Ukraine expects gas price from Russia in the 1st quarter of 2016 in the region of 210 dollars per thousand cubic meters, said the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.
in the fourth quarter of the year, the price of gas from Russia to Ukraine with the discount is 227, 36 dollars per thousand cubic meters.
"Somewhere in the region of 210 dollars ", - said Demchyshyn reporters before the meeting of crisis energy headquarters, answering the question about the expected price of gas from Russia in the 1st quarter.
on the question of the expected average annual price 2016, the imported gas, He said: "we have certain expectations that will be around 207-208 dollars."
in the period from October 2015 to end March 2016, "Gazprom" and "Naftogaz" interact on the basis of the winter gas package, initialed by Russia, Ukraine and the EC on 25 September. It provides for compulsory purchase of "Naftogaz" from "Gazprom" on gas credit five hundred million dollars, raised through the EC. This commitment Ukraine has fulfilled by transferring Gazprom 542 million dollars in payment.
Russia 25 November cut off gas supplies to Ukraine, as Prepaid amounts were selected, and the new payments were received.