“Batkivshchyna” will insist on the creation of a parliamentary Commission due to the increase in gas prices

"Батькивщина" будет настаивать на создании парламентской комиссии из-за повышения цены на газ

The government had no right to establish a uniform price for gas for all categories of consumers, so the deputies from the faction “Batkivshchyna” will insist on the creation of a parliamentary Commission to study this issue. This broadcast of “Prime Evening” on TV channel “112 Ukraine” said the head of the faction Yulia Tymoshenko.

Tymoshenko noted that the requirement for the establishment of the Commission will be announced at the next plenary week in Parliament.

“The first step he made when he became Prime Minister, he twice raised the price of Ukrainian gas for those privileged people who consumed a reduced gas. … According to the latest data, in press, for 147$. Russia is selling gas to Germany on the border. I want to ask, what is the right Groisman put to the people $ 285. on Ukrainian gas, which today is the cost 15-18 dollars. per thousand cubic meters? Therefore, the next session week we just do not give to start, if not will create a special Commission in Parliament to study this is already a new increase in gas prices, which made Groisman”, – said the leader of the faction.

Earlier Vladimir Groisman said that the price of gas is now transparent and honest.

As reported, on may 1, in Ukraine there are new prices for gas. Limit the level of retail prices for natural gas is set at 6879 UAH per 1 thousand cubic meters. The price is formed taking into account wholesale prices, the weighted average tariff for transporting (219 USD), the weighted average distribution tariff (513,7 UAH) and the trading margin of the supplier (57,4 USD) per 1 thousand cubic meters.

Related news: In the first quarter of 2016, the weighted average cost of imported gas fell to $ 198. per thousand cubic meters, “Naftogaz”