Ukraine will reduce purchases of coal in Russia

Украина сократит закупки угля в России

In 2019 TPP and CHPP will supply 28,159 million tons of coal. Of them 5,269 million tons of scarce coal.

Next year Ukraine plans to import from Russia 72% of the total anthracite – 3,815 million tons, and from the USA – 418 thousand tons. Such information is contained in the fuel TPPs on 2019, issued by the Ministry of energy and coal industry.

All in 2019 for power plants and heating plants put 28,159 million tons of coal. Of them 5,269 million tons of anthracite and gas-coal – 22,89 million tons.

In contrast to previous years, in 2019 do not plan to import coal from South Africa.

As reported, in January-September 2018 Ukraine increased import of coal and anthracite by 20% (2,605 million tonnes) compared to the same period of 2017 – up to 15,640 million tons.

Only in 2018 in Ukraine plan to import 5,668 million tons (11.3% more than last year). It is expected that 87% is imported from Russia – 4,881 million t, USA – 664 thousand tons, and from South Africa – 123 thousand tons.

We will note, in September the production uglev Ukraine decreased to 2781,6 thousand tons.


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