Ukrainian enterprises import gas at $253 in Dec 2017 – Economy ministry
Ukrainian enterprises in December 2017 imported gas at an average price of UAH 6,863, or $252.91 per 1,000 cubic meters, according to the website of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade.
According to the ministry, in January 2017 the price of gas imports for 1,000 cubic meters amounted to $229.51 (UAH 6,033), in February to $246.88 (UAH 6,682), in March to $248.13 (UAH 6,669), in April to $232.17 (UAH 6,235), in May to $208.38 (UAH 5,507), in June to $213.7 (UAH 5,566), in July to $214.5 (UAH 5,566), in August to $210.11 (UAH 5,385), in September to $212.9 (UAH 5,574), in October to $224.89 (UAH 6,000), and in November to $239.53 (UAH 6,393).
Earlier Chief Commercial Officer of Naftogaz Ukrainy Yuriy Vitrenko noted that the average customs value of imported gas published by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade is not representative.
In addition, according to the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the actual price for the sale of oil and condensate, which is used in determining royalties for subsoil use, in December 2017 amounted to UAH 12,965 per tonne.