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UDC 622.33(575.3) © A.K. Kirsanov, N.A. Shkaruba, G.S. Kurchin, E.S. Mayorov, U.R. Teshaev, 2023

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2023, № 8, pp. 107-112

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2023-8-107-112




Kirsanov A.K.1, Shkaruba N.A.1, Kurchin G.S.1, Mayorov E.S.1, Teshaev U.R.2

1 Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, 660041, Russian Federation

2 Tajik Technical University named after Academician M.S. Osimi, Dushanbe, 734042, Republic of Tajikistan

Authors Information

KIRSANOV A.K., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor, e-mail: AKirsanov@sfu-kras.ru

SHKARUBA N.A., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor, e-mail: NShkaruba@sfu-kras.ru

KURCHIN G.S., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor, e-mail: GKurchin@sfu-kras.ru

MAYOROV E.S., Associate Professor, e-mail: EMaiorov@sfu-kras.ru

TESHAEV U.R., PhD (Engineering), Head of the Department of Engineering Geodesy, Mine Surveying and Cartography, e-mail: umar.teshaev@mail.ru


Coal is one of Tajikistan's primary energy sources, and a comprehensive understanding of the industry is crucial for policymakers, investors, and academics interested in the country's energy sector. This article provides an overview of Tajikistan's coal industry – examining the current state of the coal industry as well as the challenges facing the country in terms of coal production, distribution, and use. In addition, the article assesses the potential contribution of the industry to Tajikistan's economic development. The paper analyzes both the domestic coal industry and its relationship to the broader global coal market. The contribution of the coal sector to the production of electricity both for local consumption and for export to neighboring countries is demonstrated.


Coal industry in Tajikistan, Coal mining, Tajikistan, Coal, Central Asia, Mining industry, Analysis.


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For citation

Kirsanov A.K., Shkaruba N.A., Kurchin G.S., Mayorov E.S. & Teshaev U.R. Review of the Coal Industry in the Republic of Tajikistan. Ugol’, 2023, (8), pp. 107-112. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2023-8-107-112.

Paper info

Received June 20, 2023

Reviewed July 14, 2023

Accepted July 26, 2023


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