NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" will receive from the European Bank for restoration and development (EBRD) and international Finance Corporation (IFC) five hundred million dollars for the purchase of gas, said on Wednesday the head of the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeria Gontareva.
"We expect purchases of gas for the winter, but they will be financed due to loans of "Naftogaz" from international organizations. Currently the EBRD Firm will receive a credit line of 300 million dollars. IFC will provide a further 200 million dollars ", - quotes Gontareva press service of the regulator, reports the news Agency.
according to the head of the NBU, in the last four months, Naftogaz acquired on the interbank currency market of 700 million dollars. On the first day of the week the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalia Yaresko reported that on 30 September the Bank will look at the issue of providing Ukraine loan for the purchase of gas for the winter. In late summer the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn expressed the hope that before the end of September, the country will receive a loan to purchase gas for the winter. August 28, the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the only option consensus on gas supplies from Russia for next heating season will be the analogue of the triangular package 2014/2015. The European Commission hopes that Ukraine does not fully Fund the purchase of gas on the new " winter package ". In addition, the Vice-President of the EC in energosoiuz maro? ?ef?ovi? sure that the trilateral agreement on gas between Russia, Ukraine and EU will sign by the end of September.