MOSCOW, 23 Jun - RIA Novosti/Prime. The price of gas for residents of Sweden in the first half, as in the previous year, is the largest among European countries, according to a chart prepared by experts from the media group " Russia today ". Meanwhile, Russia is located at 33 penultimate place of the ranking, having lost one position and finishing position from the previous year of Ukraine, which, for its part, has moved into 31st place.
"It should be noted that the final price of gas for which it paid by people in different European countries vary considerably, and the dynamics of these prices in the past year correlated with the price movements in the global gas market ", - said the experts of RIA chart ".
according to experts, the Population of Sweden in recalculation on the Russian currency pays 68, 1 ruble per cubic meter of gas consumed." However, due to the extremely low share of gas in the energy mix of this country, in Sweden this type of fuel is more of a luxury for a separate population of a state than a necessity. The population of Sweden is focused, most importantly, the consumption of "green" energy, " analysts say.
Behind Sweden in the chart resettles Portugal (62, 1 ruble), Spain (57, 3 rubles), Italy (56, 8 rubles) and Denmark (52, 5 ruble), where the Price of gas is strongly linked to the tax policy of the country, stimulating consumption of expensive eco-friendly energy and to this end, linking the Price of gas for residents with the cost of "green" energy.
The specialists underline that the fact of gas production in Western Europe has the most impact on rates for residents, as evidenced by high seventh place in the Netherlands (49 rubles per cubic meter) - one of the largest European gas producers.
the cheapest gas among the countries covered by the chart, buy residents of the States of the Customs Union. So, it is cheaper currently gas in Kazakhstan - 3, 7 rubles per cubic meter in terms of the Russian ruble, which is 18 times less than in Sweden. Here, Russia is located at 33 penultimate place ranking with the average level of tariffs for residents on level 5, 1 ruble per cubic meter. Just above it is situated Belarus with 6, 1 ruble per cubic meter." Largely as a low place in the chart of Belarus due to the support from Russia, which supplies gas to the Republic at preferential rates, "emphasizes" RIA chart ".
Substantially in the chart over the past year from its neighbors gets in Ukraine, which, although ranked low with 31 seats, But the absolute value of gas approached especially the poor EU countries - Hungary and Romania. The average Ukrainian is paying for the gas, on the results of examination of experts " RIA chart, about fifteen rubles per cubic meter. A year earlier, Ukraine was second place in the chart with 3, 5 rubles per cubic meter.
Accordingly, Ukraine has become a leader in the pace of increase of tariffs for gas for residents among European countries. Over the past year, rates have increased in the country in the national currency 5 times. In the first half of this year the dollar rates of the gas supplied to Ukraine by Gazprom, were presumably Usually 10% lower than in the first half of 2014. The reverse of the Slovak Republic, Hungary and Poland, the country imported more than half of the gas at prices lower than the Russian.
at the same time the strongest reduction in the cost of gas for residents occurred in Lithuania (29, 8 ruble), by 19%, and similarly in Hungary (minus 16, 5% to 21 rubles per cubic meter) and Slovenia (-10, 7% to 37, 9 rubles).
analysis RIA chart "on average" net " (after deduction of taxes and social transfers) salaries most gas has the ability to be consumed by residents of Kazakhstan - 8, 2 thousand cubic meters per month. Russia on this indicator is on the 3rd place, behind Luxembourg. The people of Russia on the available average salaries have the opportunity to purchase 5, 6 thousand cubic meters of gas per month. Next in the chart resettles the UK and Belgium.
closes the list of countries to purchase natural gas on the average wage in their country Ukraine. On average earnings here can only be purchased 482 cubic meter of gas. A year earlier, Ukraine with a score of 2, 2 thousand cubic meters located in 13th place. In the number of outsiders on the cost of gas adjusted for purchasing power were also Moldova, Bulgaria, Lithuania and Portugal.
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