The price of the first batch of coal delivered from the US company Xcoal Energy & Resources to the state Centrenergo is $100,7 per ton including freight (CIF). About it LIGA.net said the representative of the company-buyer.
The first batch volume of 61.7 thousand tons was delivered in September as part of the contract, providing the overall supply of 700 thousand tons of coal before the end of the year.
The caloric value of the September batch of coal from the United States amounted to around 5 500 kcal/kg. translated Into basic calorie (6 000 kcal/tonne), the cost of coal will increase from $100,7 up to $110,8/ton (excluding the costs of transshipment at the port and delivery to the station).
For example, in September, the holding DTEK has imported around 77 thousand tons of coal (supplier – Glencore) from South Africa at $90,3 per ton calorific value of 5,300 kcal/kg, or $102/ton in terms of basic calorie c including freight.
The contract between Centrenergo and Xcoal Energy was signed in late July after a meeting of presidents of Ukraine and the USA Petro Poroshenko and Donald trump.
Acting head Centrenergo said earlier Oleg Kozemko, the price of the first shipments of coal from the U.S. will be about $113/ton.
Ukraine has entered the heating season 2017-2018 with the lowest reserves of coal. In this country there is a shortage as anthracite and gas (produced in Ukraine) groups of coal.