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10/16/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/16/2019 13:57

Gazprom’s year-to-date gas supplies to Hungary exceed 2018 total

ReleaseOctober 16, 2019, 13:50

A working meeting betweenAlexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Peter Szijjarto, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, took place today in Moscow.

Alexey Miller at meeting

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The parties reviewed issues related to cooperation in theenergysector, including exports of Russian gas to Hungary. It was noted that Gazprom's supplies to the country over nine and a half months of 2019 totaled 8.9 billion cubic meters of gas, 17 per cent more than in the entire year of 2018.

Peter Szijjarto at meeting

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Particular attention at the meeting was paid to the development of Hungary's gas transmission system.

Background

In 2018, Gazprom supplied to Hungary 7.6 billion cubic meters of gas, an increase of 9.3 per cent (7 billion cubic meters) from 2017.

In 2017, Alexey Miller and Peter Szijjartosigneda roadmap to implement a number of measures aimed at developing Hungary's gas transmission system.

Information Directorate, Gazprom

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