Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Valeriy Bosevski believes that the import of coal from Russia if Kiev Will be offered a reasonable price.
due to the shortage of coal in Ukraine is forced to import it. Kiev in preparation for the heating season wishes to purchase coal from all possible suppliers. Currently procure from South Africa.
"import pre-contract work more than half a million tons in fact completed. We are aware of where you can take coal. This, in the 1st turn, from South Africa. Will the Russian purchase, as in the past year? Maybe if it is a correct quotation, as African coal is much cheaper than Russian, " said Bosevski in the process of the round table, devoted to the preparation for the heating season.
according to his statement, the cost of coal from South Africa is 65 dollars per ton, the Russian Federation proposes a price in the region of $ 85 per ton. At the same time he said that Kiev will be able to import a minimum volume of coal and to supply themselves with coal from Ukrainian mines." The main task-to a maximum of 90% to provide a Ukrainian coal ", - added the Vice Premier.
on the first day of the week the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine is necessary for the autumn-winter period to accumulate a positive outcome 7 million tons of coal, at negative eleven million tons. Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that Ukraine is in the process of preparation for the heating season Will be forced to buy coal from all possible suppliers, and so does Russia.
Bosevski Tuesday also noted that Kiev need monthly to purchase for the heating season at least 800 thousand tons of anthracite coal group in an uncontrollable part of the Donbass. According to his statement, another 1, 4-1, 5 million tons of coal ought to take controlled territory.