Gas prices for the population for the next heating season will not rise.

For the next heating season , gas prices for population will not rise.

About this on air of channel 5 said the Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groysman, reports UNIAN.

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21 October 2016 15:18

According to him, the decision a few days ago was taken at a meeting of the government. With regard to future fluctuations in gas prices, they will be in line with inflation in the energy market and any sudden changes in pricing will not happen, promised the Prime Minister.

Groisman also noted that he sees little reason to increase prices for housing and communal services, but this issue is not within the competence of the government.

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“As the price of housing services, they are formed locally by the National Commission for regulation of communal services. I think a special reason to have these prices changed, no. But these prices set in each city depending on the condition of housing and communal services”, – he said.

We will remind, on July 19, the government at its meeting considered the issue of raising gas tariffs for the population to almost 19%. The proposal was incorporated in the financial plan of “Naftogaz of Ukraine”. This document, the Cabinet adopted, however, contributed to a substantial edit.

“There is a proposal when we approved this plan of “Naftogaz” together with the Ministry of economy, Ministry of energy and Ministry of Finance to adjust the parameters of the revenue side of the financial plan for 2017 according to the current prices of April 1, 2017,” – said the first Vice Prime Minister, Minister of economic development and trade Stepan Kubiv.

With these proposals, the financial plan was approved.