“Naftogaz of Ukraine” on Monday transferred in the state budget of Ukraine UAH 8.2 billion of dividends for the year 2018.

“Thus, in General, the company transferred to the state already totalled 12.3 billion, accounting for 90% of the net profit of “Naftogaz” in 2018″, – stated in the message of the NAC.

As reported, in late June, “Naftogaz” transferred to the state budget UAH 4.1 bn dividend, which amounted to only 30% of the net profit for the year 2018, despite the requirement of the Cabinet to direct the dividends 90% of the profits.

Then the head of the NJSC Andriy KOBOLEV said that after the involvement of additional financial resources or the completion of gas injection into UGS company will transfer the remaining part. In mid-July, “Naftogaz” has placed Eurobonds totaling more than $1 billion in funds to the accounts of the company were to enter July 19-22.

“Naftogaz of Ukraine” as a separate legal entity in 2018, reduced net profit by 2.8 times (24 billion 531,525 million UAH) in comparison 2017 year – on-year to 13 billion 613,258 million UAH.

“Naftogaz Ukraine” unites the largest oil and gas enterprises of the country. The holding is a monopolist on transit and storage of natural gas in underground storage, and oil transportation by pipeline transport through the territory of the country.