REUTERS

Naftogaz group paid about UAH 78.1 billion (USD 2.89 billion) in taxes and dividends to the state budget in January–July 2018, based on the current data.

Naftogaz group accounted for 19.8% of total revenues of the state budget over the first seven months of 2018, the company's press service said.

Naftogaz group remains Ukraine's biggest taxpayer. Last year, the group's contribution to the state budget in taxes and dividends totaled UAH 107.3 billion.

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UNIAN memo. NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine is the largest state-run vertically integrated oil and gas holding whose subsidiaries account for about 90% of oil and gas production in Ukraine. Naftogaz develops oil and gas fields, produces crude oil and natural gas. Its core business is also transportation and trade in fuel through its own network of filling stations.