In January-August 2021, Ukraine increased coal production by 6%, up to 19.7 million tons
Private and state-owned mines in January-August 2021 compared to the same period in 2020 increased their production of thermal coal by 6.2%, having yielded up to 19.7 million tons, according to the Ministry of Energy.
In 8 months (excluding Dobropillyavuhilya), the Ukrainian state-owned mines increased production by 2.2 times, up to 4 million tons, while the Dobropillyavuhilya (privately and state-owned) increased production by 1.6 times, up to 2 million tons of coals.
The DTEK Pavlogradugol's largest enterprise during January-August for 2021 in comparison with the similar period of 2020 kept production at the level of 10 million tons.
In August 2021, this enterprise mined 1,16 million tons of coals. Noteworthy that the total coal production in August 2021 compared to August 2020 dropped by 27%, down - to 2 million tons compared to 2.8 million tons produced in August 2020.