OREANDA-NEWS. October 14, 2008. OAO Raspadskaya, one of Russia’s leading coking coal producers, has announced today its preliminary operating results for the nine months ended 30 September 2008.

The total production output of raw coal for 9m2008 has been 8,021 Mt including 2,184 Mt in 3Q2008.  The sales volume of coal concentrate for 9m2008 has been 6,231 Mt whereas the sales volume of coal concentrate for 3Q2008 has increased by 21% as compared to the 2Q2008 and has been 6,231 Mt.

As a consequence of changes in sales prices (increase in July 2008 and decrease in September 2008) the average sales price has been 4,103 rubles (ca. US\\$171) on FCA Mezhdurechensk basis per 1 tonne of coal concentrate.