European banks - potential creditors NAK "Naftogaz Ukraine" - require
that gas prices in the country is not subsidized by the state budget .

This was announced on Friday, July 17, a spokesman for the European Commission
Mark Gray. According to him, the decision on a loan will be made after
how Ukraine will call the cancellation of subsidies, writes Kommersant-Ukraine.
"The European Commission and international financial institutions were asked to Ukraine
provide a more detailed timetable for reform, "- said Gray.
Increasing the price of gas for CTV to the level required for rejection
of subsidies will lead to a twofold increase in tariffs on CTV hot water and heating
for the population, estimated Deputy Director Research and Development Center
"Psyche" Gennady Ryabtsev. "Now the level of payments to public
CTV does not exceed 85%. When prices go up twice, I think it will fall to 60-65%, "
- Said a member of the parliamentary committee on Energy, Sergei Tulub. Level
CTV calculations to "Naftogaz" may be even lower. In I half of the level of
CTV settlement before the "gas of Ukraine", according to the company amounted to 74%. "When
level calculations of the population falls, the gap will further increase. "Naftogaz"
financially only to suffer - CTV debts before they grow ", -
said Sergei Tulub. Among the solutions to the problem in the European Commission
referred to the introduction of bills in the calculation of the distribution of gas, when funds
population that pays for hot water and heating in the first place will be
enter "Naftogaz Ukraine" in payment for gas, said Mark Gray.
And the chief of analytical department of the IR "BrokerCreditService" Maxim
Shein said that "Naftogaz" will be forced to enter one hundred percent for CTV
advance payment for gas purchased. "This is how the European gas
market ", - stressed the expert. According to analyst Dragon Capital
Elena Belan, growth rates for hot water and heating for the population significantly
accelerate inflation, because the thermal energy is a significant part
in utility charges. Overall for the year inflation could accelerate at 1, 2%.
"However, in 2010, we expect growth inhibition prices - up to 11% (excluding
this increase. - Ed.) And, more importantly, this move will finally balance
local budgets, which are now hostage to get subsidies
from the state budget ", - said Belan.

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