The credit debt of NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy exceeded 34,5 billion UAH, the monopolist has to return two thirds of this sum until the end of 2009.
About it the newspaper "Business" to which order the documents containing information on the current financial obligations of NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy got writes.
Management of the company provided these data to the government within preparation of the financial plan of "Naftogaz" for 2009.
According to received information, in 2009 at the largest state company expires the term of return of the credits for the sum over 25 billion UAH. The company will pay 4 billion more UAH to banks as percent.
The total amount of loans for the beginning of the current year exceeded 34,5 billion. Thus a number of the credits the companies on the security of gas in underground gas storages were provided.
As the largest creditor of "Naftogaz" the state Oshchadbank acts at the moment. Gas workers borrowed at this financial establishment more than 18 billion UAH at the end of last year that in emergency order to satisfy a debt for the Russian gas.
From 12 financial institutions which lent to "Naftogaz" for 2004-2008, - 7 foreign banks. Their loans are now most problematic for NAKA as were provided in the dollar equivalent which course considerably grew. From a total debt in 34,5 billion UAH the share of the credits in foreign currency exceeds 40%.
Creditor banks don't complain of financial discipline of "Naftogaz" yet. Representatives of the financial institutions working with "Naftogaz", assure that it pays bills in time.
"With payment of percent ("Naftogaz") - No, and I any danger don't see delays", - the member of the supervisory board of the state Ukreksimbank Victor Topolov reported. It is export - the gas company owes import bank over 800 million UAH
Oshchadbank can have reasons for excitements. The term of return of 18 billion UAH which were borrowed to NAKU last year, will come until the end of December. However in the financial plan of "Naftogaz" for 2009 change of the schedule of repayment of the credits of Oshchadbank is planned. That is money this year can not return to financial establishment.
In bank don't undertake to predict probability of return of debts "Naftogaz" until the end of December, but confirm that while NAK pays regularly, and claims to it aren't present.
As notes the edition, more than billion hryvnias of proceeds of credit last year were provided to NAKU on security by the gas pumped in underground gas storages.
At the international conference in Brussels on March 23 representatives of Cabinet of Ministers will bring up a question of a new loan of 2,3 billion euro. This money, according to the Minister of Fuel and Energy Yury Prodan, is necessary on modernization of the gas transmission system of Ukraine.