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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Gas Deal Signed

PRAGUE () -- Czech gas importer Trans gas and Russian gas firm Gazexport have agreed on natural gas supplies to the Czech Republic for the next three to six years, Industry and Trade Minister Vladimir Dlouhy said Thursday.

He said the firms also signed a contract for natural gas transport through the Czech Republic to Western Europe through the year 2008.

Dlouhy said the contract, for 8 billion to 9 billion cubic meters of gas a year, was signed for a three-year period and could be renewed automatically