Another increase in gas tariffs expected in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Sept.16
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The tariffs for natural gas supplied to the population and enterprises will increase in Uzbekistan by 7.3 percent from Oct.1, 2015, said the message from Uzbekneftegaz national holding company.
The price will differ depending on availability of the gas meter. The price will rise from 194.7 soums to 208.92 soums from Oct.1 if the gas consumption is counted via the meter. For those consumers without the meter, price will increase from 336.71 soums to 361.3 soums.
The official exchange rate on Sept.16 is 2610.89 soums/$1.
Earlier, the tariffs for gas were increased by 7.2 percent in Uzbekistan in May 2015.
Moreover, it was earlier reported that the tariffs for cold water will increase in the country by 8 percent on average, central heating and hot water supply - 5.2 percent and electricity - eight percent from Oct.1.
Edited by SI