Kiev before the end of the year, imports More than 1 million tons of coal, said the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.
"I think imports before the end of the year will be Over 1 million tons ", - said Demchyshyn at a press conference on Tuesday.
He also could not indicate the share of countries in imports of coal to Ukraine. According to him, today made the order for production and delivery of coal from South Africa in the amount of not less than five hundred thousand tons, also signed treaties with Russia for the production and delivery of 100-200 thousand tons of coal monthly." But, as I see that historically these volumes have been reported, it is difficult to speak (about the projections for the volumes of coal supplies from Russia - ed.) ", - said Demchyshyn.
He added that At the present time in the warehouses of Ukrainian power generating plants not less than 2, 6 million tons in the past month, the stock delivered is not less than 200 thousand tons of coal.