Russia: Kuzbass coal output down in January 2020

In January Kuzbass pits yielded 10.6 million tons of coal (13.3 million tons in January 2019) and mines – 7.4 million tons (6.9 million tons). Coking coal accounted for 6.4 million tons (6.4 million tons), while power-generating coal – 11.6 million tons (13.8 million tons). 16.8 million tons of coal were transported via railroad (19…

Ukraine: coal imports down in January 2020

In January Ukraine imported 1.627 million tons of coal, down by 8.4% YoY. According to the State Customs Service, the value of the imported coal decreased by 33.8%, to $174.446 million. Russia supplied $115.237 million worth of coal (66.06%), USA – $48.505 million (27.81%), Kazakhstan – $10.54 million (6.04%) and other countries – $0.164 million…

Kazakhstan: coal exports down in 2019

In 2019 Kazakhstan exported 28.1 million tons of coal, down by 3.8% YoY. According to the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, the export decrease is due to the drop of coal demand on foreign markets. Exports to Russia went down by 4.1%, to 21.01 million tons, and to far foreign countries – by 23%,…

Ukraine: WB to support in coal industry restructuring

The World Bank intends to support the mitigation of social and environmental impacts of the coal industry restructuring in Ukraine, according to the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection. “The World Bank, with the support of the European Commission and other international financial institutions, intends to support the mitigation of social and environmental impacts as…

Ukraine: Yuzhniy Port to increase coal capacities

The Yuzhniy Sea Trade Port has started designing a complex to transport coking and power-generating coal. The construction is envisioned in the company reconstruction program. 5.5 million UAH will be invested in the design work. At present the port processes some 2.6 million tons of imported cargo. The new complex will allow it increasing processing…