which is 1.3% less than a week ago.

Recall, for 2018 coal production in Ukraine fell by about 10%.

It was also reported that for 11 months of the 2018 year, Ukraine increased its imports of coal and of anthracite coal nearly 10% compared to the same period of 2017.


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