Ukraine increased imports of coal

Украина увеличила импорт угля

Ukraine increased import of coal and anthracite

For the nine months of coal were imported in the amount of $2,192 billion Is 15.4% more than in January-September last year.

Ukraine in January-September 2018 increased imports of coal and anthracite by 20% (2,605 million tonnes) compared to the same period of 2017 – up to 15,640 million tons. On Monday, October 8, Interfax reported, citing data from the State fiscal service.

It is noted that the coal was imported in the amount of $2,192 billion Is 15.4% more than in January-September 2017 ($1,899 billion).

From Russia received the coal at $1,374 billion (share in imports – 62,72%), the USA – $670,564 million (30,59%), Canada – $86,933 million (3,97%), other countries – $59,532 million (2,72%).

In addition, Ukraine in January-September exported 50 902 tons of coal and anthracite for $8,127 million, including to Russia – $4,597 million, Slovakia $3,201 million, Moldova – $0,255 million other countries $million 0,074

As reported, in Ukraine in September, coal production has fallen to 2781,6 thousand tons.

Recall Ukraine in January-June 2018 increased imports of coal and anthracite is 40.7%.

 

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