Ukraine actively buys coal from Russia

Украина активно покупает уголь у России

Ukraine increased coal exports

Foreign exchange costs for the purchase of coal has doubled.

Compared with the year 2016 during the past year the exchange costs of buying coal has increased almost twice – up to 2,744 billion 1,467 billion. It is reported by UNIAN referring to the State fiscal service.

The office noted that the major suppliers were Russia, USA and Canada. So the Import of coal from Russia in monetary terms amounted to 1,552 billion (56.6 per cent), US $ 682 million (24.9 per cent), Canada – 182,2 million (6.6 per cent). Other countries had 327,6 million dollars.

In addition, the export of coal has doubled.

Earlier it was reported that coal stocks in Ukraine in the warehouses of thermal power plants increased by 4.9% to 1,860 million tons.

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