Business news from Ukraine

UKRAINE CUTS ELECTRICITY EXPORTS BY 2.7%

Ukraine in January-April 2019 decreased electricity exports by 2.7% (by 59.3 million kWh) compared to the same period in 2018, to 2.13 billion kWh, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry has told Interfax-Ukraine.
Electricity supplies from the Burshtyn TPP Energy Island in the direction of Hungary, Slovakia and Romania increased by 0.01% (by 0.1 million kWh), to 1.421 billion kWh.
Electricity supplies to Poland decreased by 18.6% (by 100.8 million kWh), to 440.3 million kWh.
Electricity supplies to Moldova amounted to 268.4 million kWh, which is 18.2% (41.4 million kWh) more than in January-April 2018.
For the first four months of 2018 and 2019, Ukrainian electricity was not exported to Belarus and Russia.
In addition, in January-April 2019, Ukraine imported 8.7 million kWh of electricity from the Russian Federation and Belarus compared to 11.4 million kWh in January-March 2018.

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UKRAINE INCREASES ELECTRICITY EXPORT BY 4% IN 2019

Ukraine in January-March 2019 increased electricity exports by 4.1% (by 66.2 million kWh) compared to the same period in 2018, to 1.662 billion kWh, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry has told Interfax-Ukraine. Electricity supplies from the Burshtyn TPP Energy Island in the direction of Hungary, Slovakia and Romania increased by 0.4% (by 2.7 million kWh), to 1.027 billion kWh.
Electricity supplies to Poland decreased by 3.1% (by 12.9 million kWh), to 410.4 million kWh.
Electricity supplies to Moldova amounted to 224.6 million kWh, which is 53.6% (78.4 million kWh) more than in January-March 2018.
For the three months of 2018 and 2019, Ukrainian electricity was not exported to Belarus and Russia.
In addition, in the first quarter of this year, Ukraine imported 5.9 million kWh of electricity from the Russian Federation and Belarus compared to 8.9 million kWh in January-March 2018.

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UKRAINE INCREASES ELECTRICITY EXPORTS BY 4.1%

Ukraine in January-March 2019 increased electricity exports by 4.1% (by 66.2 million kWh) compared to the same period in 2018, to 1.662 billion kWh, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry has told Interfax-Ukraine.
Electricity supplies from the Burshtyn TPP Energy Island in the direction of Hungary, Slovakia and Romania increased by 0.4% (by 2.7 million kWh), to 1.027 billion kWh.
Electricity supplies to Poland decreased by 3.1% (by 12.9 million kWh), to 410.4 million kWh.
Electricity supplies to Moldova amounted to 224.6 million kWh, which is 53.6% (78.4 million kWh) more than in January-March 2018.
For the three months of 2018 and 2019, Ukrainian electricity was not exported to Belarus and Russia.
In addition, in the first quarter of this year, Ukraine imported 5.9 million

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UKRAINE INCREASES REVENUE FROM ELECTRICITY EXPORT, KEY CLIENTS – HUNGARY, POLAND, MOLDOVA

Ukraine in January-March 2019 increased revenue from exports of electricity by 22.2% or $17.895 million compared with January-March 2018, to $98.366 million, including $33.798 million in March alone.
Hungary bought electricity worth $58.014 million, Poland $22.13 million, Moldova $13.635 million, other countries $4.587 million, Ukraine’s State Fiscal Service has said.
Over the period under review, Ukraine imported electricity worth $0.263 million, in particular, electricity imports from the Russian Federation were estimated at $0.249 million, from Belarus at $0.012 million, from Moldova at $0.002 million.
As reported, Ukraine in 2018 exported electricity worth $331.942 million. Hungary bought electricity worth $189.958 million, Poland $78.763 million, Moldova $53.144 million, and other countries $10.078 million. Exports of Ukrainian electricity in monetary terms in 2018 increased by 40.9% compared to 2017.
Ukraine increased electricity exports by 19.3% or 999.4 million kWh in 2018, to 6.166 billion kWh.
According to the forecast, Ukraine in 2019 plans to export 6.42 billion kWh of electricity, and this is slightly more than in 2018 (6.2 billion kWh).

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UKRAINE RAISES ELECTRICITY EXPORTS BY 4%

Ukraine in January and February 2019 increased exports of electricity by 4.1% (by 42.7 million kWh) compared to the same period of 2018, to 1.075 billion kWh, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry has told Interfax-Ukraine.
Electricity supplies from the Burshtyn TPP “energy island” to Hungary, Slovakia and Romania increased 3.4% (by 22.1 million kWh), to 670 million kWh.
Electricity supplies to Poland decreased 11.6% (by 33.4 million kWh), to 255 million kWh.
Electricity supplies to Moldova amounted to 150 million kWh, which is 56.2% (54 million kWh) more than in January and February 2018.
Ukrainian electricity was not exported to Belarus and Russia in January and February 2019 and 2018.
In addition, Ukraine in January and February of the current year imported 3.5 million kWh of electricity (3.4 million kWh from the Russian Federation, 1.2 million kWh from Belarus) compared with 6.3 million kWh in January and February 2018.

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UKRAINE RAISES ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION IN JAN-FEB

Electricity consumption in Ukraine in January and February 2019, taking into account in-process consumption in power grids, increased by 0.7% (by 187.4 million kWh) compared to the same period last year, to 28.442 billion kWh, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry has told Interfax-Ukraine.
Without taking into account in-process consumption, electricity consumption in January and February 2019 rose by 0.8% (by 177 million kWh), to 22.332 billion kWh.
The country’s industry, excluding in-process consumption, decreased electricity consumption by 1.9%, to 8.679 billion kWh. Metallurgical industry consumed 4.905 billion kWh (1.1% down compared to January and February 2018), fuel industry some 613.9 million kWh (2.5% less), machine building industry some 781.1 million kWh (1.8% less), chemical and petrochemical sectors some 460.9 million kWh (17.2% less), food and processing industries some 746.4 million kWh (4.6% more), the sector of construction materials some 282.1 million kWh (11.1% less), and others some 889.8 million kWh (1.9% more).
In addition, agricultural enterprises consumed 625.9 million kWh (4.6% more), transport companies some 1.278 billion kWh (0.6% more), and construction enterprises some 216.2 million kWh (8.1% more).
In January and February 2019, the country’s population consumed 7.015 billion kWh (1% up), household consumers some 3.003 billion kWh (0.8% more), and other non-industrial users some 1.516 billion kWh (15.1% more).

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