The United States welcomes the agreement on delivery of American coal to Ukraine

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotobabbles house in Washington. Archival photoThe United States welcomes the agreement on delivery of American coal to Ukraine© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The United States welcomes the agreements on delivery of American coal to Ukraine, said the press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders.

«The Ministry of Commerce and industry welcomed news of the agreement between the American energy company and the government of Ukraine. The state-owned generating company of Ukraine to buy American thermal coal before the future winter season. This partnership will provide Ukraine with independent, reliable and competitive alternative source of energy that will help stabilize the supply of energy, which historically occurred only at the behest of unstable neighbors,» said Sanders.

According to her, the deal will also support the us coal industry and transport and will help US to achieve the goal of «energy dominance» in the world. US counting on new projects of this kind, said Sanders.

On Monday, the head of the Ukrainian company «Centrenergo» Oleg Kozenko announced the signing of a contract with the American Xcoal Energy & Resources in execution of the agreements between the presidents of Ukraine and the USA.

The contract provides for the supply of Ukraine by the end of the year 700 thousand tons of coal. In early September, it is expected the arrival of the ship with the first batch of a volume of 85 thousand tons and until the end of September there will be another party with a volume of 125 thousand tons in the future up to the end of the year are expected to arrive one to two ships per month. In Kiev said that thanks to the American coal expect no problems through the cold season 2017-2018.

The price of the first shipment of American coal will be 113 dollars per ton, including delivery at Odessa sea port, price will vary from delivery to delivery, said the head of the Ukrainian state-owned companies.

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