Russia: coal export revenue up in January-July 2019

Russia’s income from coal exports in January-July grew by 9.2% YoY, to $9.798 billion. In January-July 2018 exports revenue was $8.977 billion. Volume-wise the exports increased by 9.1%, to 118.374 million tons. In 2018 coal export revenue went up by 25.9% YoY, to $17.031 billion. Volume-wise exports grew by 10%, to 199.472 million tons. (Ukrainian…

Ukraine: coal output down in January-August 2019

In January-August Ukraine mined 20.293 million tons of coal, down by 8% YoY. In particular, extraction of coking coal dropped by 3.2%, to 3.939 million tons, and power-generating coal – by 9.1%, to 16.353 million tons. In August coal output decreased by 17.2%, to 2.422 million tons. Enterprises subordinate to the Ministry of Energy and…

Kazakhstan: Russia limiting coal exports to Ukraine

Coal industry of Kazakhstan is sustaining losses after Russia imposed limitations on the export of coal to Ukraine. According to the Association of mining and metallurgical enterprises, in June-September coalmining companies intended to ship 584.12 thousand tons of coal to Ukraine via Russia, but the Russian Ministry of Economic Development approved only 233.5 thousand tons.…

Russia: coal output at Buryatia up in January-July 2019

In January-July the Republic of Buryatia extracted 4.456 million tons of coal, up by 29% YoY.

Razrez Tugnuisky contributed the most coal – 2.836 million tons, up by 58%.

This year the republic intends to extract 6.2 million tons of coal. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal imports down in January-August 2019

In January-August Ukraine imported 12.98 million tons of coal, down by 8.3% YoY, valued at $1.83 billion, down by 7.5%. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia supplied $1.09 billion worth of coal (or 59.81%), USA – $596.65 million (32.63%), Kazakhstan – $85.54 million (4.68%) and other countries – $52.64 million (2.88%). At the same…

Ukraine: coal output down in January-July 2019

In January-July Ukraine extracted 17.87 million tons of coal, down by 6.6% YoY. According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, coking coal output dropped by 8.9%, to 3.299 million tons, and power-generating coal – by 6.1%, to 14.57 million tons. In July coal output decreased by 4.4%, to 2.529 million tons. Enterprises subordinate…

Kazakhstan: coal to be used in a new way

Global trends on switch to low-carbon and “green” economy directly affect the volume of coal consumption in Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development reported. “Notwithstanding this fact the coal industry goes on being one of the most important resource spheres of economy. The share of coal industry to country’s GDP amounts to 0.3%,…

Ukraine: Russian coal supplies down in June 2019

Russian coal supplies to Ukraine dropped by 85.3% YoY, to 12,300 tons in June after the government introduced a permissive export procedure. The majority of exporters ceased shipments in the direction, while part of supplies, judging by the statistics data, was redirected bypass through Belarus. From June 1 Russian companies can supply coal to Ukraine…

Kazakhstan: coal extraction to increase

According to the strategic plan of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan for 2017-2021, the planned volume of coal extraction for 2019 is 107.1 million tons, the ministry reported. “The fuels and minerals base of Kazakhstan’s coal industry is sufficient enough and notwithstanding large volumes of extraction, the coal stockpiles are still…

Tajikistan: coal output up in H1 2019

In January-June Tajikistan increased coal mining by 18% YoY.

93% of coal is extracted at the pits.

In H1 717.4 thousand tons of coal were sold, including 424 thousand tons to the heat and power plant No. 2.

Exports decreased by 63.5%. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal imports down in H1 2019

In January-June Ukraine imported 10.5 million tons of coal valued at $1.476 billion, down by 4.2% YoY.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia accounted for 62.4% of deliveries.

USA supplied 31% of coal concentrate and Kazakhstan – 4.22%. (Ukrainian metal)