Ukraine mounted Russian gas transit by 19% since the beginning of 2016
In September the transit of Russian gas on the territory of Ukraine has ammounted to 6,949bln cubic metre (m3) , UNIAN.
In the period of January-August Ukraine increased transit of Russian gas through its gas transportation system by 19% compared to the same period of 2015, from 42.3bln m3 to 50.2bln m3 respectively.
This was stated by the state enterprise of the gas transportation system "Ukrtransgas."
In particular, in August the transit through Ukraine amounted to 6.949bln m3 that is 3.1% more than the same period last year.
"The increase in monthly volumes of transportation has been stipulated by the 8-day stopover in the pipeline system "Nord Stream", which started on August 9 and ended on August 18," Ukrtransgas added.