Structural analysis of import substitution in the coal sector of Russia: actual practice and forecast

A.A. Rozhkov

The article addresses technological aspects of import substitution in the coal sector of Russia, including: structural analysis of the proportion of operating domestically manufactured and imported machinery and equipment for underground and surface coal mining in 2011–2016; ranking of the main process machinery and equipment of foreign origin by manufacturer, which were in operation in underground and surface coal mines of Russia in 2016. The author presents the estimates of the achieved targets on the main process equipment and machinery import substitution in the coal sector with due account for the potential of the principal Russian mining and mine transport equipment manufacturers. The article also discusses strategic forecast benchmarks of the formation of the Russian market of the main process equipment for underground and surface coal mining under the innovation scenario of the technological development of the national mining machinery manufacture based on the production localization arrangements.

№6 (136) 2017

Key words: coal sector of Russia, import substitution, structural analysis, mining and transport machinery and equipment, underground and surface coal mining, production localization.

Mining Industry Journal №6 (136) 2017, p.4