The Cabinet of Ministers introduced licenses for export of anthracite

Кабмин ввел лицензии на экспорт антрацита

In the warehouses of Ukraine is 464 thousand tons of anthracite

Licenses will be issued by the Ministry of economic development.

The Cabinet adopted a decision on introduction of licensing of export coal anthracite from Ukraine. The decision was taken today, may 18, according to government portal.

Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers aimed at ensuring balance in the domestic market, prevention of the uncontrolled export of anthracite coal and anthracite supply of Ukrainian power generating companies in full volume, – stated in the message.

It is noted that the draft decision was developed pursuant to the decision of the Council of 16 February “On urgent measures to neutralize threats to energy security of Ukraine and strengthen protection of critical infrastructure.

Licenses will be issued by the Ministry in coordination with the Ministry of energy and coal industry. The agreement will be implemented without the involvement of the enterprise in the procedure of interdepartmental information exchange.

As reported Корреспондент.netearlier, Ukraine banned all exports of anthracite in connection with the emergency situation in the energy system.

Recall Ukraine began to increase stocks of anthracite. The scarce reserves of coal in warehouses of thermal power plants and CHP Ukraine in the period from may 10 to may 15 increased by 10.9% (by 45.6 thousand tons) – 418,4 thousand tons to 464 thousand tons.

Ukraine twice reduced the consumption of anthracite