Ukraine reduces gas consumption by 20%

17:14, 25 May 2015
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Ukraine in April 2015 reduced consumption of natural gas by 20.4%, in comparison with April 2014, to 2.33 billion cubic meters, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported on Monday.

UNIAN

According to the report, the gas consumption in Ukraine in April 2015 decreased by 37.8% compared to March.

Ukraine in April also reduced oil consumption by 77.9% in comparison with April 2014, to 50.500 tonnes. Compared to March this year, the level of consumption increased by 2.9%.

Coal consumption in Ukraine in April 2015 decreased by 30% compared to April 2014, to 3.579 million tonnes, and compared to March 2015 by 7.7%.

As UNIAN reported earlier, gas production in April 2015 compared to March fell by 3.3%, to 1.6 million cubic meters. In comparison with April 2014, gas production decreased by 3.2%.

Coal production in April 2015 decreased by 55.1% in comparison with April 2014, to 2.2 million tonnes, while compared to March 2015 it increased by 11.4%. 

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