Russia has become a leader in the supply of coal in Ukraine to 2017
In 2017 Ukraine imported just over 19 777 thousand tons of coal, most of which were in the country of Russia.
About it reports the edition Lb.ua citing data from the State fiscal service.
It is noted that the amount Ukraine paid more than $ 2.7 billion From Russia in 2017 year imported coal worth $ 1.5 billion (56,57% of the total), US $ 682 million (24,85%) , from Canada – $ 182,2 million (6,64%). Other countries also supplied coal to Ukraine in the amount of $ 327,6 million (11,94%).
Ukraine has imposed sanctions against 18 companies from Russia, among them – a major supplier of coal
However, Ukraine also exported coal to Russia by $ 57.4 million, Slovakia $ 41.5 million, Turkey – $ 2.5 million in addition, other countries have paid the price for Ukrainian coal another $ 3.9 million In 2016, the Ukraine imported coal for $ 1.4 billion, exports accounted for $ 44.7 million
Recall that in early November, Kiev has imposed sanctions against 18 Russian companies “for carrying out actions that could harm interests of national economic security.”
Their number includes the coal company “Oztrans”. The representative of the southern coal company, which includes “YugTrans” said RBC that the sanctions will become an obstacle for marketing of anthracite coal. According to him, difficulties arise with the redistribution of exports, as the “southern ports clogged with coal from self-proclaimed L/DNR”.
“YugTrans” engaged in the supply of anthracite coal for several Ukrainian companies, including “Donbasenergo”. According to the interlocutor of RBC, the company has supplied around 70-80 thousand tons of coal to Ukraine. Coal was mined in the mines in the Rostov region.
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