Russia boosts coking coal output 8.5%

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Aug. 30, 2012, 10:25 a.m. | Russia — by Interfax-Ukraine

A Russian miner takes a break from his work inside the Chertinsky Yuzhny coal mine 120km from the Siberian city of Kemerovo in the town Belovo on April 24, 2009.


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MOSCOW - Russia increased production of coking coal by 8.5% year-on-year to 39.2 million tonnes in the first seven months of 2012, the Central Dispatching Department of the Fuel and Energy Complex (CDU TEK) reported.

The Kemerovo Region raised production by 2.7% year-on-year to 27.5 million tonnes in the seven months, including 13.6% to 4.6 million tonnes in July.

Producers delivered 3.3 million tonnes of coking coal to Russian coke-chemical and metallurgical plants in July, 0.5% less year-on-year. These shipments fell 8.1% in 7M.

However, shipments in July jumped 24.1% to 411,700 tonnes to CIS countries, including 405,900 tonnes to Ukraine, and 4.8% to 645,410 tonnes to countries outside the CIS.

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