Gas for the population could grow by almost 20%

Газ для населения может подорожать почти на 20%

Gas can rise up to 5 thousand 873 UAH per thousand cubic meters without VAT

Before October 1, the price of natural gas sales to consumers remains the same.

Naftogaz in October this year expects to increase gas prices for population by 18.84%, or 931 UAH per 1 thousand cubic meters. m to 5 thousand 873 UAH for 1 thousand cubic meters without value added tax.

This is stated in the financial plan of the company for 2017, which was submitted for discussion by the Cabinet, transmit Ukrainian news.

According to the document, the price of natural gas sales to consumers in respect of which the Cabinet of Ministers is in charge of special obligation (PSO tariffs for the population), before 1 October in line with the current prices, and from October 1, increased by 19% up to 5 thousand 873 UAH/thousand cubic meters without VAT.

Noted that the price for the sale of natural gas to consumers, which are not assigned spacebattles are set by the company themselves.

As reported Корреспондент.netmay 1, 2016, Ukraine has experienced a shocking increase in gas prices. Was set a single price for gas for the population and for industry – 6 879 UAH per thousand cubic meters.

Thus, the government canceled a preferential price for gas, which operated for private households and reduce the maximum cost (7200 UAH), which was paid for by the company.

Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman promised that more in Ukraine gas prices will remain unchanged.

Naftogaz prepares to raise prices for the population – expert