26 Mar 2010 14:50

Avg annual Russian-gas price for Belarus $171.5 per 1,000 m3 in 2010

MINSK. March 26 (Interfax) - The average annual price for Russian gas shipped to Belarus this year will be $171.5 per thousand cubic meters, versus $148 per thousand cubic meters in 2009, Deputy CEO at Gazprom Andrei Kruglov told reporters in Minsk on Friday.

"Based on the agreements reached earlier, and factoring in a reduced 0.9 coefficient, the average annual gas price for Belarus this year will be $171.5 per one thousand cubic meters," Kruglov said.