Business news from Ukraine

MAIN BUYER OF UKRAINIAN ELECTRICITY IS POLAND – STATISTICS

Ukraine in January-August 2020 reduced electricity exports by 26.1% (by 1.052 billion kWh) compared to the same period in 2019, to 2.981 billion kWh, according to data from Ukrenergo.

According to the calculations of the Interfax-Ukraine agency, the supply of electricity from the Burshtyn TPP energy island in the direction of Hungary, Slovakia and Romania decreased by 33.6% (by 911 million kWh), to 1.802 billion kWh.

Electricity supplies to Poland increased by 15.9% (by 137.1 million kWh), to 1.002 billion kWh.

Electricity supplies to Moldova amounted to 130.3 million kWh, which is 71.4% (325 million kWh) less than in January-August 2019.

Export to Belarus resumed in July, since the beginning of the year it amounted to 46.9 million kWh.

Ukrainian electricity was not exported to Russia.

At the same time, Ukraine imported 1.817 billion kWh of electricity in the eight months, in particular 1.062 billion kWh were supplied from Slovakia, 463.8 million kWh from Hungary, 152.3 million kWh from Belarus, 85.8 million kWh from Romania, 53.4 million kWh from the Russian Federation.

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UKRAINE INCREASES REVENUE FROM ELECTRICITY EXPORTS BY 36.4%

Ukraine in January 2020 increased revenue from electricity exports by 36.4% (by $11.204 million) compared to the same period in 2019, to $41.957 million.
According to the State Customs Service, last year electricity was supplied to Hungary for $22.676 million, Poland for $8.538 million, Romania for $7.692 million, and other countries for $3.051 million.
In addition, in January 2020, Ukraine imported electricity for $25.96 million, in particular for $12.713 million from Hungary, $7.919 million from Slovakia, $2.829 million from Belarus, and $2.499 million from other countries.

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