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Ukraine to buy 33% more gas

During 2015 Ukraine plans to increase the import of natural gas by 33%. It was announced by Deputy Minister for Energy and Coal Industry Oleksandr Svetelyk.

Ukraine to buy 33% more gas

According to the official, the volume should be increased from 19.5 billion cubic meters to 25.9 billion cubic meters, Joinfo.ua reports.

"According to the draft forecast balance, we will have the following revenues: gas produced in Ukraine – 19 billion cubic meters, and import receipts – 25.9 billion cubic meters," he said.

It should be recalled that the prices for gas from Russia will be discussed today during the trilateral Ukraine-Russia-EU negotiations  in Brussels.