Vladimir Groisman during a trip to Kherson 10.11.2016
Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman said the beginning of the formation of a proper energy market in Ukraine. About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.
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“The market is competition, including competitive prices for consumers. To complete the formation of the energy market, the growth of domestic gas production, implementation of energy efficiency, the increase in revenues from the state companies to the budget – all consequences of those decisions on the improvement of the energy sector, which we accept,” wrote the Prime Minister.
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He noted that in October the French company Engie has signed an agreement with “Ukrtransgaz” about storing gas in Ukrainian storage facilities. Also the agreement with Ukraine signed Trading SA (Switzerland) and TrailStone Energy LLC.
“When we are criticized for what today is 6.5-7 million households will receive a subsidy, I would like to answer is – do the new prices made the poor Ukrainians. The poor of our country did many years schema leaching of public funds into the pockets of the oligarchs, who were covered by the supposedly cheap gas. Today we break these schemes, despite the fierce resistance of those who were involved in their creation. And the news that we will now receive confirm that the situation is changing and every day these changes will be more and more noticeable,” – said Groisman.
We will remind, earlier Groisman stated that 2017 should be the year of economic growth for Ukraine.