In September Ukraine produced almost 2.8 million tons of coal, down by 1.5% from the plan, the Coal Miners Union of Ukraine reported with a reference to the data provided by the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry.
“In September coal mining enterprises of Ukraine of all forms of ownership produced 2,781,626 tons of coal. The plan was fulfilled by 98.5%,” reads the report.
In particular, mines subordinated to the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry produced 328,539 tons of coal, or 89.4% of the plan, down by 39,061 tons from the target.
The union also notes that since the beginning of the year coal-mining enterprises of all forms of ownership have produced 24,849,087 tons of coal, which exceeds the planned target by 588,637 tons.
The mines subordinated to the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry have produced 3,148,421 tons of coal since the beginning of the year (89.9% of the plan). (Ukrinform/Ukrainian metal)