Ukraine three times reduced the consumption of Russian gas


Moscow. On 2 November. “Gazprom” by the end of October increased gas export to far abroad countries on 41,36%, Ukraine from the beginning of November has reduced the consumption of Russian gas almost in three times, told reporters the head of the company Alexey Miller.

“By the end of October the export of “Gazprom” in the far abroad increased by 41,36% compared with last year. The rate of growth of demand for Russian gas has increased in 1,8 times. I will remind, in July demand growth amounted to 22.4%, in August 23,16% in September 24,23%”, – he said.

At the same time, he added, Ukraine from the beginning of November has reduced the consumption of Russian gas due to financial deficit “Naftogaz” almost three times. Prepaid gas remained only for 5 days.