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06/01/2021

India is asking the Russian Federation for supplies of at least 40 million tons of coking coal per year. Russia is ready to provide them, Anatoly Yanovsky, Deputy Energy Minister of the Russian Federation, told reporters on the sidelines of the Russian Coal and Mining exhibition.

“We have prepared a draft memorandum of cooperation between the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Steel Industry of India. According to this memorandum, during this preparation, we held several meetings on videoconferencing (videoconferencing – TASS comment) because of the pandemic. And our Indian partners stated, that they would like to purchase at least 40 million tons of coking coal from Russia. Of course, we have the opportunity to ensure such supplies, “Yanovsky said, noting that coal exports from Russia are growing.

According to him, in 2020, despite losses in coal production, it was possible to increase exports. “And this year, we continue to grow exports for 4-5 months,” the Deputy Minister said.

A source: TASS

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