Russian coal output up 7.3% in 9M - Rosstat
MOSCOW. Oct 17 (Interfax) - Russia raised coal production 7.3% year-on-year in January-September to 302 million tonnes, the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) said.
Coal output in September rose 9.2% year-on-year and was up 4.1% from August 2017.
Production of metallurgical coke fell 4% year-on-year in 9M 2017 to 21 million tonnes.
Coal industry output in 9M 2017:
|9M 2017||Sept 2017/Sept 2016, %||Sept 2017/Aug 2017, %||9M 2017/9M 2016, %|
|Coal, mln tonnes||302||109,2||104,1||107,3|
|Metallurgical coke, mln tonnes||21,0||93,7||97,6||96,0|