Business news from Ukraine


4 December , 2019  

Ukraine in January-November 2019 increased natural gas imports by 38.1% (by 3.854 billion cubic meters) compared to the same period in 2018, to 13.967 billion cubic meters, according to recent data from JSC Ukrtransgaz. According to the calculations of the Interfax-Ukraine agency, imports from Slovakia amounted to 9.034 billion cubic meters over 11 months (up by 45% compared to January-November 2018), from Hungary to 3.542 billion cubic meters (9.9% more), Poland to 1.931 billion cubic meters (2.1 times more).
In November 2019, imports amounted to 669 million cubic meters of gas, which is 31.1% less than in the same month of 2018 (971.2 million cubic meters).
As reported, Ukraine has not been importing natural gas under the contract with PJSC Gazprom (Russia) for four years (since November 26, 2015), purchasing resources exclusively on its western border.