When consensus on the acquisition of gas for $ 230 per thousand cubic meters of tariffs for energy carriers have the ability to reduce, said the head of Ministry of energy of the country Vladimir Demchyshyn.
"At the moment, not realizing the price at which we will purchase gas or in Russia or in the EU, it is difficult to say whether we need to recalculate these rates. Very high probability that if we get the price lowered to the level of $ 230 or below, would it be possible to recalculate the rates, but At the moment of time When price is 260 dollars no such possibility ", - writes the news Agency.
on Thursday, the head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the market value of Russian gas should not exceed 230 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters, and hopes to come to a common understanding with Gazprom on the issue. However, in the last month of summer it was claimed that the cost of procurement "Naftogaz of Ukraine" European gas in the 2nd quarter was 11% higher than the price of gas purchases in Russia. Gazprom supplied gas to Ukraine at a price of 247, 18 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. At the same time the weighted average cost of gas imports from Europe including the transportation is 275 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. On Wednesday, the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that all the important issues of bilateral agreements with Ukraine on winter package, agreed. At the same time, the Ministry ruled out the possibility of providing Ukraine with additional discounts on gas.