In the first month of 2018, Commodity Exchange "Ukrainian Energy Exchange" held a record 63 trading sessions, resulting in the sale of 14.4 thousand tons of petroleum products, 18.5 thousand tons of liquefied gas and more than 8 million cubic meters of natural gas, of which 1,029 million cubic meters the purchase of SE "Ukrspyrt". Also in January, Ukrainian Energy Exchange its purchases have held PJSC "Centrenergo" bought 100 thousand tons of coal and PJSC "Ukrgasvydobuvannya" purchased 16.2 thousand tons of methanol.

"We are pleased with the results of the first month of work this year and are glad that it did not turn out to be" sleepy" as it usually happens with January. Last year 438 trading sessions were held on our exchange, on which 7,500 deals were made for a total amount of about 30 billion UAH, more than 2.8 million tons of various energy resources and 137 million cubic meters of natural gas were sold, 63 trading sessions in January this year - an indicator that we are moving in the right direction, and the market understands the efficiency and necessity of exchange trade in energy resources. It is pleasant to note that this trend is being adopted by state-owned companies. Successful and at the same time simple in the procurement procedure on the exchange of such grants as Ukrgasvydobuvannya, Centrenergo and Ukrspyrt is a vivid example for other state companies," - commented CEO of CE "Ukrainian Energy Exchange" Oleksandr Kovalenko.