Minsk and Kyiv agreed to increase supply of electricity to Belarus
(ForUm) - Minsk and Kyiv agreed to increase supply of electricity to Belarus in 2007 by 40% comparing with 2006 up to 3.5 milliard kilowatt-hour. Valentin Velichko the emergency and plenipotentiary ambassador of Belarus in Ukraine informed.
According to preliminary agreement, volume of supplies in 2007 will comprise 3.5 milliard kilowatt-hour at a price of 2.44 cents for one kilowatt-hour, but the price will be differential depending on supply season. The matter concerns price formation for five summer and seven winter months, Velichko said.
At the same time the Ambassador of the Belarus noted that the agreement is not signed yet. The agreement is likely to be signed next week in Minsk, he added.
According to Velichko, preliminary terms of supplies are agreed on December 14 in the scope of the negotiations in Kyiv between delegation of Belarusian state concern Belenergo and Ukrainian Company Ukrenergo, reports Trend.
As a reminder, Ukraine supplied to Belarus 2.5 milliard kilowatt-hour of electricity at a price of 2.1 cent for one kilowatt-hour in 2006. In January-October 2006 Ukraine exported to Belarus 2.1 milliard kilowatt-hour.