Sergei Mochalnikov, Director of the Department for Foreign Economic Cooperation and Development of Fuel Markets, informed about this.
In a conversation with RIA Novosti, the official said that there will be enough coal for a long period: "Coal reserves in Russia exceed 400 billion tons ... At the current level of production, it will last for about 350 years."
In particular, as Sergei Mochalnikov said, the reserves of the Yakutsk Elga coal mine amount to 2.2 billion tons of coal.
Moreover, the volume of coal production in Russia is growing all the time. As a result, it is expected that by the end of 2021 the growth will be 6%.
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