A set of issues were discussed during the meeting:

  • the EBA positions to be voiced during the meeting with Energy Community Secretariat in Vienna;
  • possible cooperation with Coordination Center on implementation of economic reforms under President Secretariat (on energy related issues);
  • Draft Law on Increase the Excise Rates for Oil Products published for discussion by the Ministry of Infrastructure.

Following the discussion results a number of urgent energy problems that need solving in the near future and discussions at the highest profile state institutions were identified. Among them: encourage modernization of oil companies, transition to the exchange trading in coal, privatization of coal enterprises, transition to the long-term tariff principles formation RAB (Return Asset Base or the principle of "return on invested capital") and the liberalization of the electricity market.