At present, all private consumers of Naftogaz use an annual product. This was stated by Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal during the Question Time for the Government at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on June 18.
"The gas market was launched in Ukraine. The price is formed on exchanges, in particular on international ones. More than 80 companies supply natural gas to industrial and private consumers. Today, Naftogaz has more than 1 million private consumers who receive gas at the price of an annual product. It is equal to UAH 7.96 per cubic meter. In parallel, there is stock trading. An indicative monthly price is being set. No citizen uses Naftogaz's monthly tariff. Therefore, during the year, starting from June 1, all private consumers of Naftogaz, including those who join now, receive gas at a price of UAH 7.96 per cubic meter," the Head of Government said.
At the same time, according to the Prime Minister, there are significant price fluctuations in the world and Ukrainian gas markets. Today, the indicative price per cubic meter of gas is over 11 UAH. As Denys Shmyhal noted, it is possible that in the future this price may fall, and in this case, Ukrainians will be able to get gas at a lower monthly tariff.