In Europe paid less: Naftogaz was accused of manipulation

В Европе платят меньше: Нафтогаз упрекнули в манипуляциях

The user has investigated how much it actually costs gas in Europe compared to Ukraine.

Naftogaz “overstated” the cost of gas in Europe to emphasize low prices in Ukraine. This was written by the Facebook user Ruslan Gitsigrat from Zaporozhye.

For this blogger checked the information given on the eve of Naftogaz and Deputy economy Minister Yulia Kovaliv.

В Европе платят меньше: Нафтогаз упрекнули в манипуляциях

Infographics Naftogaz, which is challenged in social networks

“As an example, take Germany. ... Yes, the price of gas in Germany is$ 800 there, but really its households do not pay. The average is two times cheaper,” writes Gitsigrat.

The blogger provides links to German sources in which the price starts from € 391.

Also, according to Gitsigrat, the drafters infographic inflated gas prices in Poland.

“The picture from Naftogaz price in Poland 583 USD. Considered its price. … 258 per 1,000 cubic meters”, – the blogger writes, referring to the Polish resource provider.

The user specifies that the EU gas consumption is measured in kilowatt-hours, not the cubic meters that must be considered when comparing prices. Also, the EU is divided on the gas price – with greater and lesser calorific value.

In late April, the Cabinet headed by newly appointed Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman doubled gas prices for the population and reduced them to legal entities.

The IMF welcomed this decision of the Ukrainian authorities, meanwhile, already objavljeno, about double the increase of heating and hot water.

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