(MENAFN - UkrinForm) Coal reserves in Ukraine by the end of the heating season amounted to 1.7 million tonnes.
Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk said this during aGovernment Question Hour meetingon Friday, April 6, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
'We began the autumn-winter period with [coal] reserves totaling 1.4 million tonnes, and completed with the reserves totaling 1.7 million tonnes. We managed not to reduce coal reserves, we even increased them," said Nasalyk.
He noted that the united energy system of Ukraine operates as usual.