KAZAKHSTAN TO PRODUCE 120 MLN TONNES OF COAL IN 2020
Coal-extracting companies of Kazakhstan produced 18.3 million tonnes of coal in January-February 2020, Strategy2050.kz reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of Kazakhstan.
10.4 million tonnes of coal were shipped to energy producing companies, and industrial enterprises received 936,800 tonnes. 1.4 million tonnes were shipped for public and utility needs. 4.6 million tonnes will be exported.
The Roadmap on Development of Coal Sector of Kazakhstan in 2019-2021 and The Plan of Demand for Coal Products in 2019-2020 were adopted last year. As of March 20, 2020, the country’s coal security against the general plan (since May 1, 2019 through April 2020) is 99.7%.
In 2020, Kazakhstan plans to produce 120 million tonnes of coal, 82 million tonnes of which will be delivered to the domestic market and 38 million tonnes will be exported.
Source: Kazakhtan 2050