Russia’s coal export up 5.6% YOY in January — April 2021

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MOSCOW, June 8. /TASS/. Russian coal exports surged by 5.6% year-on-year in January – April 2021 in money value to $4.1 bln, the Federal Customs Service said in a statement on Tuesday.

In physical terms, the export of coal in the reporting period gained 9.9% to 64.5 million tonnes.

Russia’s hard coal imports had an upsurge by 22% within the reporting period to $127 mln but lost 7.1% in physical terms to 6.65 mln tonnes.

Coal exports in April 2021 plunged by 34.6% year-on-year to $976.9 mln in April 2021, the Customs reports. In physical terms, export contracted by 35.5% to 14.5 mln tonnes.