Tariffs will not be increased until April

Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladimir Omeljan not sure whether the increased railway freight rates by 25% in 2017.

“On March 1 – this is a very optimistic scenario is likely no earlier than April if this decision will generally be made by the government.”, – He said on the sidelines after the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, answering the questions of a business portal UAprom about the possible timing of indexation of tariffs.

The Minister categorically rejected the possibility of indexing w / d in the winter rates.

As reported, in late December, the tariff committee of the Ministry of Infrastructure has agreed a 25% increase in tariffs on w / e trucking in 2017.

In January 2017 the Ministry has proposed to increase tariffs for rail freight in the country by 25% from February 2017.

At the same time, when considering finplana “Ukrzaliznytsia” for 2017 did not see the system position to 12 billion USD in the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, which is higher than expected revenues from the indexation of tariffs (about 11 billion USD).

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