If the question of the anti-corruption court will not be solved, about the IMF before the election will be forgotten.
Ukraine has agreed to bring gas prices in line with the level of external markets in 2016, but the government failed to fulfill the requirement.
This was stated by the representative of IMF in Ukraine Jost Longman.
According to Longman, the IMF has made it clear that the fulfillment of the promises on bringing gas prices to market levels is the main condition for the allocation of the next tranche.
“In our view, it is important that gas prices and utility tariffs is no exception – is determined by the market, in accordance with the reforms that were introduced in 2016. This is a major breakthrough in the reform process in Ukraine over the past few years,” said the IMF representative.
Longman noted that the low gas prices for households of equivalent subsidies to the largest consumers.
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