(MENAFN - UkrinForm) In August, the gas price for the population will decrease by at least 5.5% compared with the July price and will amount to no more than UAH 4,640 for a thousand cubic meters excluding VAT.
"Despite the opposition of the monopolist, we have found a solution and forced Naftogaz to sell gas at a cheaper price for the population. The price of gas for the population in general in the three months has decreased from UAH 5,803 to 4,640, excluding VAT. As a result of a Government decision, the price of gas fell by 25%", said Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, the Government portal reports.
The Prime Minister noted that the gas price for the population would drop by 25% in total due to the Government's diligent efforts and consistent actions.
'On the basis of the dynamics of the formation of gas price in the Ukrainian market, and taking into account the data of the Ukrainian Energy Exchange - as of today UAH 4,643 excluding VAT, NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine UAH 4,640 for the industry excluding VAT, the final price of gas for the population in August will drop by at least 5.5%, as compared to the price in July, and will make up no more than UAH 4,640 excluding VAT, the Government adds.