Photo: Elena Afonina / TASS
Arrears of the final consumers of the North Caucasus for gas on January 1, 2019 was 93.9 billion rubles, reports “Interfax” data from the report of the head of Department 314 (marketing, processing of gas and liquid hydrocarbons) of “Gazprom” Gennady Sukhov.
In relation to January 2018, the growth amounted to 10.4 percent. Of this amount the debt of the population accounts for 68.6 billion, heat supply organizations — 15.8 billion rubles, electricity to 1.3 billion rubles of budget consumers — 0,8 billion rubles. Other consumers owe 7.3 billion rubles.
As of may 1, 2018 Gazprom evaluated the level of debt in the North Caucasus in 37.3 billion.
As noted by Sukhov, the regions of the North Caucasus consume only 7 percent in the structure of gas supplies, while generating 52.1 percent of debts. According to him, Gazprom conducts systematic work on debt reduction.
Last year was sent to more than 15.7 thousand statements on violations in the sphere of gas consumption in the republics of the North Caucasus, brought over seven thousand criminal and administrative cases, issued more than five thousand decisions on bringing to responsibility for wrongful actions.
Earlier, the head of Minkowksi Sergey Chebotarev said the main reason of growth of debts for gas and electricity in the North Caucasus, the shadow economy. According to him, the fee for the illegal use of energy illegal enterprises transferred to the citizens. In the result of a shady business leads to the growth of debt in the region.
Video, photo All from Russia.