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BERLIN, June 23. / TASS /. Russia plans to increase coal production in 2016 by 10 mln tonnes, while the increase of coal exports will also be around 10 mln tonnes, Deputy Energy Minister Anatoly Yanovsky told the international conference "Prospects of energy cooperation between Russia - EU. Gas Aspect", sponsored by the Russian gas society.
"We now have an increase in comparison with last year - more than 5.5 mln tonnes of production and a similar increase in exports, including exports to the Asia-Pacific region. Relying on this data, than before the end of the year we will have plus 10 million tonnes in production and a 10 million tonnes increase in export," he said.
Yanovsky added that the ministry expects coal exports to China to increase as well.
Earlier, the deputy minister said that coal production in Russia in 2016 is planned at the level of 2015.
In 2015, coal production in Russia reached 373 million tonnes against 358.2 million tonnes a year earlier.