Georgia sees increase in coal production

Georgia Materials 30 December 2021 11:46 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 30

By Maryana Akhmedova – Trend:

Georgia’s coal production from January through October 2021 amounted to 123,500 tons, which is an increase of 56.1 percent, compared to 79,100 tons over the same period of 2020, Trend reports via the National Statistics Office (Geostat).

According to the statistics, Georgia’s coal imports increased by 0.04 percent – from 229,400 tons over the first 10 months of 2020 to 229,500 tons in the same period of 2021.

The domestic supply of coal in Georgia in the reporting period of 2021 increased by 12.3 percent to 331,300 tons, compared to 294,900 tons over the same period of 2020.

According to Geostat, Georgia’s coal reserves in January 2021 amounted to 6,700 tons, and 3,200 tons – in October 2021.

Meanwhile, these indicators over the same period of 2020 were as follows: the shortage amounted to 12,900 tons in January 2020, while the oversupply totaled 7,200 tons in October 2020.


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