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Ukraine demands Gazprom repay $14.23 billion in overpaid amounts for gas

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Gazprom has for the first time disclosed the amount of counter-claims by Naftogaz Ukrainy, which it said were $14.23 billion.




Gazprom filed a claim against Naftogaz for unpaid gas with the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce on June 16, 2014. The overall claim increased to $31.75 billion when take-or-pay demands were added.

"At the same time on June 16, 2014 NJSC Naftogaz Ukraine submitted a request for arbitration to the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Sweden, against PJSC Gazprom seeking a retroactive revision of the price, compensation of all overpaid amounts starting from May 20, 2011 and cancellation of the Contract No. KP prohibition on re-export of natural gas out of Ukraine.

"The clarified claims of NJSC Naftogaz Ukraine to PJSC Gazprom amounted to over $14.23 billion," Gazprom said in a Q2 financial report to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).


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