For budgetary institutions gas and hot water tariffs will be lowered by 25 %
According to Alexander Vilkula, the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, gas and hot water tariffs for the enterprises of the budgetary sphere will be gradually reduced by 25 %. The message was announced at the press conference held after the meeting of the Council of regions.
The Council of regions decided upon recalculation for heat and hot water only for budgetary organizations. For the enterprises of municipal heat and power enterprises, providing hot water and gas to the population, the price remains the same — UAH 1.309.
Vice Prime Minister noted, that first of all these changes will affect the enterprises of public sector with «high rates». Agreements signed with the Russian Federation contributed to this.
«Decrease of gas prices is a good investment resource for Ukraine. This was stated today by President of the country. The gradual reduction of tariffs for gas is due to the gas reserves bought at the higher price earlier», explained Vilkula.
At the meeting the issue of establishing a new pricing policy for the population was also discussed. As the result, the question was postponed until early next year.