Putin: Russian companies should expand their presence on global coal market
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia’s plans to expand its presence on the world coal market.
"Last year, domestic companies exported more than 190 mln tonnes of coal. According to this indicator, our country confidently ranks third in the world," the Russian leader said at a meeting of the commission on the strategy for the development of the fuel and energy complex and environmental safety.
Putin said he is confident that the current situation provides an opportunity to expand the country’s presence in the global coal market - "to strengthen its positions and increase our share," TASS reported.