Kubiv asks NBU to grant «Naftogaz» individual foreign exchange license

The Minister of economic development and trade Stepan Kubiv has addressed in national Bank with a request to provide «Naftogaz of Ukraine» individual license currency, announced March 27, the press service of the Ministry of economic development.

He asks to simplify NAC for the implementation of operations with foreign currency when charging for the transit of natural gas PJSC «Gazprom».

«In particular, the letter refers to the provision of the «Naftogaz Ukraine» the possibility to obtain an individual license for quick transfer of overpaid «Gazprom» for the transit of natural gas in accordance with the decisions of the Stockholm arbitration, dated 22 December 2017 and 28 February 2018″, – stated in the message.

Kubiv also asked the NBU to allow «Naftogaz» not to carry out the mandatory sale of funds in foreign currency received from abroad if they need to return to «Gazprom».

The transit of Gazprom gas to Europe via Ukraine is carried out on the basis of the contract signed in 2009. According to the head of NAK «Naftogaz Ukraine», Andrey KOBOLEV, annually, the transit brings Ukraine a $2-3 billion.

In Ukraine legal entities have to sell 50% of foreign exchange earnings. In December 2017, the national Bank extended this requirement until June 13, 2018.

Kubiv asks NBU to grant «Naftogaz» individual foreign exchange license 28.03.2018

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