Groisman: the Price of gas change for the last time

Гройсман: Цену на газ изменяем в последний раз

Hroisman assures that the gas for Ukraine will rise in price last time in my life

According to the Prime Minister, we are talking about setting prices in 6 879 thousand UAH per thousand cubic meters.

The Cabinet at today’s meeting would decide on a single price for gas for the population and industry, Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“We will consider an important decision for us and for the state the question of establishing a unified gas prices. I am convinced that we today make our point, and this will be the last change in gas prices in the life of our state”, – he said.

Thus, according to the Prime Minister, we are talking about setting prices in 6 879 thousand UAH per thousand cubic meters.

The Prime Minister also promised an effective system of subsidies.

“And the subsidy system will be so effective that from these changes, those who today do not have a high income, will be protected by the state address today. Of course those who have large incomes, they will pay the full price for their consumption. I want to assure everyone that those who will need additional social protection from the state, he’ll get it,” said the Prime Minister.

Later, the government unanimously supported increase of tariffs for gas.

Earlier it was reported that the government plans to raise the price of gas immediately to 100% instead of 75% as expected.

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