In January-June Ukraine increased power-generating coal output by 2.3% YoY, to 13.293 million tons, but decreased that of coking coal by 9%, to 3.2 million tons.
According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, combined coal output in 6 months dropped by 0.1%, to 16.495 million tons.
State mines decreased coal output by 8.8%, to 2.16 million tons, including 1.92 million tons of power-generating coal, up by 0.1%, and 0.24 million tons of coking coal, down by 46.5%.
In June Ukraine mined 2.599 million tons of coal, down by 1.7% YoY, including 2.095 million tons of power-generating coal, up by 2.6%, and 503.4 thousand tons of coking coal, down by 16%.
State mines extracted 0.31 million tons of coal in June, down by 15.3% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)