Kazakhstan: coal export up in H1 2022

In January-June, Kazakhstan extracted 57.4 million tons of coal, up by 5.9% YoY, valued at 271 billion tenge. Pavlodar region yielded 33.9 million tons, up by 4.9%, and Karaganda region – 18.4 million tons, up by 2.3%. Exports amounted to 13.7 million tons valued at $344.2 million, up by 21.1% and by 91.5% respectively. Most…

Ukraine: Russia destroys coalmines

As a result of a full-scale invasion, Russia is destroying coalmines and gas deposits. “There are some mines that we will not restore. They are flooded, and there is no way to resume their operation. That’s the Zolotaya mine in Lugansk region and Toshkovskaya, also there. They came under heavy fire, which damaged electricity supply,”…

Ukraine: coal output up in 2021

In 2021, Ukraine produced 29.41 million tons of coal, up by 7% from the target. At the same time, state mines extracted 5.446 million tons, down by 19.1%. In December 2021, 2.795 million tons of coal was mined, up by 16%, with state mines providing 352 thousand tons, down by 33%. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: coal output up in January-October 2021

In January-October, Kazakhstan extracted 92.6 million tons of coal, up by 1.6% YoY. Pavlodar region accounted for the most output – 53.7 million tons or 58%, down by 0.5%. Karaganda region (31.4 million tons, +1.5%) and East-Kazakhstan region (7 million tons, +15.2%) were in the top-3. In monetary terms output totaled 291.7 billion tenge. Exports…

Ukraine: DTEK imports 278 thousand tons of coal

In September-October, DTEK purchased 278 thousand tons of coal for the operation of its heating plants in autumn-winter. “Gas coal is purchased under contracts with Poland (340 thousand tons) and Kazakhstan. Soon we expect deliveries of coal from the USA – 225 thousand tons,” the company said. DTEK is also negotiating additional imports of coal.…

Kazakhstan: coal export up in January-July 2021

In January-July, Kazakhstan extracted 62.8 million tons of coal, down by 0.5% YoY. Pavlodar region produced 37.2 million tons, down by 2.3%, Karaganda – 21.1 million tons and East-Kazakhstan region – 4.2 million toms. Kazakhstan exported 16 million tons of coal valued at $254.9 million, up by 29.2% and by 31.9% YoY respectively. Exports to…