Kiev does not consider a fair price for gas at $ 250 per cubic meter, said the head of Ministry of energy of the country Vladimir Demchyshyn.
"We believe that $ 250 is not a market price… We are ready to pay market price - European, but it cannot contain transit, because in order to be transported to the Western border, you owe us more to pay for this transit," said demchyshyn, reports RIA " Novosti ".
According to Demchishin, Ukraine plans to inject 2 billion cubic meters of gas by means of creditors. 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. The Russian Federation and the European Commission on the last working day of the week in Vienna negotiations agreed on a winter package of gas supplies to Ukraine, which predusmatrivaet As providing discounts for two quarters from Russia and securing payment of pumping gas into Ukrainian underground storage facilities from the EC. As said the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller, the EU will provide five hundred million dollars to Ukraine for gas injection, but this is not enough. According to Miller, correlated winter package will enable Ukraine to accumulate in underground storages of gas accumulation, necessary for the complete guarantee of passing the cold winter.