Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Sunday said that in 10 years Ukraine has 100% to meet their own needs for natural gas. About this He said during the weekly "10 minutes with Prime Minister" on the Ukrainian TV channel
Kiev was forced to go on the gain in utility tariffs in order to obtain a loan program from the international monetary Fund. Tariffs for electricity, gas, heat and hot water increased For residents of Ukraine from April 1. Typically, the cost of gas For residents increased by 285%. Also due to the increase in the cost of electricity from may 1 increased water Rates For residents from 4% to 100%. In Ukraine there were held meetings of protest with the requirement to reduce Tariffs.
"We need to increase the volume of production (gas - ed.), and We have to switch to market prices. We have a common goal - in 10 years Ukraine has completely, 100%, to provide for their needs in natural gas with our Ukrainian gas ", - said Yatsenyuk. He said that For the heating season Ukraine consumes 21 billion cubic meters of gas in the extraction of 19 billion cubic meters.
Yatsenyuk said that those who will not be able to pay the bills, will receive subsidies from the country. For this purpose in the state budget provided $ 24 billion UAH.
"We have simplified the procedure for calculating subsidies