Prime Minister of
Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk instructed the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of
Ukraine, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine jointly with
the Antimonopoly Committee to check "the correspondence between falling oil
prices on global markets and reducing the cost of fuel by Ukrainian gasoline
stations". He accentuated during an expanded Government’s meeting on
Wednesday, August 26.
The Prime Minister considers
"positive" that the
crude oil price is $ 43 per barrel: "For Ukraine, the fall
in oil prices is an advantage."
pulled down the rate of the Russian national currency. Russia and other neighbouring
markets are facing very serious problems related to financial, banking
stability," he added.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk recalled
that crude oil affects gas prices: "In case such pricing environment for
oil preserves, it will enable Ukraine to buy natural gas at lower value, which
would directly affect the final account regarding tariff for natural gas".