Special duty on coal imports from Russia will be launched from April 15

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine introduced a duty on the import of coal from Russia of almost all grades, except for anthracite, bituminous and coking coal. It is reported by Interfax-Ukraine.

The corresponding decree appeared on the government portal on April 9.

A special duty of 65% on coal imports from the Russian Federation, with a number of exceptions, has been introduced since April 15.

An exception, in particular, are: grade A coal (anthracite), bituminous coal and coking coal for the metallurgical industry, as well as grade P coal for producers of electric and thermal energy.

The introduction of a special duty on the import of electric energy, which was previously announced by the Cabinet of Ministers, is not provided.

Earlier it was reported that the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine had decided to impose additional duties from April 1, 2020 on the import from the Russian Federation of electricity and all types of coal, with the exception of anthracite and coking coal.

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