Ukraine offers Russia's Gazprom 50% tariff discount for extra gas transit

Ukraine offers Russia's Gazprom 50% tariff discount for extra gas transit
Ukraine offers Russia's Gazprom 50% tariff discount for extra gas transit   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  
By Reuters

<div> <p><span class="caps">KYIV</span> – Ukraine has offered Russian gas giant Gazprom a 50% tariff discount for an additional gas transit to Europe, a Ukrainian president spokesman said.</p> <p>“Ukraine offers it to Gazprom and European gas traders,” Sergii Nykyforov said.</p> <p>Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of the security and defence council of Ukraine, told a briefing earlier on Friday that Kyiv was ready to increase its annual gas transit to Europe by 55 billion cubic meters from the current 40 bcm provided by the 5-year contact with Gazprom. He did not reveal details. </p> <p/> </div>