Russia recognized the export of anthracite coal from the Donbass

В России признали вывоз антрацита из Донбасса

The anthracite was taken to the Rostov region.

Custom Russia officially recognized the import of anthracite from the mines in the Donbas. About it reports Interfax-Ukraine with reference to the statistics of the southern customs office of Federal customs service of Russia.

In particular, it stated that, in may 2017 in the Rostov region of the Russian Federation from Ukraine received almost 59 thousand tons of anthracite cost $3,14 million, in January-may of almost 237 thousand tons worth $13,044 million

As of may, all Ukrainian mines, mining of anthracite were located in the occupied areas of Donbas under the control of separatists. On the controlled by Ukrainian authorities territories this type of fuel is not mined now. According to information Minenergouglya Ukraine, for approval of licenses for the export of anthracite in 2017, the Agency did not apply.

In the statistics of the southern customs office of Federal customs service of the Russian Federation also stated that in may 2017 from the Rostov region of the Russian Federation, Ukraine exported nearly 25 thousand tons of anthracite, worth $2,146 million, in January-may – 236 thousand tons of anthracite, worth $16,293.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that stocks of anthracite in Ukraine for the year increased by one third.

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