The national Commission implementing regulation in the sphere of energy and public utilities, with effect from 1 April increased the weighted average rate of Ukrtransgas operator of the gas transportation system of Ukraine for natural gas transportation by 79% to 656, 2 UAH (about fifteen dollars) per thousand cubic meters. According to the Agency, the proper decision of the Commission adopted at the meeting on 3 March.
"Ukrtransgaz ", for example, carries out the pumping Russian gas to Europe under the agreement, Gazprom and Naftogaz. According to the document, Gazprom pays for transit in us dollars at the rate tied to the contract price for supply of gas to Naftogaz.
for the first two months 2015 the hryvnia against the dollar has fallen almost 40%, and for the entire 2014 year - at 49%. The rate of devaluation accelerated in mid-February against the backdrop of escalating hostilities in the Donbass and once the Central Bank has stopped the daily foreign exchange intervention. The national Bank was forced to impose additional administrative limits, however, the situation is not corrected. To alleviate the panic happened only after the output of the regulator to intervene in the market.