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10.02.2021

POSITION PAPER “The return to regulated gas prices for households is a step backwards in the market reform”

The Ukrainian society has traditionally been sensitive to the issue of energy pricing. On the one hand, there are evident reasons: the problem of energy poverty is Ukraine is quite high on the agenda. According to a survey regularly held by the State Statistics Service, as of 2019, 21.8% households were unable to maintain proper temperature in their housing. In the first half of 2020, 17.2% of the total household expenses were spend on housing maintenance, water, electricity, gas and other utility bills – the second-largest item after food and non-alcoholic beverages (46.2%)

  • Why did “tariff protests” happen?
  • How did the government respond?
  • Why price regulation may hamper the market?
  • Whats next?

While fixing the gas price for households until March 31, 2021, the government should not ignore a number of problems in the market to be solved in the coming months anyway. Otherwise, similar crisis situations may occur again.

Given that, DiXi Group experts recommend…
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Our platforms

https://ksep.energy/en/

Independent energy educational center

http://eiti.org.ua/

National website of Extractive Industries Transparensy Initiative in Ukraine 

http://ua-energy.org/

Information and analitical website “Ukrainian Energy UA-Energy.org” is unique   platform to inform