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Parliament to hold closed-door discussion on gas price hike

Parliament to hold closed-door discussion on gas price hike

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian parliament will hold a closed-door discussion on recent gas price hike, parliament spokesperson Gohar Poghosyan told PanARMENIAN.Net

Members of all parliamentary groups, Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, Energy Minister Armen Movsisyan and the chair of the Public Services Regulatory Commission Robert Nazaryan were invited to participate.

Earlier, ArmRosgazprom CJSC addressed Armenia’s Public Services Regulatory Commission with an offer to reconsider natural gas prices, as well as the prices for the services of gas supply operator (ArmRosgazprom CJSC), gas distribution (ArmRosgazprom CJSC) and gas transportation (Transgas CJSC and ArmRosgazprom).

According to the company’s press service, the current price for consumers of up to 10 thous. cubic meters a month is set at AMD 132 thous. for every 1,000 cubic meters of natural gas (VAT), with the offered price to total AMD 221 (VAT included).

The current price for the services of the gas supply system operator grosses AMD 20.618 (VAT included), with the offered price for each thous. cubic meters of natural gas to total 33.695 (VAT included). The current price for the natural gas distribution is set at AMD 13709.698 (VAT included), with the offered price to total 26638.071 (VAT included).

The current price for the transportation of one thous. cubic meters of natural gas is set at AMD 6948266 (VAT included), with the offered price to gross AMD 12989.186 (VAT included).

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