Photo: Getty Images the Fall in world prices for coal allowed the Ukrainian power engineers and metallurgists to reduce the cost of its imports

In real terms of coal import during January-July decreased from 11.6 million to 10.3 million tonnes.

Ukraine in January-July has reduced coal imports in monetary terms by 31.8% compared to the same period in 2019, to $1.09 billion On Thursday, August 13, reported the State customs service.

In physical terms import coal fell from 11.6 million to 10.3 million tonnes.

In this case, from Russia imported coal at $660,9 million, from the USA – $334,1 million, from Kazakhstan – at $67,24 million, from other countries – at $36.6 million

As previously reported, during the first half of 2020, coal production in Ukraine fell by 14.3%, to 11 million tons. In this state mines reduced production by 27.8%, to 1.33 million tons.

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