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Original Paper

UDC 658.8:622.33(100) © D.A. Pankov, V.Ya. Afanasiev, O.V. Baikova, 2022

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2022, № 2, pp. 41-44

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2022-2-41-44



Global coal production and consumption: prospects for russian exporters


Pankov D.A.1, Afanasiev V.Ya.2, Baikova O.V.2


1NAANS-MEDIA, Moscow, 121096, Russian Federation

2 State University of Management, Moscow, 109542, Russian Federation


Authors Information

Pankov D.A., PhD (Economic), Executive Director, e-mail: pankovda@naans-media.ru

Afanasiev V.Ya., Doctor of Economic Sciences,Professor, Head of the Department of Economics and Management in the Fuel and Energy Sector, e-mail: vy_afanasyev@guu.ru

Baikova O.V., Associate Professor of the Department of Economics and Management in the Fuel and Energy Sector, e-mail: o-baykova@yandex.ru



The relevance of the article is due to the change in the structure of coal consumption in the world, which leads to the need to change the structure of Russian coal production and export. At the same time, today one of the most promising export goods for Russia is T-grade coal. In this regard, this article is aimed at identifying prospects for Russian production and export of T-grade coal.

The leading approach to the study of this problem is the analysis of the current indicators of the Russian and world coal market of the T brand, which allows a comprehensive review of current market trends and prospects for its development.

The article presents the main uses of coal brand T, the dynamics of coal production and supply, the structure of coal brand T consumption on the domestic market of Russia, the identified volumes of Russian coal production and export, the volume of the world coal brand T consumption and forecasts of the volume of Russian coal grade T export.

The article materials are of practical value for companies operating in the coal sector, public and private investors.

Key words

Coal, Coal consumption, Coal mining, Coal export, Coal generation, Coal supply, T grade coal, Pulverized coal fuel.


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For citation

Pankov D.A., Afanasiev V.Ya. & Baikova O.V. Global coal production and consumption: prospects for russian exporters. Ugol’, 2022, (2), pp. 41-44. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2022-2-41-44.

Paper info

ReceivedDecember 16, 2021

Reviewed December 30, 2021

Accepted January 18, 2022


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