Gas prices for residents in Ukraine in 2016 are able to be reduced in case of continuation of falling of the world prices for gas and the stability of the Ukrainian currency, said the head of the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Andrey Kobelev.
this year the Ukrainian authorities quickly raised the Price for gas for inhabitants during the cooperation with the IMF on granting to Kiev of the advanced payment." In accordance with the plan for a smooth tariff increase We expected and planned jointly with the IMF, another increase, " - said KOBOLEV reporters on Thursday.
"The good news, what's happening? We observe that the price of gas globally is falling. In this situation, the upper limit of Price (of gas - ed), currently available on the market, it is tied to the market and is 7188 hryvnia (about $ 300 - ed.), today it is not completely market, but it has become because of falling global gas Prices very close to the market ", he continued.
"We expect that if the trend continues falling, this upper limit 7188 hryvnia will be revised to the downside. It will be depending on 2 factors - from falling gas Prices and global stability of the hryvnia. Provided that these two factors will occur, We expect that in the coming year This (the lowering of tariffs - ed.) may occur, " concluded Korolev.