East Kazakhstan Province increases coal import

Kazakhstan Materials 24 September 2018 20:22

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 24


East Kazakhstan Province in May-August 2018 increased coal import by 24 percent compared to the same period in 2017, Kazakhstan Railways said in a message on Sept. 24.

During the period, 710,000 tons of coal were delivered to the province. Some 540,000 tons of industrial grade coal were also delivered, which is 20 percent more than in the same period of 2017.

The delivered household coal amounted to over 166,000 tons, which is almost twice as high as supplies for the same period of 2017.

For the heating season of 2018-2019, more than 1.2 million tons of household coal have been supplied, including about 480,000 tons to East Kazakhstan.