For the period from January to July 2021, private and state mines, compared to the same period last 2020, increased the production of thermal coal by 6.2% - up to 19.7 million tons. This is evidenced by the data of the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine.
The state mines of the country for 8 months (excluding the Dobropolyeugol enterprise) increased production by 2.2 times - up to 4 million tons, while Dobropolyeugol (in private and state ownership) increased production by 1.6 times - up to 2 million tons.
The largest enterprise DTEK Pavlogradugol for 8 months of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020 kept production at the level of 10 million tons. In August, the company produced 1.16 million tons.
It should be noted that the total coal production in August 2021 compared to August 2020 decreased by 27% - to 2 million tons (in August 2020 it was 2.8 million tons).