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Vostochny GOK in 2020 increased the production of uranium concentrate by 7%

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Vostochny GOK in 2020 increased the production of uranium concentrate by 7%

SE "Vostochny Mining and Processing Plant" in 2020 compared to 2019 reduced the production of uranium oxide concentrate by 7.1% - to 743.7 tons with a total value of 2.074 billion hryvnia. This is evidenced by data from the Department of Energy.

Uranium ore production in 2020 compared to 2019 decreased by 3.6% - to 538.14 thousand tons.

SE "VostGOK" in 2019 compared to 2018 reduced the production of uranium concentrate by 32% - to 800.9 tons.

On February 10, 2021, the press center of NNEGC Energoatom reported that VostGOK did not supply the generating company with 274.2 tons of uranium concentrate worth UAH 863.9 million under the contract for the period 2020 - first quarter of 2021. During this period, the plant had to sell 1,000 tons of concentrate to Energoatom.

VostGOK is one of the ten largest uranium producers (2% of world production) and is the only enterprise in Ukraine that provides the extraction of uranium ore and the production of natural uranium concentrate. The enterprise provides up to 40% of uranium requirements of Ukrainian nuclear power plants. VostGOK today includes production sites in Dnepropetrovsk and Kirovograd regions, three uranium mines, three factories, about 20 auxiliary divisions. All this makes it possible to provide a full cycle of work with the extraction and processing of uranium ore.

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