Gasoline price for Defense Ministry went up by one thousand hryvnia per ton despite global oil prices slump, – journalistic investigation.

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The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine concluded a number of agreements for the supply of 80 gasoline for the total amount of 212,830,000 hryvnia (about $8,868,000) Oct. 21.

This was stated in the State Purchases Bulletin, Censor.NET informs citing Nashі hroshі project.

The tenders were held under the negotiation procedure. Only two companies were invited to participate, which gasoline was eventually purchased from.

Trade Commodity LLC will receive 68,250,000 hryvnia (about $2,844,000) for the fuel at the price of 19,500 hryvnia per ton (about $812.5); the state owned Ukrhasvydobuvannia PJSC will receive 144,590,000 hryvnia (about $2,844,000) for the fuel at the price of 19,000 and 19,050 hryvnia per ton (about $791.67 and $793.75 respectively)

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These prices are higher than the ones of previous procurement of the Ministry of Defense. According to the results of tenders conducted via 'Prozoro' (transparent - Ed.) online system, the military concluded an agreement with the same Trade Commodity LLC for the supply of the same type of gasoline (A-80-D3) at the price of 18,589 hryvnia per ton (about $774.54) Oct. 13, but for much smaller amount than the latest agreements - only 25 million hryvnia (about $1,041,667).

Founder of Trade Commodity LLC from Dniprodzerzhynsk with charter capital of only 7,400 hryvnia (about $308) is Vadym Maiko.

The company began winning government tenders (mostly issued by the Defense Ministry) just in 2015 and has already received contracts for 130,090,000 hryvnia (about $5,420,417).

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n358254