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Sakhalin set a record for coal mining in the region
Following the results of 2018, the coal industry of the Sakhalin region for the first time in history reached the production rate of almost 11 million tons. This was the region's record in the coal industry.
Compared to 2017, coal production increased by 40%, tax deductions of enterprises increased by one third. Sakhalin is now the leader in coal production and exports in the Far East.
According to the press service of the regional government, in 2018, coal in Sakhalin was mined by nine organizations in four municipalities. The absolute leader was the Uglegorsk region, where they produced over 8,8 million tons - 80% of the total production in the region. This year, Sakhalin's coal mining enterprises plan to reach the figure of 11,4 million tons.
Coal exports in the region also increased significantly. If in 2017 7,5 million tons were exported, then in 2018 - more than 10 million tons. Coal was supplied to China, Thailand and South Korea.