The Cabinet is forced to raise gas tariffs – Groisman

Кабмин вынужден поднять тарифы на газ – Гройсман

The price of gas for the population will grow

The Prime Minister reiterated commitments to the IMF on tariffs for gas.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said that the government will have to continue the gradual raising of tariffs for gas for population to economically justified level, as required by the international monetary Fund (IMF).

“There are commitments signed by the Ukrainian side that the gas tariffs will be 100% fit value. There is no other way, I have no choice”, – said Mr. Groisman on channel 24 on Wednesday night, responding to a question whether the new government to raise gas tariffs for the population from may 1, as required by the IMF under the extended Fund facility.

The court upheld the rise in price of gas for Ukrainians

According to the Memorandum of cooperation with the IMF, Ukraine was from 1 April to spend the next stage of increase of tariffs for gas. However, the government decided to postpone for a month the increase of prices on gas for households and heat supply companies.