Rus News Journal

Ukraine raises the export prices for the electric power

Ukraine carries on negotiations for rise in prices for the electric power with foreign partners. On it have informed today in the national joint-stock company the Power company of Ukraine .
In particular, Kiev suggests the largest importer - Hungary to buy the electric power since January, 1st 2006. At the price on 30 - 35 % above existing that corresponds to a situation in the market. The power market of Ukraine will receive thus only from Hungary in addition to 30 million dollars a year.
means can be directed on improvement of a technical condition of power objects and calculations for the put fuel.
we will remind, in January - September Ukraine has increased export of the electric power to Hungary by 10,5 % - to 2396,4 million in kw - ch. (35,2 % in structure), to Poland - on 14,4 %, to 757,4 million in kw - ch. (11,1 %). To Moldova deliveries were reduced to 26,2 % - to 492,2 million in kw - ch. (7,2 %) and Slovakia - on 11,5 %, to 236,2 million in kw - ch. (3,5 %).
At the same time the Ukrainian authorities in any do not want to pay off for the Russian gas at the new prices. As the secretary of Security Council Anatoly Kins has informed on December, 10th, Ukraine is ready to stage-by-stage transition from barter schemes to transparent financial calculations for the Russian natural gas. According to A.Kinaha, the position of Ukraine provides gradual transition to transparent financial schemes, including gradual increase of the price for natural gas . Thus he has noticed that Ukraine intends to consider in negotiating process with Russia necessity of adaptation of the economy to the new prices for gas. Ukraine suggests not to admit shock experiments with the economy and to leave on pragmatic, economically well-founded variant of decision-making on deliveries of the Russian gas, A.Kinah has told.
we will remind also that earlier the president of the Russian Federation of Century Putin has declared that Ukraine is quite capable to pay for the Russian gas at market prices. According to the Russian leader, for today growth of the Ukrainian economy is comparable to growth of the Russian. Besides, Ukraine has received considerable money from privatisation and large credits from the western financial institutions under power projects. It is a question about billions dollars V.Putin has told. it is quite enough of it to buy the Russian gas at market prices - the Russian leader has noted.