Valery Balan. The Moldovan government and Gazprom have agreed to extend for another year the contract for the supply of natural gas and hopes to reduce its purchase price, said on the last working day of the week, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of economy of Moldova Adrian CANDU.
Moldovan Minister hosted a two-day visit to the Russian capital, where He conducts dialogues With Russian colleagues on issues related to purchasing gas prices, and discusses the situation on the resumption of the export of Moldovan goods to the Russian Federation.
The Rosselkhoznadzor imposed From July 18 time limits on the importation into the Russian Federation fresh fruit from Moldova. From September 1st force is required to join a law abolishing zero duty rates for import into the Russian Federation of a number of items from Moldova, as well as among them wine, meat, vegetables, fruits and grains. The Russian side informed It was a reaction to the signing of 27 June Moldova agreement With the EU on the free trade area, which puts at risk the security market of the Customs Union.
" We agreed to extend the existing contract for the procurement of gas from Russia for another year. The rules remained the same, " he wrote in the social network Facebook CANDU.
He said that the dialogue on the issue he costalis With Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak and Deputy head of the Board of OJSC " Gazprom " Alexander Medvedev.
in explaining the results of the negotiations for the Chisinau news channel, Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister drew attention, which led colleagues " economic arguments for the cost of gas for Moldova was reduced by 3-5 dollars."
" It is very important to us, taking into account world market prices and the situation in the field. As We and the Russian side is concerned about the crisis in communication and negotiations between Russia, Ukraine and operators of gas transmission system, " drew the attention of the CANDU.
according to the information of the Ministry of economy of Moldova, Chisinau imports gas from Russia presumably 370 dollars per thousand cubic meters. A long-term contract for its delivery has expired in 2011. The new agreement is not signed.