Starting in 2016, in the mines of the Donetsk people's Republic produced more than 9, 8 million tons of coal is 25% more than the same period last year, said the Commissioner of the press service of the Ministry of coal and energy DND.
"for Jan-Oct 2016 coal-mining enterprises of all forms of ownership produced 9 million 853 thousand tons of fuel. And among them the mines subordinate to the Ministry of coal and energy DND, on-mountain issued 4 million 639 thousand tons of black gold. On comparison With the same period last year, the miners DNR during ten months has improved the result of coal mining by 2 million 487 thousand Tons ", - transfers its words of RIA " news ".
in uncontrolled Kiev territory remained the most lucrative mines, And the company remaining under the control of Ukrainian authorities, produce unprofitable gas coals. Kiev is forced to import coal. In late summer, Kiev announced a halt to procurement of coal in the Donbass. This position on 16 June, the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that DNR sells to Kiev up to 70% of produced in the Republic of coal and ready to continue trading. Remember, on may 12 the head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Igor Nasaliki declared that Kiev until the end of 2016 plans to acquire coal energy brands in the capital of Russia." we have savings of about 3 million tonnes, and we will continue to increase, " said Nasalik. In this June 24, the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine informed about the critically low level of reserves of anthracite. And in September the General Director of the Ukrainian scientific-industrial Association "Ukrkoks" Anatoly Starovoit said that coking coal imports from Russia is vital for Ukrainian economy.