Ukraine Raises Gas Prices for Industry by 18%, Interfax Reports

Ukraine’s National Electricity Regulatory Commission raised natural-gas prices for industrial consumers by 18 percent, the Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported, citing the regulator.

The commission decided on the increase today, saying prices for gas imports from Russia will probably rise to $355 to $357 per 1,000 cubic meters, according to Interfax. The price change takes effect July 1, the news service said.

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