KEYWORDS TODAY:   OUTLOOK 2020NATOKTBGRIGOR DIMITROVUKRAINEPRISON WORKERS

Ukraine Rejects Russia's Gas Discount

Business » ENERGY | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 13:57| Views: 1057 | Comments: 0
  • Send to Kindle
Bulgaria: Ukraine Rejects Russia's Gas Discount Photo by BGNES

Russia has proposed a discount of USD 100 per 1,000 cubic meters of gas to Ukraine, but Kiev has said it will reject the offer.

Ukraine does not agree with the new prices set by Russia, which were initially at USD 485, overwriting an agreement signed in 2009, for USD 268. The energy giant Gazprom has also requested that Ukraine pre-pays its gas imports starting June and clear the accumulated debts.

"The Russians have proposed to give a USD 100 discount on the gas price . We are aware that the reduction is established by the decision of the Russian government, and the government can withdraw this decision", PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk said, adding that Ukraine is ready to pay all its debts at market prices.

Talks between Russian and Ukrainian representatives for a solution to the gas dilemma are continuing on Wednesday.

Energy » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: gas, Russia, Ukraine, Gazprom, Arseniy Yatsenyuk
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!

Leave a comment


Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria