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

В I квартале 2016 г. средневзвешенная стоимость импортированного газа упала до 198 долл. за тыс. куб. м, – "Нафтогаз"

In the first quarter of 2016, the weighted average cost of gas imported in all directions, with transportation to the Ukrainian border, inclusively, amounted to $ 198. per thousand cubic meters compared to 228 and $ 266. per thousand cubic meters respectively in the IV and III quarters of 2015. About it reported in a press-service NAK “Naftogaz Ukraine”.

In March natural gas from Russia, as before, were not imported, so all of the fuel was procured from European suppliers. As of the end of March the volume of reverse gas from the EU was 0.24 billion cubic meters.

The maximum price of gas imported from Europe, including transportation to the border of Ukraine as of the end of March amounted to $ 189. per thousand cubic meters. m, which is $ 14. less compared to similar data for the end of February.

Related news: the Finance Ministry expects that the price of gas in 2016 will be $ 190-200., but the budget is considered “conservative scenario”

We will remind, on may 1, in Ukraine increased the gas price for Ukrainian consumers. The Cabinet established a single price for all consumers: 6,88 UAH per cu. m of gas. Benefits for the heating period will not. The owners of individual gas heating, which in winter was kept to 1.2 thousand cubic meters, will now pay twice. Those who have only a gas stove, some less.