Russia: Kuzbass coal output down in February 2020

In February, Kuzbass yielded 17.1 million tons of coal. 10.1 million tons accounted for pits (12.5 million tons in February 2019) and 7 million for mines (6.5 million tons). Coking coal accounted for 6.5 million tons (5.9 million tons) and power-generating coal – 10.6 million tons (13.1 million tons). Factories processed 10.3 million tons (9.9…

Kazakhstan: 120 million tons of coal to be produced in 2020

Coal-extracting companies of Kazakhstan produced 18.3 million tons of coal in January-February. 10.4 million tons of coal were shipped to energy producing companies, and industrial enterprises received 936,800 tons. 1.4 million tons were shipped for public and utility needs. 4.6 million tons will be exported. According to the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, the…

Ukraine: duty on Russian coal good for industry

Imposition of a duty on Russian coal will have a positive impact on the Ukrainian coal industry, Acting Minister of Energy of Ukraine Vitaliy Shubin has said. “The government is taking steps to resolve the situation in the energy market. In particular, the Cabinet of Ministers adopted a resolution on the introduction of a special…

Ukraine: coal imports down in January-February 2020

In January-February, Ukraine decreased coal imports by 8.6% YoY, to 3.09 million tons, valued at $338.01 million, down by 29.9%. According to the State Tax Service, Russia supplied $207.216 million worth of coal (61.3%), USA – $102.178 million (30.23%), Kazakhstan – $15.296 million (4.53%) and other countries – $13.323 million (3.94%). Ukraine did not export…

Uzbekistan: coal imports up in 2019

In 2019 Uzbekistan increased coal imports by 21.8%, to 706.8 thousand tons, valued at $20.3 million, up by 25.5%. The largest suppliers were Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, which increased sales by 29%, to 556.1 thousand tons, and by 7.1%, to 136.5 thousand tons respectively. The price of Kyrgyz coal dropped from $26.06 to $25.78 per ton,…