The transit of Russian gas to Europe through Moldova to Ukraine in January-November 2016 amounted to 73.5 billion cubic meters, up 22.3% compared with the previous year. This is evidenced by PJSC “Ukrtransgaz”.
In this case, before the end of the year, the company expects to reach the target of 80 billion cubic meters.
Index November 2016, 46% higher than November last year – 8.5 billion cubic meters.
Thus, the very figures of the seasons 2010-2013, In 2015, Ukraine has increased the transit of 7.9% compared to the period after the fall 2014
News on topic: the Kremlin is looking for an alternative to the Ukrainian GTS, but this might be difficult
As you know, 100% of the company belongs to NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine”. Thus “Naftogaz Ukraine” for a year stopped gas imports from the Russian Federation, however, remains the largest transit country for Russian gas to European consumers. Yesterday the head of Board of Directors “Gazprom” Victor Zubkov has informed that “Gazprom” and “Naftogaz of Ukraine” is already in talks about the resumption of gas supplies.
While today the Turkish Parliament voted to ratify the intergovernmental agreement with Russia on gas pipeline “Turkish stream” to supply gas bypassing Ukraine.