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Sakhalin Coal Exports Increase

Export deliveries of coal in Sakhalin Region following the results of 10 months of 2014 have increased. Compared with the same period last year, the increase was over 835 thousand tons.

Only for 10 months of the current year over 2,858,000 tons were exported. About 60% of all shipments through the ports of the region were undertaken by East Mining Company. According to the information provided by it, for this period the deliveries amounted to about 1,725,000 tons.

As for geography, the Republic of Korea became the leader in receiving Sakhalin coal. There about 1, 186,000 thousand tons solid fuel were sent. The second place is taken by Japan, where since the beginning of the year 736 thousand tons were delivered. 25 thousand tons were shipped to Chukotka, and about 20 thousand tons - to Kamchatka.

Source: RIA "Sakhalin-Kuriles" www.skr.su