Ukraine imported 3.002 billion cubic meters of natural gas worth $586 million in the first half of 2016, including 19.596 million cubic meters worth $4.133 million in June alone.
The average cost of imported gas in June was $210.9 per 1,000 cubic meters, up by $26.7 MoM. The bulk of the imports in June – 14.6 mcm – were supplied by a counteragent in Luxembourg (ArcelorMittal). Naftogaz Ukrainy did not import gas in June.
Ukraine did not import any Russian gas in January-June.
In the six months, Ukraine imported 627.1 million cubic meters of gas worth $121.9 million from counteragents in Germany, 457.1 million worth $88.7 million from those in France, 443.6 million worth $87.9 million from Switzerland, 426.3 million worth $86.7 million from the UK, 385.5 million worth $71.1 million from Austria, 257.9 million worth $49 million from Poland, 150.5 million worth $27 million from Hungary, 147.8 million worth $30 million from Italy and 105.8 million cubic meters worth $23.9 million from Luxembourg. (Interfax/Business World Magazine)