Date: 5 months ago   Category: Politics

The Cabinet of Ministers has postponed revision of gas prices until fall

The Cabinet of Ministers has postponed revision of gas prices until fall
The government has prolonged special obligations of Naftogaz for delivery to the population of gas at preferential prices. The cabinet at a meeting on Thursday, July 26, has made the decision on extension special obligations for Naftogaz till September 1. In the explanatory note to the resolution it is noted that negotiations with the International Monetary Fund concerning reduction of the price of natural gas to the level of import parity therefore there was a need for extension of obligations for a month at the moment continue. The resolution comes into force since August 1. We will note, special obligations consist in sale of fuel for needs of household consumers at the price which calculation is tied to the market average annual prices on the European hub. The previous resolution provided action of special obligations till August 1. As it was reported, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade predicts increase in prices for gas for the population in 2018 for 18%. Earlier the former head of the National commission which is carrying out state regulation in the sphere of power and utilities Dmitry Vovk has said that reduction of gas prices for the population to market level will lead to their increase by 60-70%. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our channel



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