In Ukraine again can appreciate gas and heat.
The heating season is behind us and soon the bills a while will shock the citizens.
With the new heating season gas prices and the heat can change significantly.
The fact that our country has committed itself to revise the price of gas and heat, if the price of imported gas will exceed the current price by 10%.
According to the forecast of the national Bank, in 2017, natural gas will rise by 23.3% to 247,7 dollars for 1 thousand cubic meters. In 2018, the growth rates will be 10.3% and the gas price will rise to RUB 273.3 dollars for 1 thousand cubic meters. In 2019, the price hike will be 6.8 percent — thus the price will rise to $292 per 1 thousand cubic meters.
In General, even if the hryvnia to the dollar will be stable, the price increase of gas and heat in Ukraine can not be avoided.
– If the gas price will rise by 23%, the heat tariff for heat will increase somewhere in the 15-17%, – says the co-founder of the energy strategies Foundation Dmytro Marunych. And we are talking about price in dollars, excluding exchange rate fluctuations.
If the hryvnia will fall in price on 10%, gas prices could rise by a third, and on heating, somewhere in the quarter.
Besides, since may 1, the government reduces social norms on the basis of which subsidy is calculated. Therefore, even those who receive assistance from the state to the payment of utility bills is likely during the next heating season will pay more. than this.
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